marine science

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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The heat makes oceanic whitetip sharks go deep

June 26th, 2018

Oceanic Whitetip Shark by Lance Jordan

Warm sea surface temperatures during summers have drastic effects on the diving behaviour of oceanic whitetip sharks, and could have profound implications for their survival as the climate changes, researchers say.

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International exchange opens door to new side of Bali life

February 9th, 2018

Arriving on the day of the Mount Agung volcano eruption proved to be a baptism of fire for a group of Murdoch University students on an international cultural exchange program.

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Space-inspired whale shark study unravels constellations of the oceans

November 30th, 2017

Whale shark

Citizen science has combined with NASA ingenuity to reveal more secrets about one of the most awe-inspiring creatures in our oceans – whale sharks.

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Feeding sharks just part of a day's work for marine science student

November 14th, 2016

Marine Science student Colby Bignell is volunteering at the Shark African Shark Conservancy

Third year marine science student Colby Bignell is volunteering for six months at the South African Shark Conservancy in Hermanus.

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Alumni profile: searching Antarctica for key to climate change

February 19th, 2015

Jodi Young is now working closely with climate modellers to understand how phytoplankton adapts in polar temperatures so experts can better predict future climate change.

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