Landmasses formed 700 million years earlier than previously thought, world-first study finds
An international study led by Monash University geologists has found that the Earth’s earliest continents began rising above the ocean around 3.2 billion years ago - at least 700 million years earlier than most previous estimates.
Science researchers awarded more than $2 million in latest NHMRC grant round
Researchers from Monash University’s Faculty of Science have received over $2 million in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding round.
Scientists present largest number of gravitational wave detections to date from black holes and neutron stars
An international team of scientists, including Australian researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav), have collaborated on a study released today, presenting the largest number of gravitational wave
Rodent project awarded 2021 Ecological Impact Award
An innovative project to combat invasive rodent populations on Norfolk Island has been awarded the Ecological Society of Australia’s 2021 Ecological Impact Award.
Size is key to understanding the impact of climate change on disease vectors
Vector-borne diseases are those passed on to humans via an intermediary, a common example being mosquitoes passing on malaria.
Faculty of Science appoints Professor Richard Reina as new Associate Dean Education
Congratulations to Professor Richard Reina from the School of Biological Sciences on his appointment as Associate Dean Education for the Faculty of Science.
Extinct Australian animals immortalised in artistic book
Congratulations to Monash Science, and Master of Environment and Sustainability graduate Ben Gray on the publication of a stunning artistic book which showcases images and stories about Australian animals lost to extinction.
Scientists discover how to restore carbon-rich peatlands using Rapid Evidence Review method
A new study by Monash University researchers has applied the Rapid Evidence Review method for the first time to peatland conservation and suggests the technique can be applied to other environmental problems.