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Globetrotting researcher eyes future of Aussie sheep meat

December 4th, 2012

A Murdoch University Research Fellow has travelled around the world studying sheep meat production and consumption and returned with a wealth of insights on how Australia stacks up.

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Calm cattle have a dark side

November 16th, 2012

A recent study by Murdoch University researchers has challenged the long held belief that flighty cattle are at a higher risk of producing dark, firm and dry meat.

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Award-winning approach to treating shock in dogs

November 15th, 2012

A student from Murdoch University’s School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences has won top prize at the world’s largest veterinary emergency and critical care conference.

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Bacterium named for Murdoch professor

August 27th, 2012

The Dean of Murdoch University’s School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Professor David Hampson, has had a bacteria named in his honour.

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Diarrhoea in lamb flocks linked to dams

August 2nd, 2012

A Murdoch University study has found that lamb flocks supplied with dam water are 117 times more likely to be affected by diarrhoea.

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Team Murdoch ‘meats’ the competition

July 11th, 2012

Murdoch University students have returned victorious from the Australian Intercollegiate Meat Judging (ICMJ) Association conference.

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Pets in danger of snail bait poisoning

June 26th, 2012

The Murdoch University Pet Emergency Centre is warning pet owners to be cautious when using snail bait.

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Murdoch trio win NAIDOC awards

June 22nd, 2012

Murdoch University students and alumni have won three awards at the 2012 NAIDOC Perth Awards.

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Potentially deadly new infection found in Australia

March 19th, 2012

Murdoch University researchers have helped to identify a new human infection in Australia after the disease contributed to the death of a Canberra man.

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New study to assess platypus health

January 5th, 2012

The threats to wild platypus populations including disease and habitat degradation are currently being investigated by a Murdoch University researcher.

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