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Rainfall and temperature predict bird colouration, study finds

An international study led by a Monash University ornithologist has found variation in rainfall and temperature can affect the colours of birds.

Science

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.

Engineering & technology
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Facebook turns 15: how can the troubled teen earn our trust?

The social media giant has turned 15, but its growing pains continue.

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Ocean and wind changes cause Antarctic sea ice drop to record low

Warmer ocean temperatures and unusual wind patterns have contributed to a record decline of sea ice levels in Antarctica, Monash research has found.

Science

Experts available over the Festive season

Monash University has several experts available for comment on a range of topics relating to the festive season, politics and security; bushfires road safety, gambling and more.

University news
architecture

More women in architecture, but gender inequality remains in leadership roles

Recent reports show that women's representation in the industry has grown significantly, but the number in leadership roles is disappointing.

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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
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.

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The new philanthropy: creating communities with a shared goal of a better world

Philanthropy is now viewed as a way of creating communities of people with a shared goal of bringing positive, practical change to the world.

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