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World-class drone infrastructure to support research

Monash University has launched the Drone Discovery Platform for researchers.

Science 29 October, 2019
alien species

Scientists call for improved approach to biodiversity targets on invasive species

A Monash-led international commentary on the harm caused by biological invasions has urged policy makers to develop conversation targets in a unified framework informed by new data integration methods developed in the last decade.

Biology 26 October, 2019
School of Physics

Monash Biologists and Physicists awarded ARC Future Fellowships

Two biologists and two physicists have collectively been awarded four Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships worth approximately $4 million.

Science 17 October, 2019
Professor Warwick Bryan Tucker

Internationally acclaimed mathematician to head Monash School of Mathematics

World-renowned mathematician Professor Warwick Bryan Tucker, currently based in Sweden, has been appointed Head of the Monash School of Mathematics following a global recruitment search.

Science 16 October, 2019
Spectroscopy of red blood cells

Monash researchers enlist the Cloud to wipe out malaria

The Monash scientists who developed the small game-changing device that can rapidly screen blood in minutes to detect disease-causing pathogens have now confirmed the successful operation of a Cloud-based system based on spectroscopy.

Chemistry 16 October, 2019
Escherichia coli

Monash led international study has implications for tackling E.coli infections

Monash scientists have identified a survival mechanism of bacteria that cause disease in plant and animals, including highly virulent E. coli (Escherichia coli) related diseases.

Biology 16 October, 2019
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