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Prof MacFarlane and Dr Lasky

Monash Chemist and Astrophysicist win prestigious 2018 Academy of Science Medals

Professor Douglas MacFarlane and Dr Paul Lasky have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to research with the Australian Academy of Science awarding them the David Craig Medal, and the Pawsey Medal, respectively.

Science

A passion for the nature of things

Amber Clarke and Rebecca Pell

Two alumni have forged careers devoted to protecting the environment.

Alumni

Electronically-smooth ‘3D graphene’: a bright future for trisodium bismuthide

Researchers have found that the topological material trisodium bismuthide (Na3Bi) can be manufactured to be as ‘electronically smooth’ as the highest-quality graphene-based alternative, while maintaining graphene’s high electron mobility.

Physics and Astronomy

Major threats to soil ecosystems from a combination of invasive species and climate change

Soil ecosystems are critical for agriculture, biodiversity and human well-being. Poor soil health means a poor planetary outlook.

Biology
An African elephant

Breaking the deadlock on the ivory trade – researchers propose a new strategy to address the poaching crisis

The current elephant poaching crisis makes it imperative to advance international debates on the ivory trade.

Biology
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