Research centre launched at Murdoch

September 23rd, 2016

Dr Michael Robinson, Professor Eeva Leinoen, Vice Chancellor of Murdoch University, and His Excellency Sr Ren Zhengxiao

A grains research partnership between Australia and China was officially launched at Murdoch University today.

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Australia-China biosecurity partnership to launch at Murdoch

September 21st, 2016


A biosecurity research partnership between Australia and China will be launched at Murdoch University this week. The Australia-China Joint Centre for Postharvest Grain Biosecurity and Quality Research will focus on finding new and improved ways to minimise losses in stored grain through the development of non-chemical controls. China is Australia’s largest grains export market, worth […]

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Opinion: do foreigners have more freedom to invest in Australia than in almost any other country?

September 9th, 2016

Dr Jeffrey Wilson

Prime Minister Turnbull recently stated that “China has more freedom to invest in Australia, indeed all foreigners have more freedom to invest in Australia, than almost any other country.” Dr Jeffrey Wilson, a fellow of Murdoch’s Asia Research Centre, discussed free trade with Australia in a collaborative piece in The Conversation. Dr Wilson outlined how […]

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Australian nature tourism a new frontier for Chinese tourism market

November 26th, 2014

The 5th International Tourism Studies Association’s (ITSA) biennial conference will focus on the importance of Western Australia's nature tourism to China.

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Opinion: As India and China transform, Australian manufacturers must follow

June 3rd, 2014

Australia’s competition with China and India in the global manufacturing sector was the topic of Dr Chris Vas’s latest opinion piece in The Conversation. As Australia laments the decline of its manufacturing sector, China is actively transforming itself into an advanced manufacturer and India is promoting itself as a manufacturing hub. Dr Vas said Australian […]

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Research finds democracy a matter of location

December 5th, 2013

New research suggests understanding the uneven distribution of democracy in Asia may depend more on geography than political theory.

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First Murdoch Commission provides regional roadmap

November 21st, 2013

The First Murdoch Commission, an independent inquiry on Western Australia in the evolving regional order, has tabled its Final Report.

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First Murdoch Commission passes halfway mark

August 8th, 2013

The Murdoch Commission, a major international commission of inquiry into the evolving engagement of Western Australia (and Australia) in the Asian region, has marked the halfway point in its investigations and deliberations.

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New book explores Australia-Asia resource links

April 18th, 2013

2012 Boyer Prize winner Dr Jeffrey Wilson of Murdoch’s Asia Research Centre has published a new book unravelling the complexities of resource interdependence in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Globetrotting researcher eyes future of Aussie sheep meat

December 4th, 2012

A Murdoch University Research Fellow has travelled around the world studying sheep meat production and consumption and returned with a wealth of insights on how Australia stacks up.

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