September 21st, 2016
A biosecurity research partnership between Australia and China will be launched at Murdoch University this week. The Australia-China Joint Centre for Postharvest Grain Biosecurity and Quality Research will focus on finding new and improved ways to minimise losses in stored grain through the development of non-chemical controls. China is Australia’s largest grains export market, worth […]
September 7th, 2016
More than 200 leading researchers, farmers, advisors, and policy makers have attended Murdoch University’s 2016 Agricultural Research Symposium. Senior figures from agriculture in Western Australia (WA) were among those who gathered at the University’s Perth campus on Friday to discuss the key issues affecting the industry. Murdoch University Vice Chancellor, Professor Eeva Leinonen, delivered the […]
September 3rd, 2016
Researchers at Murdoch University have helped to build Australia’s first ever online health database for pets. VetCompass Australia, Veterinary Companion Animal Surveillance System, will be officially launched across the country today. With access to more information, the digital hub will make it easier for veterinary surgeons to diagnose and treat sick animals. Harnessing big data […]
August 30th, 2016
Murdoch University has been awarded a research grant to find out how insects smell food.
August 25th, 2016
Researchers at Murdoch University are leading two major research projects aimed at improving Australia’s beef quality. One project will seek to identify the ideal cattle feed to ensure that meat remains red and tender when it hits supermarket shelves. The second project will aim to attract the next generation of research graduates to further studies […]
August 15th, 2016
Murdoch researchers have discovered for the first time football-sized goldfish are travelling hundreds of kilometres each year through WA waterways.
August 10th, 2016
Murdoch University is to host a conference to discuss the latest advances in agricultural research. The Murdoch Agricultural Research Symposium will be held at the University’s Perth campus on Friday, 2 September. Murdoch’s leading scientists and research students will discuss a range of topics, including advances in sheep and cattle production and welfare, acid and […]
August 1st, 2016
Researchers at Murdoch University have made a major breakthrough in improving the quality and profitability of Australia’s $6 billion wheat crops.
July 11th, 2016
Murdoch University has been chosen as the location for a national research facility which will help Australia’s $9 billion horticulture industry.
July 4th, 2016
A program new to Murdoch University that will further develop research commercialisation skills, support researchers and strengthen research-industry engagement has been launched at the University.