Harry Butler Institute

Students awarded for commitment to animals and the environment

June 29th, 2018

The School of Veterinary and Life Sciences held its annual awards ceremony last night, recognising students for their dedication and passion for veterinary, agricultural, environmental, medical, molecular and forensic science. A total of 56 prizes were presented to students for the 2017 academic year across these areas of study. Murdoch University Vice Chancellor Eeva Leinonen […]

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Future environmental leaders receive scholarships from Harry Butler Institute

June 21st, 2018

Image of recipients with Harry Butler Director and Deputy Vice Chancellor

Six future environmental custodians have earned a unique opportunity to protect the wilderness with their Honours studies at Murdoch University.

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New Harry Butler Science Centre to continue environmental pioneer’s legacy

June 19th, 2018

Murdoch leaders on Barrow Island

Murdoch University research on remote Barrow Island will set a new world standard for protection of delicate ecosystems alongside industrial development.

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Invasive tapeworm discovered in a Perth waterway

May 7th, 2018

Asian fish tapeworm (credit: Aileen Elliot)

An invasive tapeworm never previously recorded in Western Australia has been discovered in two feral fish species caught from a popular Perth lake by Murdoch University scientists.

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Harry Butler Institute appoints Chair of Biosecurity and Environmental Science

April 4th, 2018

Murdoch University has made a new appointment to its Harry Butler Institute, with Professor Marnie Campbell taking on the role of Chair of Biosecurity and Environmental Science.

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Murdoch and Chevron launch Harry Butler Institute

August 11th, 2017

Murdoch University joined global energy producer Chevron today for the official launch of the Harry Butler Institute. The initiative not only honours the legacy of one of Western Australia's environmental pioneers, it will shape the next generation of leaders in conservation and environmental management.

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