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Monash scholars elected to prestigious Academy of Social Sciences

Four Monash University Professors have been named Fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) for their distinguished contributions to their disciplines and to society.

University news

Latest Monash research reveals technique to shape pure magnesium at room temperature

In a world first which could have major implications for the transport industry, Monash University Engineering researchers have discovered a way to shape pure magnesium at room temperature

Engineering & technology
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New discovery challenges long-held evolutionary theory

Monash scientists involved in one of the world’s longest evolution experiments have debunked an established theory with a study that provides a ‘high-resolution’ view of the molecular details of adaptation.

Science

Masterchef technique found to be a lifesaver for endangered sea turtle eggs

Monash University scientists have made the unlikely discovery that a popular Masterchef technique can protect the eggs of endangered sea turtles during transport.

Science

Early global greenhouse event gave rise to fire-adapted trees

Conifers that were living at the South Pole show an extreme adaptation to forest fires. Until now, the origin of this ability has been unknown from the fossil record.

Science

New manufacturing centre to boost medicines export

A new world-class medicines manufacturing centre in Melbourne will provide a major boost in the export of medicines manufactured in Victoria.

Medicine & health
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Partnership promotes new treatments for men’s reproductive health disorders

A visit to Monash University has highlighted how academic partnerships between countries can create innovation with global benefits.

Medicine & health

Muscle disease research wins scientist prestigious national award

Seventy per cent of human genes are found in zebrafish and it’s this incredible commonality which has helped Monash University early career researcher Dr Avnika Ruparelia to better understand the causes of progressive muscle weakness.

Science