western australia

Murdoch students continue tradition of free treatment in the North-West WA

October 5th, 2017

Murdoch University chiropractic students have journeyed thousands of kilometres to provide residents of remote regional Western Australian communities with free treatment.

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Innovative tracking of critically endangered black cockatoos

September 8th, 2017

Flocks of critically endangered Baudin's cockatoos are being tracked across Western Australia by Murdoch University’s researchers using an innovative double-tag system.

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Hope for Duchenne sufferers around the world

April 27th, 2017

16-year-old Billy Ellsworth is still walking thanks to Western Australian researchers who developed the first drug to address the underlying genetic defect of Duchenne, and the first of its type to be approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

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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 school principals’ leadership and wellbeing enhanced

March 20th, 2017

Western Australian school principals have described the personal impact of a Mindful Leaders Program as “profound”, which could have positive outcomes on their interactions with staff, students and parents.

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New Murdoch partnership aiding neurological community of WA

February 3rd, 2017

(L-R) Murdoch

Improving the healthcare for Western Australians with neurological conditions in will be the driving force behind a new partnership between Murdoch University and the Neurological Council of Western Australia

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High flying technology helping conserve WA’s threatened black cockatoos

June 20th, 2016

A black cockatoo part of the tracking project(Image courtesy Keith Lightbody)

In a world first, researchers at Murdoch University have teamed up with industry to track endangered Carnaby’s cockatoos in the southwest of Western Australia, using state-of-the-art technology developed in the Netherlands that will provide insight into threats to the endangered species.

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Public urged to enjoy but respect sensitive wildflowers

September 11th, 2015

Cowslip orchid

Associate Professor David Newsome shines light on the awareness of the impact of trampling on wildflowers following results from a paper he co-wrote.

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Murdoch mourns loss of University icon

September 4th, 2015

Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton AO

One of Murdoch University’s most iconic figures and esteemed foundation professors’, Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton AO, has died at the age of 83.

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Independent inquiry to examine contemporary food security in Asia

October 22nd, 2014

Second Murdoch Commission Co-Chairs Professor John Edwards and Professor Mely Caballero Anthony

The Second Murdoch Commission on food security in the Asian region was launched by Murdoch’s Interim Vice Chancellor Professor Andrew Taggart.

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