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Murdoch wins big at agriculture youth forum

April 5th, 2018

Lydia Inglis

Murdoch University students have swept the board at the Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum, earning the top three honours for their animal science research.

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Opinion: Making the Gene Technology Act 2000 fit-for-purpose

March 15th, 2018

Professor Mike Jones

If Australia wants to contribute fully to global food security as our population grows and our climate changes, it is now time to update what is or is not designated as a genetically modified organism (GMO), writes Professor Mike Jones.

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Murdoch agriculture research delivers global food solutions

August 21st, 2017

Grain yield: Murdoch researcher Dr Camilla Hill will be among the presenters at the Symposium

Identifying grain pests and ways to sell meat to China will be among key developments in agriculture research that will be showcased at Murdoch University on Friday 1 September.

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Murdoch animal science students win Rio Tinto Groundbreaker scholarships

March 6th, 2017

Naomi Leahy (left) and Komala Ravendran

Two Murdoch University animal science students have won prestigious scholarships worth $7,500 to support their studies.

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Murdoch fighting Russian invasion

June 29th, 2016

Russian wheat aphid

Researchers at Murdoch University could hold the key to stopping the exotic pest which is threatening Australia’s $8billion cereal crop industry. Russian wheat aphid (RWA) has been detected in South Australia and Victoria – the first time it has been reported in Australia. The Federal Government has issued an alert to farmers of the threat […]

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Animal science graduates win top agriculture honours

April 6th, 2016

Laura Grubb (left) and Maddison Corlett

Murdoch University animal science graduates Maddison Corlett and Laura Grubb have won top honours in the state’s Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum.

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Murdoch student urges action on food security at UN

October 29th, 2015

Laura Grubb presented at the UN Committee on Food Security

Murdoch University animal science honours student Laura Grubb has made a global call for action at a United Nations conference to help solve the issues facing modern agriculture and food security.

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