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Coastal-flooding

Coastal flooding could occur weekly if greenhouse gas emissions continue, scientists warn

As the Antarctic air hits south eastern Australia with a freak cold snap – scientists warn that coastal flooding in Sydney could occur on a weekly basis, if greenhouse gas emissions continue.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 5 August, 2020
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A message from Dean Jordan Nash to our graduates

At the Faculty of Science we are very proud of our students and graduates. Each year my colleagues and I look forward to commemorating our students at graduations, in these unprecedented times we cannot gather with you and your loved ones for

4 August, 2020
Brewster Glacier in New Zealand

Extreme glacier melt is due to human greenhouse emissions, study finds

An international study involving a Monash climate scientist has revealed a strong link between human greenhouse gas emissions and the increased melting of glaciers.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 4 August, 2020

Science researchers secure largest share of the ARC Future Fellowships funding awarded to Monash University

Faculty of science researchers have secured $5,214,801 of the $13,906,443 awarded to Monash University for Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships.

Science 30 July, 2020
bushfire affected land

Monash researcher awarded $255,000 to assess impacts of bushfire on biodiversity

The recent bushfires that swept across South Eastern Australia were unprecedented in scale and intensity.

Biology 23 July, 2020
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Monash scientists score second place in international NASA competition

A team of Monash students has come second in NASA’s ‘Honey I shrunk the NASA Payload’ Challenge.

Student News 22 July, 2020
Two hundred years of human activity on the Antarctic continent

Antarctica more widely impacted than previously thought

Antarctica is considered one of the Earth’s largest, most pristine remaining wildernesses. Yet since its formal discovery 200 years ago, the continent has seen accelerating and potentially impactful human activity.

Biology 16 July, 2020
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Finding NEMO – the future of gravitational-wave astronomy

A new study released today makes a compelling case for the development of ‘NEMO’ – a new observatory in Australia that could deliver on some of the most exciting gravitational-wave science next-generation detectors have to offer,

Physics and Astronomy 8 July, 2020
penguins

Learning about penguin’s diet may save marine life, study finds

The waters of south-eastern Australia are a climate change hotspot, warming at four times the global average. Understanding how to future proof the prey of little penguins in these challenging conditions is essential for their long-term survival

Biology 7 July, 2020