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Murdoch strengthens its research partnerships with China

July 7th, 2015

MOU with CAAS Joint Centre for the Prevention and Management of Exotic Invasive Species small square

A recent trip to Beijing, Qingdao and Hangzhou in China by a Murdoch University delegation has led to the signing of three new memorandums of understandings (MOUs) which will strengthen research partnerships between Murdoch and the Chinese institutions.

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Murdoch’s key role in groundbreaking wheat research

July 23rd, 2014

Murdoch University wheat researcher Professor Rudi Appels has played a key role in an international research project which has published the draft sequence of the bread wheat genome in the prestigious journal Science.

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Wheat discovery could boost international market for Australian growers

May 27th, 2014

Professor Wujun Ma has worked with wheat grains on a genetic level to produce new lines which are richer in protein

A new wheat quality discovery by a Murdoch University researcher has the potential to add one per cent or $50m to the $5bn wheat market in Australia.

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PhD student scoops top prize for wheat gene research

October 22nd, 2013

Murdoch PhD student Hollie Webster beat senior researchers to receive a national prize for the best scientific paper for her work in wheat genomics.

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