School of Veterinary and Life Sciences

School of Business and Governance announces new Advisory Board

July 5th, 2018

The Murdoch School of Business and Governance has announced its new Advisory Board, which will bring together professionals from local business, government and education to offer their expertise, guidance and leadership. At an official ceremony yesterday evening, Murdoch University Vice Chancellor Eeva Leinonen welcomed the new Advisory Board members to their roles. “The University and the […]

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Forensics students uncover new ways to detect crime scenes

July 4th, 2018

Could common spices like turmeric, cinnamon and paprika be used instead of traditional black carbon powders in detecting fingerprints from crime scenes?

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Helping the sea turtle which lost its dive

July 4th, 2018

A juvenile green sea turtle discovered floating in an estuary in Broome has been brought to Murdoch University’s Animal Hospital for a CT scan.

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Students awarded for commitment to animals and the environment

June 29th, 2018

The School of Veterinary and Life Sciences held its annual awards ceremony last night, recognising students for their dedication and passion for veterinary, agricultural, environmental, medical, molecular and forensic science. A total of 56 prizes were presented to students for the 2017 academic year across these areas of study. Murdoch University Vice Chancellor Eeva Leinonen […]

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Future environmental leaders receive scholarships from Harry Butler Institute

June 21st, 2018

Image of recipients with Harry Butler Director and Deputy Vice Chancellor

Six future environmental custodians have earned a unique opportunity to protect the wilderness with their Honours studies at Murdoch University.

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Opinion: Mass slaughter of wedge-tailed eagles could have Australia-wide consequences

June 14th, 2018

Wedge-tailed Eagles (pic Simon Cherriman)

In an article for The Conversation, PhD researcher Simon Cherriman explains how the recent poisoning of 136 wedge-tailed eagles in East Gippsland could have ecological consequences across Australia.

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AI tech helping to find and conserve dugongs

May 31st, 2018

Dugong (Credit Ahmed M. Shawky)

Artificial intelligence technology from Google has revolutionised the way a Murdoch University dugong researcher finds and studies the gentle marine mammals.

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Bilby preservation a key priority for Kimberley energy company

May 28th, 2018

A Murdoch University research project on vulnerable bilbies in the Kimberley has won a prestigious oil and gas industry award for environmental excellence. Buru Energy won the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association 2018 Environment Project Award for its support of Murdoch University PhD student Stuart Dawson’s investigation into the impact of fire and track clearing on bilby populations in the Canning Basin.

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Murdoch staff recognised for outstanding contribution to student learning

May 24th, 2018

Four academics have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to creating an exemplary learning environment at Murdoch University.

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Attempts to halt the devastating effects of nest predation examined

May 22nd, 2018

A new review has shone a light on the complexities of nest predation and its devastating effect on populations of temperate forest and woodland birds in Australia.

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