September 7th, 2016
More than 200 leading researchers, farmers, advisors, and policy makers have attended Murdoch University’s 2016 Agricultural Research Symposium. Senior figures from agriculture in Western Australia (WA) were among those who gathered at the University’s Perth campus on Friday to discuss the key issues affecting the industry. Murdoch University Vice Chancellor, Professor Eeva Leinonen, delivered the […]
August 1st, 2016
Researchers at Murdoch University have made a major breakthrough in improving the quality and profitability of Australia’s $6 billion wheat crops.
July 11th, 2016
Murdoch University has been chosen as the location for a national research facility which will help Australia’s $9 billion horticulture industry.
April 2nd, 2015
Key stakeholders with power and interest in India’s food and agriculture sectors came together in March as part of the Second Murdoch Commission on food security.
September 5th, 2013
Murdoch University Animal Science students connected theory with hands-on industry practice on a recent five-day tour of agricultural enterprises in WA’s South-West.
July 31st, 2013
Murdoch University has entered into a partnership with Western Australia’s Potato Marketing Corporation (PMC) to improve the yield and quality of fresh potatoes in the State.
July 17th, 2013
Second-year Animal Science student Courtney O’Sullivan has taken out the individual champion title at the 2013 Australian Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association Competition.
May 9th, 2013
Murdoch University’s Agriculture and Forestry programs have been formally recognised as among the best in the world, according to the latest round of university rankings.
The QS World University Rankings By Subject compared over 8,300 programs across nearly 3,000 universities. Only 678 institutions globally made the list, with Murdoch University ranked in the top 200 for the Agriculture and Forestry discipline.
April 30th, 2013
Researchers from Murdoch University have developed an environmentally friendly ‘gene silencing’ method to control Root Lesion Nematodes, plant pathogens known to reduce crop yields in major crops by 15 per cent or more.