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Tribute to inspirational student at Murdoch research showcase

November 14th, 2017

Emerging researcher: Tamara Hourani with her supervisor Dr Garth Maker (left) and Conor Murphy

A new award that honours the incredible life and achievements of late Murdoch University student Conor Murphy, has been presented to a high-achieving honours student.

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WA scientists help crack barley genetic code

April 27th, 2017

Professor Chengdao Li (Image: Wayne Rochat)

The development of new and improved barley varieties is set to be accelerated, after the complete barley genome was recently mapped by an international consortium, which included Murdoch University scientists.

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Murdoch’s $3.5m ARC research funding

November 1st, 2016

Murdoch University

Researchers at Murdoch University are celebrating after the Australian Research Council (ARC) announced project funding worth $3.5m.

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Murdoch fighting Russian invasion

June 29th, 2016

Russian wheat aphid

Researchers at Murdoch University could hold the key to stopping the exotic pest which is threatening Australia’s $8billion cereal crop industry. Russian wheat aphid (RWA) has been detected in South Australia and Victoria – the first time it has been reported in Australia. The Federal Government has issued an alert to farmers of the threat […]

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Murdoch University appoints medical researchers

April 21st, 2016

Professor Megan Galbally has been appointed Foundation Chair in Perinatal Psychiatry

Murdoch University has appointed two leading medical researchers, reinforcing existing links between translational medical research and clinical services in Western Australia.

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Murdoch researchers share in over $1.8m in funding to fight MS

March 15th, 2016

Professor Wilton and Dr Veedu from Murdoch University’s Centre for Comparative Genomics

Two researchers, Professor Steve Wilton and Dr Rakesh Veedu from Murdoch University’s Centre for Comparative Genomics were among the 24 recipients who shared in $1.834 million in new research funding awarded by MS Research Australia.

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Mental health of Wheatbelt farmers suffering due to climate change

December 11th, 2015

Neville Ellis

Wheatbelt farmers struggle to see a future in farming because of the effects of climate change on their lands and communities, a Murdoch University study has found.

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