January 17th, 2017
The University has begun a three year investigation into how Southern brown bandicoots (quendas) survive in urban bushland in the Mandurah region. Associate Professor Trish Fleming, Professor Giles Hardy, Dr Catherine Baudains and Dr Amanda Kristancic from Murdoch University will work with the local Mandurah community and the City of Mandurah to increase understanding of where quendas are found, the roles they are playing, and identify potential threats to their survival.
October 10th, 2016
Tiny marsupials endemic to WA's south west show resilience in the face of disappearing food and shelter, a Murdoch University study suggests.
November 30th, 2015
In a report released by the Ecological Society of Australia, Dr Niels Brouwers and colleagues from Murdoch University and Macquarie University suggest that changes in climate are killing trees, and reducing tree growth and health.
July 10th, 2015
Murdoch University has been awarded more than $1.5 million in the latest round of the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) Linkage Projects scheme.
July 17th, 2014
The effects of the devastating plant disease Phytophthora dieback, a concern for the south-west of Western Australia and internationally, will be highlighted at the 13th annual Dieback Information Group (DIG) conference Murdoch University on Friday, July 18.
December 10th, 2013
The public is invited to download a new smartphone application to record marri canker and Quambalaria shoot blight (QSB) from Geraldton to Albany.
July 9th, 2012
The 11th annual Dieback Information Group (DIG) conference is setting its sights on ways to protect Australia’s most cherished landscapes.
July 6th, 2012
Murdoch University's State Centre of Excellence for Climate Change, Woodland and Forest Health has been awarded a three-year ARC linkage grant.
February 22nd, 2012
Australians have been urged to “act early, act local” to save large tracts of the Australian landscape from shifting into radically-altered states.