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Forum to address global problem of food waste

November 3rd, 2014

Murdoch University will host a food waste forum next month to tackle the mounting world-health problem of food waste, poor nutrition and starvation.

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Experts available for media commentary

October 31st, 2014

A range of Murdoch experts are available for commentary this month on key topics including: the G-20 Summit, food waste, bushfires, humpback whale migration and strandings, drama and it's role in education, dog drownings and stess management.

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New crop research collaborations established with China

October 6th, 2014

Murdoch University’s international standing as a leading crop research institution has been further enhanced with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Academy of the State Administration of Grains in China.

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Soil containing nematodes threatens global food production

May 23rd, 2014

A Murdoch University academic has warned that all crops worldwide are facing an increasing risk of nematode damage which could lead to billions of dollars loss and an increased inability to feed our growing population.

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Holistic approach needed to achieve global food security

February 14th, 2014

A biosecurity and food security expert from Murdoch University has urged the international community to think beyond the farm to find solutions to world hunger.

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International partnership to explore agricultural challenges

December 18th, 2013

Scientists from Murdoch University have joined forces with leading Chinese researchers in a bid to solve some of the world’s most significant agricultural challenges.

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Biosecurity and food security pact signed with Africa

September 6th, 2013

Murdoch University’s Centre for Biosecurity and Food Security has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with African Technology Policy Studies (ATPS).

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Zero tolerance for food waste a must

June 21st, 2013

As food production shortages loom, Murdoch's Chair in Biosecurity and Food Security says the world must target food waste.

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New Chair eyes food for a growing population

February 25th, 2013

Murdoch University has appointed a new Chair in Biosecurity and Food Security to look at producing food for a growing world population in an environmentally sustainable manner.

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