School of Veterinary and Life Sciences

Research collaborations explored in Presidential visit

October 13th, 2017

President Issoufou Mahamadou of the Republic of Niger has visited Murdoch University to discuss collaboration opportunities and to learn more about the University’s agricultural research.

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Whale sharks call Ningaloo Marine Park home all year

October 11th, 2017

New research at Murdoch University has shown whale sharks are permanent residents at Ningaloo Reef.

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New tools and technologies helping wildlife conservation

October 6th, 2017

A Murdoch University researcher who is developing tools to study Australian wildlife from afar, will be showcasing her work in a public lecture at the Perth campus on Monday.

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Study gives cultural insight to meat market

September 14th, 2017

New research has given the sheep industry a valuable insight into the meat preferences of other countries.

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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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Students and donors praised on Murdoch prize night

May 10th, 2017

Murdoch University Vice Chancellor Professor Eeva Leinonen paid tribute to the donors and students giving and receiving prizes at an annual Award Ceremony. More than 80 prizes and scholarships were awarded to outstanding students from the Schools of Health Professions, Psychology and Exercise Science and Veterinary and Life Sciences at the event, which was held on the Perth campus.

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Murdoch to the rescue

May 9th, 2017

Murdoch ecologists, from left to right, Dr Joe Fontaine, Dr Katinka Ruthrof, Dr Catherine Baudains, Dr Jane Chambers and Dr Rachel Standish

Scientists from Murdoch University are helping to guide the restoration of a woodland site, which was cleared to make way for a new transport project.

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Fifty shades of genetic modification

April 28th, 2017

The science that underlies GM crops will be presented at a public lecture at Murdoch University

A new weekly series of free public lectures begins at Murdoch University next week, with genetically modified (GM) crops being the first topic to be discussed.

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Young researcher battles invasive parasites

April 21st, 2017

A Murdoch University early career researcher has revealed invasive parasites on Australia’s west coast are creating serious concerns for conservation programs and for public health in the region.

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WA agricultural expertise aids Bangladeshi food security

March 29th, 2017

Murdoch University Professor Richard Bell has led an international capacity building project enhancing food security in Bangladesh.

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