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WA researchers gather for Science on the Swan

May 2nd, 2017

Murdoch University researchers will join a gathering of international experts to discuss the health of people and animals in WA and around the world. Beginning today, WA’s annual premier health and medical research meeting Science on the Swan will focus on new discoveries in One Health medicine.

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Mobile music app offers new path for stroke rehabilitation

April 11th, 2017

A new study will investigate how an easy-to-use mobile phone could retrain the brains of stroke patients. Murdoch University neuroscientist Dr Ann-Maree Vallence is examining the effectiveness of GotRhythm, a mobile phone app which offers a simple individualised rehabilitation program.

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Improving mental health screening for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander pregnant women and new mums

February 28th, 2017

Murdoch University will participate in a collaborative study aiming to improve the mental health of expectant and new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mums living in remote communities.

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National competition dishes up WA dirt

September 2nd, 2015

A soil judging pit in Jeju, Korea, in early 2015. Pic by Richard Doyle

WA’s unique and sandy landscape will provide a challenging environment for the National Student Soil Judging Competition this weekend. Students from around Australia will gather at Murdoch University’s Whitby Falls Farm to compete for supremacy in their knowledge of Australian landscape and soil description competency in the International Year of Soil. The students will also […]

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International spotlight for WA’s Science on the Swan

April 21st, 2015

Professor Simon Mallal

Recent advances in personalised medicine were the focus of an international workshop held at Murdoch University this week as a pre-conference event for Science on the Swan.

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