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a mice and an elephant

Of mice and elephants, Monash scientists shed new insights into physiological evolution

It is a question that scientists have been trying to resolve for centuries, but might it be due to evolutionary chance?

Biology 19 March, 2019
Dr Susie Ho

In conversation with Dr Susie Ho – winner of the Monash Postgraduate Association Lecturer of the Year Award

There’s a certain kind of magic around Master of Environment and Sustainability Course Director, Dr Susie Ho.

Science 18 March, 2019
beaches clean our oceans

World-first research shows how beaches clean our oceans

They are invisible to the human eye, but they are there – millions of microbes in our beaches, breaking down the rubbish in our waters.

Science 12 March, 2019
Tropical butterfly

Scientists develop new framework for global species monitoring

An international study involving a Monash biologist has outlined a much-needed framework to significantly improve the monitoring of status and trends of species worldwide. This finding comes after a multi-year

Biology 12 March, 2019
breaking down glass to make it stronger

A structural issue: breaking down glass to make it stronger

For most of us, a glass of water doesn’t appear to be an unfathomable mystery, but for Monash materials scientist Amelia Liu, it represents one of the “grand challenges” of physics.

Physics and Astronomy 9 March, 2019
understand prime numbers

Monash physicists find that waves can help us better understand prime numbers

Is there a relationship between seemingly random prime numbers and the physical world?
A study published today by Monash physicists in Physical Review Letters<

Physics and Astronomy 8 March, 2019
Professor Jordan Nash

International Women’s Day – Monash Science Dean calls for more action to tackle the STEMM gender gap

Today is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and I want to take this opportunity to wish all women a very happy International Women's Day. The day also marks a call

Science 8 March, 2019
Phase contrast upping the ante on conventional X-ray imaging

Phase contrast upping the ante on conventional X-ray imaging

Dr Kaye Morgan hopes that the X-ray technique she’s working on will allow her to take snapshots of the airways and air sacs in the lungs in real-time. This will help doctors and researchers detect problems earlier,

Physics and Astronomy 6 March, 2019
Jarrod Grainger-Brown

Monash Global Challenges alumnus joins select group of 2019 Westpac Future Leader Scholars

An interest in messy, complex challenges has led Bachelor of Science Advanced – Global Challenges (Honours) graduate Jarrod Grainger-Brown on the road to a PhD, and a prestigious Westpac Future Leader scholarship.

General News 4 March, 2019