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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

Murdoch University

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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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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