animal science

Murdoch University students meat the challenge

July 18th, 2017

Murdoch University’s team returned victorious from the Intercollegiate Meat Judging competition, placing a close third behind the University of Melbourne and the Texas A&M. Third year animal science student Rachel Cruickshank and fourth year Veterinary student Bridie Luers performed exceptionally well, with Rachel crowned champion in the beef eating quality class and Bridie taking out reserve champion individual in beef carcass judging. In the team awards, Murdoch students Bridie Luers, Rachel Cruickshank, Harriet Moss and Keely McGregor took out reserve champion team in the lamb carcass judging, questions and reasons and primal ID and retail cut identification.

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International learning at Murdoch

June 19th, 2017

Murdoch students will enhance their learning experiences by travelling to six countries within the Indo-Pacific region over the next 12 months.

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Improving Australian meat exports to the USA

April 6th, 2017

Early Career Researcher, Maddison Corlett, is tackling the problem of what impact long-haul shipping routes have on eating quality, with a new series of consumer trials planned for the United States.

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Funding boost for sheep research students

March 26th, 2017

From left to right: Chad Averill, Lydia Inglis and Amy Bowden have won scholarships to fund their honours research

Three Murdoch University animal science students have won scholarships to support honours research into costly issues for the Australian sheep industry.

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Vet student to represent Australia on meat judging tour

September 9th, 2016

Veterinary student Olivia Swan will represent Australia on a meat judging tour of  the United States.

Olivia Swan is one of five students traveling to the United States for a four week industry tour and to compete in three American meat judging competitions.

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Murdoch students a cut above at national meat judging comp

July 13th, 2016

Animal Science student Kristy Walters excelled at the Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association competition

Ten Animal Science and Veterinary undergraduates represented Murdoch University at the Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association event, ranking third in the nation.

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First stop Murdoch University. Next stop Geneva.

April 1st, 2016

Craig Connelly with 2016 GAF Scholars

A scholarship for high-achieving regional students is opening up a world of opportunity for Murdoch University undergraduates to enhance their studies at national and international training programs

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Murdoch researcher honoured in France

September 6th, 2013

Professor David Pethick has been awarded the Medal of the French Meat Academy for his service to that nation’s meat industry over the past two decades.

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Murdoch student takes top prize for meat judging

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.

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Murdoch University experiences a surge in demand

January 18th, 2011

Demand for Murdoch University undergraduate courses has increased by nearly 15 per cent for
the first semester of 2011.

Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Gary Martin said Murdoch expects to make 350 more offers
through TISC than this time last year.

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