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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

Women’s safety on public transport in Melbourne: best and worst stations rated

The best and worst public transport stations for young women’s safety in central Melbourne has been revealed in a Monash University analysis of public spaces.

Design & architecture

Monash University awarded for innovative nature walk

The Jock Marshall Reserve Nature Walk at Clayton campus has been awarded the Landscape Architecture Award in the Infrastructure category at the 2017  AILA Victorian Awards.

Design & architecture
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One of Australia’s foremost humanities libraries officially re-opens at Monash University

One of Australia’s foremost humanities libraries, the Sir Louis Matheson Library at Monash University, Clayton, has officially re-opened today following extensive redevelopment works.

University news
Evolutionary tree

How to grow an evolutionary tree

You’ve seen them in popular science news, biology textbooks, wall plaques in museums, perhaps even as tattoos. Evolutionary trees are among the most instantly recognisable, ubiquitous and iconic images of science.

Science
Conifer

Monash researchers help discover genetic secret for climate change defence in trees

Major new international research involving Monash University has found that despite 140 million years of independent evolution, two distinct types of coniferous trees use the same small set of 47 genes (of 23,000) to rapidly adapt to varying climates

Science
Walkleys story

Monash journalism students named finalists in the Young Walkleys

Two Monash student journalists are finalists in the Walkley Young Journalist of the Year Awards and the Jacoby-Walkley Scholarship. Jack Paynter’s story 'Cricket willow tree project drives investors bats' was...

Walkleys story

Monash journalism students named finalists in the Young Walkleys

Two Monash student journalists are finalists in the Walkley Young Journalist of the Year Awards and the Jacoby-Walkley Scholarship. Jack Paynter’s story 'Cricket willow tree project drives investors bats' was...