conservation

Research finds possible key to woylie decline

November 27th, 2013

New research led by Murdoch University suggests the catastrophic decline of the endangered woylie may be linked to common infections with Trypanosoma parasites.

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Fulbright scholar returns to Murdoch

October 29th, 2013

Dr Mark McHenry has returned from an inspiring and highly productive seven months in the United States as a Fulbright scholar.

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Global conference showcases drought science

August 29th, 2013

World leading research and development capabilities in drought-related agricultural science will be showcased at the InterDrought-IV Conference from September 2 to 6.

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Saving the Peel-Harvey estuary

August 19th, 2013

Murdoch University and collaborators have developed future models for managing the Peel-Harvey estuary to help prevent further decline in its ecosystem health.

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Breaming with knowledge

July 16th, 2013

Murdoch University research scientists have launched a three-year study to future-proof Western Australia’s black bream against environmental change.

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Can Western Australia get smart on energy use?

June 20th, 2013

A Murdoch University researcher has examined the benefits and challenges of adopting Smart Meters in Western Australia as the state’s peak energy use continues to rise.

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Murdoch researchers name new fish species

April 16th, 2013

Researchers from Murdoch University and South Australian Museum have officially named Australia’s newest freshwater fish: the Little Pygmy Perch.

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Naked Scientist on his way

November 20th, 2012

One of the world’s most popular and most downloaded science presenters is coming to the Murdoch University-hosted 2012 Omics Australasia Symposium.

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Plight of orangutan populations revealed

September 21st, 2012

In his free public lecture, A Future for Orangutans, Dr Ian Singleton will discuss ongoing efforts to develop habitat for orangutans in the face of ongoing deforestation and encroachment by palm oil companies in Indonesia and Malaysia.

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New funds for campus cockatoos and woodlands

August 15th, 2012

New funding will help conservation on the Murdoch University campus, including programs for endangered Carnaby’s and Forest Red-tailed Black Cockatoos.

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