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Murdoch continues to lead meat industry revolution

May 26th, 2017

A revolutionary scanning technology developed by Murdoch University and their research partners has delivered significant results from the latest commercial trials. DEXA, dual x-ray absorptiometer technology, is a carcass measurement system which can accurately differentiate meat from fat and bone, offering considerable efficiency savings to Australia’s meat industry.

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Return of the research entrepreneur program

May 11th, 2017

Commercialising research will hit the spotlight when Murdoch University runs the successful Start Something Program next month. Run for the first time in 2016, Start Something is an entrepreneur-led program developed by the Innovation Cluster, a group of industry experts involved with guiding corporate innovation and research commercialisation.

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WA researchers gather for Science on the Swan

May 2nd, 2017

Murdoch University researchers will join a gathering of international experts to discuss the health of people and animals in WA and around the world. Beginning today, WA’s annual premier health and medical research meeting Science on the Swan will focus on new discoveries in One Health medicine.

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Naked Scientist to share key to containing infectious disease

May 1st, 2017

One of the world’s most influential science communicators, Dr Chris Smith, will share the inside story of these outbreaks and how to best defend against this attacks at the medical research conference Science on the Swan.

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WA scientists help crack barley genetic code

April 27th, 2017

Professor Chengdao Li (Image: Wayne Rochat)

The development of new and improved barley varieties is set to be accelerated, after the complete barley genome was recently mapped by an international consortium, which included Murdoch University scientists.

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Murdoch subjects rank in world elite

March 8th, 2017

Murdoch University has ranked among the world’s elite institutions in five areas of the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

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$2.2m funding for phenotyping research centre

November 2nd, 2016

Associate Professor Robert Trengove

Murdoch University is leading a major research collaboration which will bring the latest metabolic phenotyping technology to Australia.

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Murdoch’s $3.5m ARC research funding

November 1st, 2016

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Researchers at Murdoch University are celebrating after the Australian Research Council (ARC) announced project funding worth $3.5m.

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Murdoch Agricultural Research Symposium

August 10th, 2016

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Murdoch University is to host a conference to discuss the latest advances in agricultural research. The Murdoch Agricultural Research Symposium will be held at the University’s Perth campus on Friday, 2 September. Murdoch’s leading scientists and research students will discuss a range of topics, including advances in sheep and cattle production and welfare, acid and […]

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New collaboration to boost inherited disease research

June 8th, 2016

Professor Prasit Watanapa (left) with Professor David Morrison

Murdoch University has launched a partnership with an institution in Thailand which will enhance its groundbreaking research into treatments for inherited diseases.

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