research and innovation

Murdoch launches new five-year strategy

October 20th, 2017

Murdoch University has launched its refreshed Strategic Plan (2017-2027), which secures its future direction and priorities for growth over the next five-year and 10-year horizons.

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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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Opinion: Science on the Swan takes us to the cutting edge of medical research

May 3rd, 2017

Some of the brightest and best scientific minds from WA and around the world are in Perth this week to drive discoveries for a better health future for the world.

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Hope for Duchenne sufferers around the world

April 27th, 2017

16-year-old Billy Ellsworth is still walking thanks to Western Australian researchers who developed the first drug to address the underlying genetic defect of Duchenne, and the first of its type to be approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

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Genetic researcher shares insights on TEDxPerth

February 10th, 2017

Professor Steve Wilton

Murdoch University’s Professor Steve Wilton shared insights into his groundbreaking work on developing a revolutionary new treatment for genetic disease with a worldwide audience at TEDx Perth.

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Managing the source of infection

January 6th, 2017

Tapeworm

A team of researchers at Murdoch University are helping prevent parasitic tapeworms from entering the food chain in Southeast Asian farming communities.

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$2.2m funding for phenotyping research centre

November 2nd, 2016

Associate Professor Robert Trengove

Murdoch University is leading a major research collaboration which will bring the latest metabolic phenotyping technology to Australia.

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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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World breakthrough for WA researchers

September 20th, 2016

The FDA has approved a drug developed in Perth by Professors Sue Fletcher and Steve Wilton

The international Duchenne muscular dystrophy community have applauded the announcement by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve a drug developed in Perth by Professors Steve Wilton and Sue Fletcher

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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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