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Prof Geoffrey Webb

Big data mining researcher wins Eureka Prize

Professor Geoffrey Webb, Scientific Director of the Monash University eResearch Centre in the Faculty of IT has won the inaugural 2017 University of Technology Sydney Eureka Prize for Excellence in Data Science.

Engineering & technology

Monash Earth Scientists involved in discovery of a new mineral

In the harshest of environments in far-east Russia, Monash scientists have played a leading role in the discovery of a new mineral, which could revolutionise the future of the mining industry.

Science
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Health Minister names Monash University researcher top grant applicant

Monash University Associate Professor Julian Elliott has been awarded the prestigious Commonwealth Health Minister’s Award for Excellence in Health and Medical Research for his leading work into ways health research data can be rapidly translated

Medicine & health
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Is Melbourne the music capital of Australia? Sydney or Adelaide might pip it to the post

Melbourne’s successful bid to host a prestigious international conference on music cities in 2018 has been hailed as a golden opportunity for it to cement its status as “Australia’s music capital”, and “a global music city”.

Arts & culture
Gov's oil and gas tax

Government’s oil and gas tax response will leave regional communities at a loss

Falling revenues from petroleum mining, that spurred a review of the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT), have hit regional communities hard and these same communities aren’t likely to get any relief from the government response.

Business
Mine rehab

Artificial soils could be key in rehabilitation of Latrobe Valley coal mines

With Hazelwood Power Station commencing its staged shutdown, creating artificial soils from waste materials could provide an environmentally friendly option for rehabilitating the adjoining mine, according to a leading mining researcher from Monash

Engineering & technology
Dig for success

Murdoch Chancellor digs deep for success

Following an augural address last year by the Chancellor, Dr Alan Finkel AM, Mannix College recently hosted a second special guest lecture on the theme of entrepreneurship, business and innovation....

Dig for success

Murdoch Chancellor digs deep for success

Following an augural address last year by the Chancellor, Dr Alan Finkel AM, Mannix College recently hosted a second special guest lecture on the theme of entrepreneurship, business and innovation....