Research

Migraines are a pain in the neck

October 26th, 2016

Dean Watson

A researcher at Murdoch University has investigated a migraine headache therapy which shifts treatment focus from the head to the neck.

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Indonesia’s digital revolution

September 30th, 2016

Nicole Andres 1

How is social media and digital technology changing the political and social landscape in Indonesia?

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Australia-China biosecurity partnership to launch at Murdoch

September 21st, 2016

grain

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 […]

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Murdoch hosts Agricultural Research Symposium

September 7th, 2016

AgSymp

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 […]

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Digital hub for Australia’s pets

September 3rd, 2016

Professor Peter Irwin

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 […]

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Is this the end for bug spray?

August 30th, 2016

Dr Wei Xu

Murdoch University has been awarded a research grant to find out how insects smell food.

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Murdoch's $2.5m for better beef

August 25th, 2016

Murdoch researchers have been awarded $2.5m in funding to support Australia

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 […]

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Gold rush! First evidence of spawning migration of football-size goldfish

August 15th, 2016

Dr Stephen Beatty with a large goldfish

Murdoch researchers have discovered for the first time football-sized goldfish are travelling hundreds of kilometres each year through WA waterways.

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Murdoch Agricultural Research Symposium

August 10th, 2016

Ag Symposium Web image

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 […]

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Wheat breakthrough at Murdoch

August 1st, 2016

Adjunct Professor Ian Edwards with the Tungsten crop in Toodyay, Western Australia

Researchers at Murdoch University have made a major breakthrough in improving the quality and profitability of Australia’s $6 billion wheat crops.

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