Six students majoring in pharmacology – five of whom are third-year Bachelor of Science students - have been offered positions in an industry-based learning (IBL) program with global healthcare company, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).
Two collapsed stars collide in a galaxy 130 million light years away. The explosion caused a wobble in space-time called a gravitational wave that travelled across the universe, and was recorded by three supersensitive gravitational-wave observatories on Earth.
When Monash chemistry Professor Doug MacFarlane was a PhD student at Purdue University in Indiana, he worked on “liquid salts” for use in preserving living tissue – including human kidneys and marine corals. Fast-forward 30 years and marine biologists are now freezing hundreds of species of corals threatened by global warming in these salts, which are also known as ionic liquids.