Research

Macadamias could be life savers

July 26th, 2017

The delicious Australian macadamia nut hides a rare potential to save lives that is being uncovered at Murdoch University. Murdoch researcher Supriya Rattan and the Nanotechnology Research group have found that crushed macadamia shells can be used to treat people who have overdosed on excess paracetamol – the most common pain relief medication sold over […]

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Curiosity the key for next generation scientists

July 19th, 2017

More than 350 high school science students attended Murdoch University’s Perth Campus for a physics lecture about dark matter, black holes and the formation of the first galaxies in the Universe.

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Helping to save Australian koalas

July 19th, 2017

Murdoch University has undertaken one of the biggest studies of sick koalas in Australia in a bid to help save the iconic native animal.

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Dolphins follow the trawlers

July 11th, 2017

New research has shown that dolphins offshore of Western Australia's Pilbara coast are following fishing trawlers to feed on injured or discarded fish.

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Backyard birds disrupted by climate change

July 10th, 2017

New research has shown that climate change is altering the delicate seasonal clock that migratory songbirds rely on to mate and raise young.

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Ranking success for Murdoch

July 5th, 2017

A new ranking of universities in the Asia-Pacific region places Murdoch among Australia’s top universities.

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Computer modelling helps dissolve the mystery of kidney stones

July 5th, 2017

Murdoch University researchers have developed computer modelling to help prevent kidney stones, a significant and painful human health problem.

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What's lurking in our inland waterways?

June 17th, 2017

Join leading Murdoch researcher Dr Stephen Beatty on a journey through Western Australia’s unique waterways at free public lecture this Monday.

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Federal recognition for health network

June 16th, 2017

Health leaders gathered at Murdoch University this week as the Federal government awarded official accreditation to the Western Australian Health Translation Network (WAHTN).

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Global health focus at Murdoch

June 15th, 2017

Murdoch University Vice Chancellor, Professor Eeva Leinonen, explains Murdoch University's One Health initiative, and how collaborative innovation will provide a solution to global health challenges.

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