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Universities must act now on sustainability goals

In an unpredictable and insecure global political scene, the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are intended to tackle pressing global challenges.

Learning & teaching
Monaco

Monash University guides Antarctic experts to deliver practical steps to protect biodiversity

Monash University, The Government of the Principality of Monaco, and the Centre Scientifique de Monaco have taken a major step forward in the biodiversity conservation of the Antarctic and Southern Ocean regions following a recent meeting of experts

Science
Rebekah Brown

Water-sensitive innovations to transform health of slums and environment

Polluted water and inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene cause around 80 per cent of diseases and one in four deaths in developing countries. The world is recognising that existing strategies simply aren’t working.

University news

Monash signs landmark agreement on Sustainable Development Goals

Monash University has signed a landmark university commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), following an announcement at the Australian SDG summit in Sydney today.

University news
John Thwaites

Australia ranks 20th on progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals

Australia may be home to some of the world’s most liveable cities, but we have a long way to go to meet the world’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Science
John Thwaites

Australia ranks 20th on progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals

Australia may be home to some of the world’s most liveable cities, but we have a long way to go to meet the world’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Science
L-R: Sam Mostyn, Tim Costello, Cr Cathy Oke, Professor John Thwaites, Lee Joachim, Sam Loni, Cate Turner

Celebrating the Sustainable Development Goals

Over 350 people gathered at Federation Square on Monday 19 October for a free public seminar on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and why they matter for Australia. The...

L-R: Sam Mostyn, Tim Costello, Cr Cathy Oke, Professor John Thwaites, Lee Joachim, Sam Loni, Cate Turner

Celebrating the Sustainable Development Goals

Over 350 people gathered at Federation Square on Monday 19 October for a free public seminar on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and why they matter for Australia. The...