Pre-harvest sprouting experts to gather in Perth

September 16th, 2016

Genomic research will revolutionise wheat farming

The 13th International Symposium on Pre-Harvest Sprouting in Cereals will be held 18-20 September, and will address a common genetic defect in cereal grains.

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The squeeze is on: Struggling plants contend with more fire and slower growth

June 2nd, 2015

Banksia hookeriana

The one-two punch of hotter, drier climates and increased fires may leave plants caught out, threatening species existence in biodiversity hotspots worldwide, including Australia’s south west and regions of California.

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Giving coastal communities the tools to deal with climate change

October 21st, 2014

A new online planning tool will help coastal communities determine where their strengths and vulnerabilities lie in terms of climate change and give them the knowledge to prepare for the future.

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New survey for exotic fish disease

January 20th, 2014

Murdoch research scientists are undertaking a survey of freshwater catfish to ensure wild fish populations are free of a bacterium found in imported aquarium fish.

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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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Preparing Geraldton for environmental change

September 6th, 2012

The Geraldton community is invited to offer insights from September 24 to 28 into how environmental change is affecting their region as part of a national study.

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Desal offers best water and food security insurance, says expert

March 22nd, 2012

Desalination offers drying Australia the best water and food security insurance for the drier, more heavily populated decades ahead, according to one of the country's leading water experts.

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Desal Discovery Centre and research facility to open at Murdoch

August 30th, 2011

Australia’s first $5m Desal Discovery Centre and dedicated Desalination Research Facility will be officially opened in Western Australia this Sunday, September 4.

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University lab trip for inquisitive minds

May 31st, 2011

A group of children from Applecross Primary School will be touring Murdoch University’s post harvest plant biosecurity laboratory on Friday, June 3, to learn about the harmful pests of stored grain and how they can be safely eradicated.

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