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Climate scientists shed new light on what causes intensified warming

New international research involving Monash University shows intensified surface warming in Canada, Siberia, Alaska and in the Arctic Ocean relative to global mean temperature rise.

Science
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Drugs in our waterways, the bugs and beyond

New research shows that medicines have found their way into Melbourne streams – and the creatures that live in them.

Lens
wetlands

The wonderful world of wetlands and their resilience to climate change

A worldwide study shows that while wetlands are under increasing threat from global warming, rising sea levels and human population density, they're remarkably resilient – and Australia's are faring better than most.

Lens

Monash University’s Net Zero initiative wins global United Nations 2018 Momentum for Change Award

Monash University’s Net Zero initiative has won the global United Nations 2018 Momentum for Change Award.

University news
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FLEET collaboration aims to prevent energy losing its way

More than one hundred researchers are working together to create electronics in which next to no energy is lost.

Lens

Climate change sounds predict impact of extreme weather

Researchers at Monash University and Penn State University (USA) are ‘sonifying’ cyclones and hurricanes to create soundtracks for use by scientists, weather forecasters and climate change researchers.

Arts & culture

$50m win for Australian technology targeting dengue and Zika

Two global charitable organisations have jointly awarded AUD$50 million (US$38m) to an Australian developed technology making major inroads in the global fight against dengue, Zika and chikungunya.

Medicine & health
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Lombok quakes not necessarily leading to a big bang

While alarming, the recent sequence of earthquakes in Indonesia isn't necessarily leading to a large-scale eruption.

Lens

Monash to host new centre for women’s sexual and reproductive health in primary care

Monash University will host a new $2.5 million NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in women’s sexual and reproductive health in primary care.

Research