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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.

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Turning food waste into sustainable profit

We love our food, but waste an extraordinary amount of it. Now, research is looking at how repurposing this waste food biomass can be turned into profit.

Lens

Monash academics recognised in 2018 Queen's Birthday Honours

Fifteen academics from Monash University have been recognised in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for their outstanding contribution to Australian society.

University news

Girls at single-sex schools up to 85% more likely to take advanced STEM subjects than co-ed girls

New research has found that girls in single-sex schools are more likely to study chemistry, intermediate mathematics, advanced mathematics and physics in their senior years.

Learning & teaching
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Green chemistry founder joins Monash Science

Eminent American chemist Professor John C Warner has joined Monash Science as an adjunct Professor.

Science
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Monash scientists develop new technique for measuring atomic order in glass

Researchers have identified and demonstrated a new method to measure local order in glass - a challenging class of material.

Science
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Monash University signs licensing deal for novel drug delivery technology

The Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) at Monash University today announced the licensing of a lymphatic drug targeting technology platform to clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company PureTech Health plc (PureTech Health).

Medicine & health
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Cancer drug developer wins award for Monash-initiated protein research

Melbourne-based drug developer Cancer Therapeutics CRC (CTx) has received a sought-after award in recognition of its work on novel oncology drug candidates, based on early research conducted at Monash University.

Medicine & health
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Three Monash academics elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science

Three Monash University researchers have today been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science, it was announced today.

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