September 7th, 2016
More than 200 leading researchers, farmers, advisors, and policy makers have attended Murdoch University’s 2016 Agricultural Research Symposium. Senior figures from agriculture in Western Australia (WA) were among those who gathered at the University’s Perth campus on Friday to discuss the key issues affecting the industry. Murdoch University Vice Chancellor, Professor Eeva Leinonen, delivered the […]
November 27th, 2015
Research is underway that will pave the way for new, improved wheat varieties that are more resistant to a significant fungal disease that costs Western Australian growers $108 million each year.
September 14th, 2015
Murdoch alumnus and Australia’s Chief Veterinary Officer Dr Mark Schipp will discuss the implications for veterinarians of issues including food security and antimicrobial resistance in the 2015 Sir Walter Murdoch public lecture on Thursday, September 24.
April 29th, 2015
Murdoch University researchers are investigating whether the effluent from piggeries can be effectively treated with micro and macroalgae so that species of the organism can be safely fed back to pigs.
February 23rd, 2015
The barley industry is set to reap the rewards of a new research alliance between the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) and Murdoch University.
August 27th, 2014
Murdoch University’s South Street Campus has been identified as a critically important habitat for two endangered species of black cockatoo by Birdlife Australia after topping the tables in the annual Great Cocky Count.
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.
November 16th, 2012
A recent study by Murdoch University researchers has challenged the long held belief that flighty cattle are at a higher risk of producing dark, firm and dry meat.
December 9th, 2011
The Chief Scientist of Western Australia, Professor Lyn Beazley, has met with scientists at Murdoch University to learn more about their innovations in cereal biotechnology.
July 4th, 2011
Plant scientists from Murdoch University will be investigating whether the viruses hosted by orchids in Western Australia are actually benefitting them under the changing climatic conditions.