Murdoch University

Murdoch University

Animal Science and Veterinary Ranking

Australia Established: 1975 Scholars: 12
Top Scientists Overview

Top scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph by December 6th 2021.

This ranking lists all top researchers from the Animal Science and Veterinary discipline and affiliated with Murdoch University. There are a total of 12 researchers included with 9 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the h-index values for top scientists in Murdoch University is 453 with a mean value for the h-index of 37.75. The total sum of publications for top scientists in Murdoch University is 1,538 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 128.17.


Murdoch University

Murdoch University (MU) is a public research university in Perth, Western Australia. It was founded in 1973 as the state's second university. It was named after Sir Walter Murdoch, a famous philosopher and academician. It is recognized as one of the top universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, with recognized programs in law, education, engineering, health, and science.

Murdoch University Key Statistics

The university comprises nine schools that offer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degree courses in a broad array of fields of study. Some of these academic units are the School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs, the School of Psychology and Exercise Science, and the School of Engineering and Information Technology.

MU also offers four degrees and 68 subjects through its online campus, the Open University Australia. It is also the only Australian institution to offer the MasterClass program, which allows students to simultaneously study an undergraduate and postgraduate course.

Murdoch University's student population is approximately 23,000, around 37 percent are international students. It employs around 1,700 staff from 90 different countries. It has five campuses: the main South Street Campus in Perth, the Rockingham Campus, and the Mandurah Campus, as well as two offshore campuses in Dubai and Singapore.

The other Murdoch University key statistics include its academic agreements with more than 50 partner universities abroad. It also has several institutional affiliations, including Universities Australia and Open Universities Australia.

Murdoch University Research

A member of the Innovative Research Universities, Murdoch is one the leading research universities in Australia. Its research activities revolve primarily across three broad themes, namely, food futures, health futures, and environmental futures.

The top fields of Murdoch University research are biology, medicine, and genetics. Its research outputs have been published in prestigious journals like Science, PLOS One, and bioRxiv. Its researchers have attended major scholarly conferences such as PESC: Power Electronics Specialists Conference, CVPR: Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, and PowerTech: IEEE PowerTech Conference.

The most cited Murdoch University research publication is Hobbs et al.’s (2006) “Novel ecosystems: Theoretical and management aspects of the new ecological world order.” This article was published in Global Ecology and Biogeography and has been cited 2,123 times.

The university’s second most cited publication is Marschner and Dell’s (1994) “Nutrient uptake in mycorrhizal symbiosis,” which was featured in Plant and Soil and has received 2,061 citations to date.

Moreover, the university’s third most cited publication is Mallal et al.'s (2008) “HLA-B*5701 screening for hypersensitivity to abacavir,” which was published in The New England Journal of Medicine and has been cited 1,884 times.

MU’s Research and Innovation Office is the lead unit that oversees all research activities at the university. Some of its main research units are the Food Futures Institute, the Harry Butler Institute, and the Health Futures Institute. Its other research facilities include the Australian Metabolic Phenotyping Centre and the Asia Research Centre.

MU is the lead institution behind the Australian National Phenome Centre, is a world-leading research institute in metabolic phenotyping. It is also a partner institution in the Western Australian Pregnancy Cohort (Raine) Study, which is among the largest cohorts of early adulthood, adolescence, childhood, and pregnancy to be conducted in the world.
9 World 1 National R.C.A. Thompson

R.C.A. Thompson

Murdoch University, Australia
H-index 80 Citations 18,552 208
53 World 3 National Una Ryan

Una Ryan

Murdoch University, Australia
H-index 60 Citations 11,541 226
60 World 4 National David W. Pethick

David W. Pethick

Murdoch University, Australia
H-index 58 Citations 9,493 245
220 World 14 National Ian D. Robertson

Ian D. Robertson

Murdoch University, Australia
H-index 40 Citations 6,841 170
302 World 24 National Alan J. Lymbery

Alan J. Lymbery

Murdoch University, Australia
H-index 34 Citations 4,636 107
342 World 25 National Peter J. Irwin

Peter J. Irwin

Murdoch University, Australia
H-index 33 Citations 4,526 86
389 World 29 National Graham E. Gardner

Graham E. Gardner

Murdoch University, Australia
H-index 32 Citations 3,275 148
846 World 56 National Andrew Thompson

Andrew Thompson

Murdoch University, Australia
H-index 26 Citations 2,394 97
898 World 58 National Patricia A. Fleming

Patricia A. Fleming

Murdoch University, Australia
H-index 25 Citations 2,789 90
1307 World 74 National Aileen Elliot

Aileen Elliot

Murdoch University, Australia
H-index 23 Citations 2,628 41
1481 World 87 National Rongchang Yang

Rongchang Yang

Murdoch University, Australia
H-index 22 Citations 1,628 76
1974 World 106 National K.L. Pearce

K.L. Pearce

Murdoch University, Australia
H-index 20 Citations 2,255 44

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

We list only scientists having Microsoft Academic Graph H-Index >= 20 within the area of Animal Science and Veterinary. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.