November 4th, 2016
A Senate inquiry has heard an increasing number of Australians say they are experiencing symptoms of Lyme disease, leading to calls from researchers for crucial funding into additional research.
August 25th, 2016
Three Murdoch students have emerged from a two-day intense innovating thinking competition as the best amongst a high-calibre group of next generation thinkers at the University, and will now travel to Sydney.
August 22nd, 2016
In an article for The Conversation, Dr Steve Wylie asks the questions of what can we do to future-proof our crops to help feed a global population expected to increase to 9.3 billion people by 2050
August 15th, 2016
Murdoch researchers have discovered for the first time football-sized goldfish are travelling hundreds of kilometres each year through WA waterways.
July 14th, 2016
Understanding why a growing number of Australians are diagnosed with a Lyme disease-like illness, presumed to be tick-borne, is the focus of a new highly innovative research project supported by the Australian Research Council.
June 16th, 2016
Murdoch University researchers have detected a new species of bacteria in echidna-biting Australian ticks.
December 2nd, 2015
In an opinion piece for The Conversation, Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny looks at the concerns flagged by Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi about how these extra refugees were chosen for resettlement in Australia.
October 27th, 2015
In an opinion piece for The Conversation, senior research associate in plant virology at Murdoch University, Dr Steve Wylie looks at the importance of building Australia’s intellectual property (IP) with its genetic heritage, and questions whether our State and Federal Governments should continue to allow the legal export of our native seeds.
August 17th, 2015
In an article for The Conversation, School of Education academic Dr Margaret Merga asks whether guidelines for device screen time need to be adjusted for school children.
March 6th, 2015
Documentary maker Vicky Biorac counts working on Baz Luhrmann’s film Australia and television drama Home & Away among her career achievements. But it was her strong desire to tell indigenous stories through documentary that led her to return to her remote hometown of Kununurra after several years chasing the big time in Sydney. “My move […]