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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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Chinese partnership to boost biosecurity research and trade

May 26th, 2016

From L-R: Ling Du, Consul of Chinese Consulate General in Perth; Professor Eeva Leinonen, Vice Chancellor of Murdoch University; Xinshi Li, President of CAIQ; and Anlin Sun, Deputy Consul General of Chinese Consulate General in Perth. Pic by Dr Chang Cai

A new partnership between Murdoch University and the Chinese Academy of Inspection and Quarantine (CAIQ) will address plant and animal biosecurity issues to support bilateral trade between Australia and China.

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Murdoch University appoints medical researchers

April 21st, 2016

Professor Megan Galbally has been appointed Foundation Chair in Perinatal Psychiatry

Murdoch University has appointed two leading medical researchers, reinforcing existing links between translational medical research and clinical services in Western Australia.

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Mining downturn a window of opportunity for food security?

September 2nd, 2015

Image from the front cover of the Bread and Stones report

The downturn in world ore, metal and energy prices, with the concomitant ‘cooling’ of investment activity in the extractive sector, could be a window of opportunity for investment in agribusiness in Africa and further afield.

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Murdoch researchers state finalists in Fresh Science competition

August 19th, 2015

Sofie Square

Three young Murdoch University researchers will be vying for top billing at the Fresh Science Western Australia event, set to be held at 6pm on Wednesday, August 19 at the Brisbane Hotel in Highgate.

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Free public lecture: world renowned science communicators to tackle big issues

August 11th, 2015


World renowned science communicator Dr Chris Smith (The Naked Scientist) will join WA’s Chief Scientist Professor Peter Klinken, Director of Wild Animal Encounters Ben Britton and wildlife biologist Professor Trish Fleming will present their thoughts on how environmental changes and human activity can interplay to affect the planet and its inhabitants.

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Federal Government backs Murdoch research projects

July 10th, 2015

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Murdoch University has been awarded more than $1.5 million in the latest round of the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) Linkage Projects scheme.

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Murdoch strengthens its research partnerships with China

July 7th, 2015

MOU with CAAS Joint Centre for the Prevention and Management of Exotic Invasive Species small square

A recent trip to Beijing, Qingdao and Hangzhou in China by a Murdoch University delegation has led to the signing of three new memorandums of understandings (MOUs) which will strengthen research partnerships between Murdoch and the Chinese institutions.

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New barley research alliance

February 23rd, 2015

Barley square

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.

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