School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
December 1st, 2016
Increasing concerns for Australian marine mammals injured or killed following collisions with shipping vessels has led to calls to investigate the extent of the problem.
December 1st, 2016
A Murdoch University researcher will be investigating how altering land management practices to change the properties of soils and crops will help to reduce the intensity of heat waves.
November 10th, 2016
In a world first, Murdoch University researchers have discovered the presence of a new virus in bobtail lizards, which may be threatening the iconic species.
August 22nd, 2016
In an article for The Conversation, Dr Steve Wylie asks the questions of what can we do to future-proof our crops to help feed a global population expected to increase to 9.3 billion people by 2050
July 14th, 2016
Murdoch University forensic science students have gained valuable crime scene experience with the help of dead pigs.
March 2nd, 2016
Sheep researcher Amy Lockwood and climate researcher Jatin Kala won categories in the 2016 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.
January 19th, 2016
Murdoch University veterinary researchers are making an invaluable contribution to a one year pilot project which aims to boost Australia’s capture of wildlife health data.
January 4th, 2016
Summer holidays are here, which means hot days by the pool, and the arrival of single-cell parasites that are the leading cause of pool-related gastroenteritis in Australia.
September 15th, 2015
Murdoch University ecology students were encouraged to picture their work at a recent field science camp in and around Jurien Bay, resulting in a series of beautiful images.
June 2nd, 2015
The one-two punch of hotter, drier climates and increased fires may leave plants caught out, threatening species existence in biodiversity hotspots worldwide, including Australia’s south west and regions of California.