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Research finds pesticide levels in WA breast milk lowest in world

October 18th, 2016

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Researchers at The University of Western Australia and Murdoch University have found that levels of pesticides in breast milk have dropped significantly during the past 40 years.

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WA agricultural research shines on world stage

December 9th, 2015

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The Australian Research Council (ARC) has released a report showing Western Australian universities are among the best in the world in research allied to Agriculture and Environmental Science.

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Major grant to build world’s first precision medicine research centre for infants and children

October 21st, 2015

Dr Andrew Currie

The world’s first centre specialising in precision medicine for infants and young children has been funded at Murdoch University.

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Disadvantaged Pilbara community to connect with politicians

October 30th, 2014

A major research project on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal women and young children in a Pilbara town will be capped with a day of celebration on Wednesday, November 5.

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Murdoch historian written into history at Elizabeth Quay

October 13th, 2014

One of Murdoch’s most esteemed foundation professors, Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton AO, had his name written into history today when Planning Minister, John Day announced that a new road at Elizabeth Quay would be named after him.

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New separation science lab a game-changer for research

February 6th, 2013

The effects of methamphetamines on the brain and pesticide residues in breast milk are among research projects benefiting from Murdoch’s new Separation Science and Metabolomics Laboratory.

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Funding coup for rare diseases researchers

November 19th, 2012

Hundreds of thousands of people Australia-wide are expected to benefit from a major funding grant to be administered by Murdoch University for rare diseases research.

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$850k to conserve rare freshwater fish

October 18th, 2012

Murdoch University researchers have helped to secure an $850,000 grant to conserve three species of endangered fresh water fish native to the South-West of Western Australia.

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New Deputy Vice Chancellors appointed

October 21st, 2011

Two new Deputy Vice Chancellors have been appointed to Murdoch University.

Professor David Morrison will take on the role of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), while Professor Ann Capling will be Deputy Vice Chancellor (Education). Both will take up their appointments in February 2012.

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Murdoch University appoints new Vice Chancellor

June 9th, 2011

Internationally-renowned political economist Professor Richard Higgott is to join Murdoch University in August as its sixth Vice Chancellor and President.

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