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Sustainable residential complex opens at Peninsula as growth plans take shape

Monash University has opened a new 150-bed residential accommodation complex on its Peninsula Campus, constructing its most energy efficient building in the process.

Design & architecture

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
australian-landscape

January 26: Reimagining Australia Day

A day that is meant to bring everyone together to reflect on national identity, draws us down a dark alley of division.

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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

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
1980 Don and Jemima

Saving language – the power of ancient Indigenous oral traditions

Monash Country Lines archive founder John Bradley is 38 years into a journey tracing and recording vanishing oral traditions in an Indigenous heartland.

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Fish bowl

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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The hair of the dog and other hangover cure fallacies

The hair of the dog is just one tip among many to cure a hangover, but do they really work or are they just drunken fallacies?

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martial arts

The art of gongfu: the master, the student and the way of the Five Ancestors Fist

Monash lecturer Chris Murray's dedication to an ancient art had benefits far beyond improving his martial arts skills.

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