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Should Australia be investing in nuclear energy?

The Australian government is launching an inquiry into the possibility of building a nuclear power industry in Australia. Some will see this as a good thing – another low-carbon tool in the toolbox that we need to combat climate change;

7 August, 2019

How robots are transforming the construction industry

Monash University is at the cutting edge of research and development in structural innovation and smart construction. Within the Department of Civil Engineering Professor Yu Bai and his team of researchers are breaking boundaries and improving

6 August, 2019
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New parents abandon public transport for cars

Increased off-peak service frequency and dedicated “caregiver” parking at stations could make public transport more attractive to new parents and curb traffic congestion in Melbourne, new research by Monash University shows.

22 July, 2019

Department of Civil Engineering Annual Dinner and Awards 2019

An important date in the department calendar is the Civil Engineering Annual Dinner and Awards night. A cold and wet night did not dampen the celebrations with over 200 guests joining us to recognise the achievements of staff, students and Alumni.

22 July, 2019
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Monash Engineering 'well above world standard' for research performance

Monash Engineering has maintained its 5 ranking in the Australian Research Council’s Excellence in Research in Australia (ERA) 2018 report released today, confirming the well above world standard performance of the faculty’s

27 March, 2019

Urgent action on cladding from building industry needed to prevent future disasters

How many more lives need to be lost, livelihoods ruined and properties destroyed before an international standard – or at least an Australian one – is set surrounding the use of flammable cladding in residential buildings?

22 February, 2019

Monash plants seeds to improve farming practices

Monash University engineers are working with Australian farmers to help them improve irrigation practices by using autonomous drone technology.

19 February, 2019

Engineering breaks its own record with 20 successful ARC Discovery Projects

In the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding, Monash Engineering has excelled itself with grants awarded for an unprecedented 20 Discovery Projects (leading all but six), as well as for four Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment

14 December, 2018
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Professor Jeff Walker elevated to IEEE Fellow

For his outstanding work on airborne and satellite remote sensing of soil moisture, Jeff Walker, Head of Civil Engineering at Monash University, will soon be named as an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow. Each year

3 December, 2018