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Could climate change turn South-West estuaries into tropical fishing havens?

January 22nd, 2018

Dr Chris Hallett and Dr Alan Cottingham

Murdoch University scientists say climate change could result in recreational fishers being able to catch tropical marine species in South-West Australian estuaries, but at a price.

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Murdoch Uni to lead major Indian Ocean expedition

January 18th, 2018

Professor Lynnath Beckley from Murdoch University will lead an international research team following the course of the International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE) undertaken more than 50 years ago.

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Murdoch student meat judges a cut above the competition

January 16th, 2018

Murdoch student meat judges have emerged triumphant from an international competition in the United States.

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Financial boost for rural students

January 15th, 2018

High achieving students living in rural or remote areas are being urged to apply for a scholarship to help them with accommodation and living expenses while they study at Murdoch University.

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Murdoch law alumni to ride again after Bali blip

January 11th, 2018

Ben Bullock

Murdoch University law alumni Ben Bullock will set off on an epic motorcycle journey around the world for the second time after his first attempt ended with a scare in Bali.

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Iran erupts again: How should Australia react?

January 9th, 2018

Dr Ameer Ali

In an opinion piece for the West Australian, Murdoch University academic Dr Ameer Ali urges Australia to stay neutral following the recent wave of protests in Iran.

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Murdoch student aims to boost dolphin tourism in Bunbury

January 8th, 2018

Swimming with dolphins and other encounters with these enchanting mammals are the subject of research by a Murdoch honours student that aims to boost tourism in Bunbury.

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Funding boost for threatened cockatoos at Murdoch

January 4th, 2018

Conservation efforts to help endangered black cockatoos at Murdoch University’s Perth campus will be aided thanks to a state government grant.

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Murdoch Dubai students to showcase innovations at Expo 2020

December 28th, 2017

Two student teams from Murdoch Dubai have won the right to showcase innovative sustainable projects at World Expo 2020 in Dubai.

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Murdoch research that grabbed the world's attention in 2017

December 22nd, 2017

In 2017 Murdoch researchers continued to be a creative force in the world, pushing the boundaries of scientific knowledge for the benefit of all.

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Genetic research breakthrough to boost barley production

December 21st, 2017

Grain growers are celebrating a recent breakthrough by Murdoch University researchers that will lead to a boost in future barley production.

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Make yourself heard in blue swimmer crab survey

December 20th, 2017

Blue swimmer crab: A new online survey will guide future management of the fishery

If you love to fish for blue swimmer crabs, your views are wanted by Murdoch University researchers.

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Murdoch scientists team up with primary school to catch elusive goldfish

December 18th, 2017

Gold rush: Dr Stephen Beatty nets goldfish after electrofishing at Duggan

Murdoch University fish researchers have joined forces with Year 6 pupils at a south west primary school to eradicate feral goldfish from a local waterway.

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