murdoch conservation medicine program
June 20th, 2016
In a world first, researchers at Murdoch University have teamed up with industry to track endangered Carnaby’s cockatoos in the southwest of Western Australia, using state-of-the-art technology developed in the Netherlands that will provide insight into threats to the endangered species.
August 26th, 2015
Six rehabilitated forest red-tailed black cockatoos have been released into Murdoch University’s wild flock in an innovative tracking program.
August 12th, 2015
Associate Professor Kris Warren won the Barry L. Munday Recognition Award for her work in wildlife health.
August 5th, 2015
Researchers at Murdoch University and the Department of Parks and Wildlife will be releasing nine rehabilitated Baudin’s cockatoos as part of the program and will track the birds’ movements through their range to breeding and foraging sites in the south-west of Western Australia.
July 27th, 2015
A disease investigation into the cause of the alarming decline in small native mammals of the Top End has shed light on the challenge facing Australia in saving our unique wildlife.
October 1st, 2014
A Murdoch University PhD student is working in a mountainous region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to investigate the health of endangered eastern gorillas, the humans and other primates living near them.
May 30th, 2014
Little is known of the role disease plays in the alarming decline of small to medium sized mammals in the Northern Territory.
May 28th, 2014
Murdoch researchers are investigating why an unprecedented number of humpback whales, predominantly calves and juveniles, have stranded on the west coast of Australia since 2008.
January 20th, 2014
Murdoch University researchers have commenced a new study investigating the health of the dolphins inhabiting the Swan Canning Riverpark.
September 17th, 2013
A group of Murdoch veterinary students have just returned from the 'excursion of a lifetime' at a game ranch in South Africa. Dr Kris Warren and Dr Lian Yeap from Murdoch’s Conservation Medicine Program led the 22 undergraduate students, who are in their third or fourth year of study.