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Murdoch students a cut above at national meat judging comp

July 13th, 2016

Animal Science student Kristy Walters excelled at the Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association competition

Ten Animal Science and Veterinary undergraduates represented Murdoch University at the Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association event, ranking third in the nation.

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Two outstanding Western Australians honoured by Murdoch

February 23rd, 2016

L-R: Chancellor David Flanagan, Rod Polkinghorne OAM, Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Andrew Taggart

Two extraordinary individuals were honoured by Murdoch University at graduation ceremonies last week. Rod Polkinghorne OAM was bestowed an honorary doctorate of science on Monday 15 February for his pivotal role in the development of the Meat Standards Australia beef grading scheme. This system is a unique beef grading scheme which has added value in […]

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Murdoch researcher honoured in France

September 6th, 2013

Professor David Pethick has been awarded the Medal of the French Meat Academy for his service to that nation’s meat industry over the past two decades.

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Calm cattle have a dark side

November 16th, 2012

A recent study by Murdoch University researchers has challenged the long held belief that flighty cattle are at a higher risk of producing dark, firm and dry meat.

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An Oscar for Australian meat science

August 20th, 2010

Murdoch University’s Professor David Pethick has shared in a national award for science research, the 2010 Australian Research Council Eureka Prize for Excellence in Research by an Interdisciplinary Team.

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