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agricultural-crops

Monash biologist to play a key role in a new $35 million research centre to grow Australian agriculture

Internationally renowned plant expert Professor John Bowman from the School of Biological Sciences will lead the Monash node of the recently announced $35 million Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Plant Success in Nature

Biology 15 October, 2019
Monash Green Chemical Centre Laboratory

Driving world leading innovation in green chemistry: Government awards Monash Science $3.6 million for a new research centre

Monash Science has received $3.6 million in Federal Government funding to establish a dedicated Australian Research Council (ARC) training centre to advance green chemistry in manufacturing.

Chemistry 11 October, 2019
Heiko Dietrich

Passion for pure maths wins mathematician Tall Poppy Award

Congratulations to Dr Heiko Dietrich, a senior lecturer in the School of Mathematics, who has been named a 2019 Victorian Young Tall Poppy Science Award winner.

Mathematics 10 October, 2019
Left to Right: Professor Rocky de Nys and Bruno Pais from Pacific Biotechnologies and Monash Science students Daniel Malkinson and Rodrigo Garcia-Mulder

Science students look at nature to tackle water pollution

Water pollution issues are becoming increasingly common globally as water-intensive industries are growing and more people walk this earth.

Student News 9 October, 2019
Australian hot and dry extremes

Extraordinarily warm temperatures above Antarctica cause hot and dry extremes in Australia, researchers warn

Changes in springtime winds high above the South Pole are set to trigger higher than usual temperatures and fire-prone weather conditions in Australia, an international study involving Monash scientists has warned.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 8 October, 2019
Professor San Hoa Thang AC

Monash chemistry researchers to play a key role in the new $35 million ARC Centre of Excellence for Enabling Eco Efficient Beneficiation of Minerals

Monash scientists will be part of a new $35M Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence which will focus on how to make operations more efficient for mineral separation.

Chemistry 7 October, 2019
Cow herds

Managing manure - there could be an app for that

The Victorian dairy industry is trending towards more intensive dairy production and larger herds.

Student News 3 October, 2019
Electrolysis breakthrough

Electrolysis breakthrough could solve the hydrogen conundrum

Hydrogen gas is the perfect green fuel – it can be extracted from water and is non-polluting. But although hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe, it doesn’t naturally occur in large quantities as a gas on Earth.

Chemistry 25 September, 2019
The rate of crustal growth and recycling on the early Earth have been significantly underestimated.

Monash study sheds new light on how the Earth’s crust was formed

A new international study led by a Monash geoscientist has found that more crust was formed on the early Earth than previously thought.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 24 September, 2019