Mining downturn a window of opportunity for food security?

September 2nd, 2015

Image from the front cover of the Bread and Stones report

The downturn in world ore, metal and energy prices, with the concomitant ‘cooling’ of investment activity in the extractive sector, could be a window of opportunity for investment in agribusiness in Africa and further afield.

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Fulbright scholar returns to Murdoch

October 29th, 2013

Dr Mark McHenry has returned from an inspiring and highly productive seven months in the United States as a Fulbright scholar.

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Biosecurity and food security pact signed with Africa

September 6th, 2013

Murdoch University’s Centre for Biosecurity and Food Security has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with African Technology Policy Studies (ATPS).

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Conference links mining and agriculture across two continents

August 5th, 2013

Murdoch University in association with Africa Down Under and in partnership with the Crawford Fund is set to host the Africa Australia Research Forum to foster research collaborations and build relationships between Australia and the countries of Africa.

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Murdoch receives $2.1m to support African mining

March 25th, 2013

Murdoch University has been awarded $2.1 million to help Mozambique and neighbouring African countries manage agricultural and mining issues in a sustainable manner that supports development.

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Recognition for multicultural community service

March 15th, 2012

On the eve of Harmony week a Murdoch University staff member has been recognised for her work over many years in empowering culturally and linguistically diverse communities, combating racism and promoting human rights.

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Hall of Fame for Casta

March 8th, 2012

Dr Casta Tungaraza, Manager Equal Opportunity and Social Justice, is one of only 15 women to be inducted into the Western Australian Women’s Hall of Fame, part of the International Women’s Day Celebrations on March 8.

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Forum identifies research opportunities in mining sector

August 26th, 2011

Murdoch University is bringing together leading industry, academia and government experts within the mining sector for an intense research forum on 30 August.

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Rust threatens world's wheat crops

June 1st, 2010

A Murdoch University researcher is battling a deadly wheat fungus that is threatening the world’s wheat crops.

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Commemoration of Genocide marked with messages of hope

April 12th, 2010

Commemoration of Genocide marked with messages of hope

Murdoch University academics have helped the Rwandan Government to mark the 16th Commemoration of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide in Kigali, Rwanda on April 7.

Associate Professor Mick Broderick from the School of Media Communication and Culture and Dr Angela Ebert from the School of Psychology presented a 10 minute video featuring survivor's messages of hope to a gathering of 20,000 mourners and international dignitaries in the National Stadium.

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