August 1st, 2013
Murdoch University researchers have developed a ‘green’ method to create antibacterial gold nanoparticles for potential use in the medical field with the help of common eucalyptus leaves.
August 13th, 2012
A leading Malaysian nanotechnology researcher will join Murdoch University this month to collaborate on a new oil spill clean-up technology.
October 31st, 2011
Murdoch University nano scientists have discovered that a eucalyptus plant native to south west WA has unique self-cleaning and water-repellent properties which could make it a gold mine for new nanotechnology applications.
November 10th, 2010
Murdoch University’s advanced nanotechnology group led by Dr Gérrard Poinern has just received a US$100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
May 17th, 2010
Researching the use of nanotechnology for the treatment of stroke, Murdoch scientist Xuan Le is off to the National University of Singapore to further her research. Ms Le was one of six Western Australian women to receive the 2010 Prime Minister’s Australian Asia Endeavour Awards.The award will allow the Western Australian Nanochemistry Research Institute student to study and work in Singapore.