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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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Work begins on genetic treatment for diabetes and obesity

July 18th, 2017

A Murdoch researcher is embarking on a revolutionary new synthetic RNA therapy to treat Type-2 Diabetes and obesity. Dr Rakesh Veedu will work on the project with lead investigator Dr Harendra Parekh from the University of Queensland and Chief Research Officer at PMI, and Professor Grant Ramm at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. The research program is funded by Preveceutical Medical Inc over the next four years.

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Innovative program helps turn researchers into award winning entrepreneurs

October 6th, 2016

Dr Sofie De Meyer is one of the winners in the Start Something competition.

Research staff from Murdoch University have enhanced their commercial and industry engagement thanks to a demanding entrepreneurial program. The first Murdoch University cohort have emerged from the Start Something training program with new found skills, knowledge, industry links and a host of awards.

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