Murdoch research that grabbed the world's attention in 2017

December 22nd, 2017

In 2017 Murdoch researchers continued to be a creative force in the world, pushing the boundaries of scientific knowledge for the benefit of all.

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Fresh look at desalination plants uncovers bacterial blocks

July 4th, 2017

A new study by a Murdoch researcher may help keep desalination plants flowing.

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Research Profile: Professor Wendall Ela

March 18th, 2017

Professor Wendell Ela is researching small-scale, local solutions to the world’s water shortage.

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Alarming new climate forecasts show why desal so vital for Australia’s future

June 21st, 2013

New climate forecasts warn of 25 per cent losses for South-West Western Australia, suggesting desalination is vital.

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Discover desal at open day

February 28th, 2013

Members of the public can learn how desalination works at the annual Desal Discovery Centre Open Day at Murdoch University’s Rockingham Campus on Saturday, March 9, from 12 noon to 3pm.

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Research reaches $39m during Australia’s ‘desal decade’

November 19th, 2012

Investment in Australia’s desalination research has reached $39 million in three years, building on the country’s $12 billion investment in six major desal plants between 2004-2013.

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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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Discover desal at Murdoch's Rockingham campus

February 10th, 2012

The National Centre of Excellence in Desalination Australia (NCEDA) at Murdoch University’s Rockingham campus will open its doors to the public for the first time on Saturday, February 25.

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Top science students learn about desalination

January 23rd, 2012

Twenty-eight of Australia's top Year 12 science students have visited the new Desal Discovery Centre at Murdoch University’s Rockingham campus to learn about desalination.

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Honorary Professorship for desalination expert

September 5th, 2011

Murdoch University has presented David Furukawa, Chief Scientific Officer of the National Centre of Excellence in Desalination Australia, with an Honorary Professorship.

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