February 16th, 2017
World leading researchers from Murdoch University will be presenting a series of free public lectures on topics as diverse as covert whale research and the use of insects to help solve crimes, starting later this month.
February 2nd, 2017
Murdoch University has won funding for two projects in the State Government’s annual Royalties for Regions Regional Grants Scheme.
December 22nd, 2016
Researchers at Murdoch University have found evidence that feeding dolphins puts them at greater risk of injury and death.
October 12th, 2016
Murdoch University researchers, sponsored by WWF-Australia, are using drones to do a health check on southern right whales, which are making a comeback after nearly being hunted to extinction.
August 22nd, 2016
Murdoch staff used caterpillars, drones and blood splatter to inspire thousands of young scientists last week.
February 24th, 2015
Research into the impacts of human activity on Bunbury’s bottlenose dolphin population has been given a financial boost by local industry, government and community organisations.
December 23rd, 2014
A team of researchers have called for urgent action to be taken to protect wild spinner dolphins from the effects of tourism in Hawaii.
October 31st, 2014
A range of Murdoch experts are available for commentary this month on key topics including: the G-20 Summit, food waste, bushfires, humpback whale migration and strandings, drama and it's role in education, dog drownings and stess management.
October 28th, 2014
A collaborative research project is measuring the possible impacts of coastal development on female humpback whales and their calves as they take rest breaks in sheltered waters along Western Australia’s north-west coast.
April 7th, 2014
Whale and dolphin watching may not be the low-impact, sustainable industries many believe them to be according to a new evidence-based book, co-edited by Associate Professor Lars Bejder of the Murdoch University Cetacean Research Unit.