Research

Smartphone technology monitoring shark behaviour

November 13th, 2017

Technology found in smartphones and Fitbits is helping a Murdoch University honours student classify the behaviour of a vulnerable shark species to boost long-term conservation efforts.

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Murdoch students to have inside running at Perth Arena

October 30th, 2017

Murdoch University students are poised to reap a multitude of rewards from an exciting new partnership with Perth Arena.

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Murdoch’s sports science programs among best in the world

September 20th, 2017

Murdoch University’s sports science programs have been ranked among the best in the world, according to the latest Shanghai Ranking.

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Cricket chief bowled over at Murdoch

September 15th, 2017

Murdoch University played host when Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland trained with the state’s top cricketers with disabilities.

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Is ‘sharenting’ on social media the new normal?

September 13th, 2017

New research has examined why an increased number of mum bloggers are using social media channels to share content based on their children, also known as ‘sharenting’.

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Innovative tracking of critically endangered black cockatoos

September 8th, 2017

Flocks of critically endangered Baudin's cockatoos are being tracked across Western Australia by Murdoch University’s researchers using an innovative double-tag system.

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Waterlogging tolerant barley breakthrough

August 31st, 2017

New barley varieties with greater waterlogging tolerance are on the horizon, after a scientific breakthrough in genetic research identified a major contributing gene.

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Murdoch and Chevron launch Harry Butler Institute

August 11th, 2017

Murdoch University joined global energy producer Chevron today for the official launch of the Harry Butler Institute. The initiative not only honours the legacy of one of Western Australia's environmental pioneers, it will shape the next generation of leaders in conservation and environmental management.

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Research to boost biosecurity measures in WA grain

August 10th, 2017

Murdoch University is leading the charge to develop a powerful tool to manage key biosecurity threats to Western Australian grain produce.

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$5m Crop Research Hub at Murdoch

August 2nd, 2017

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, the Hon Barnaby Joyce MP, arrived at Murdoch University today to launch a new $5 million Crop Research Hub.

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