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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

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

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

The PROTIC project: how mobile phones are changing the lives of Bangladeshi women

A collaboration with Oxfam is radically improving the lives of women in rural communities in Bangladesh through mobile phone technology.

Lens

Weather presenters bring climate change into the home

When so many mistakenly think of climate change as distant in time and place, how do you bring it home to where we live now?

Lens

Confirmation bias: I believe, therefore it's true

Stirring controversy can lead to a reinforcement of deep-seated values, and hinder progress.

Lens
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Monash to become Australia’s first 100 per cent renewable energy powered university

By the year 2030 Monash University expects all of the energy used on its campuses will be clean and renewable.

University news
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Fake news and god’s wrath: extreme hurricane politics in the US

The devastating scenes of destruction and flooding in the Bahamas and the southern states of the US have captivated the world for many weeks now.

Arts & culture