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Federal Government awards Monash scientists almost $2 million to investigate renewable hydrogen

Monash Scientists have won almost ten per cent of funding announced yesterday by the Australian Government’s energy agency to propel innovation in exporting renewable hydrogen to the world.

Chemistry 7 September, 2018

Monash chemists discover catalysts that could convert carbon dioxide into a useful chemical

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major greenhouse gas, which contributes to global warming and sea level rising.

Chemistry 6 September, 2018

Monash scientists to investigate new approaches to detect drug resistant superbugs

The Victorian Government through its Medical Research Acceleration Fund has awarded Monash researchers $92,500 to develop technologies to detect drug resistant superbugs. Resistance to antimicrobial drugs is a critical

Chemistry 24 August, 2018

Monash chemists drive birth of a new field of chemistry

In a scientific world-first, work by Monash chemists has paved the way for the birth of a completely new field of chemistry.

Chemistry 6 August, 2018
Making money from food waste

Making money from food waste - Monash innovation changing industry

Researchers from the Monash University's School of Chemistry in an international collaboration with IITB (India) are working with the Food Innovation Centre, industry and farmers to help them transform food waste into profits - while

Chemistry 17 July, 2018
Professor San Hoa Thang with one of his students

Monash Chemist recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

It is a profoundly emotional experience for him.

Monash Chemistry Professor San Hoa Thang arrived in Australia as a refugee in 1979 – Australia, he says – was the first country to accept him.

Chemistry 11 June, 2018
Associate Professor Bayden Wood (centre) and his diagnostic tool.

US grants Monash scientists patent for a diagnostic technique that could deliver a more accurate test for malaria

A research collaboration headed by a Monash chemist was issued a US-issued patent for an invention that could deliver a more accurate test for malaria that is rapid and low cost, making it suitable for resource-poor

Chemistry 8 June, 2018
The Minister for Health, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP (right) with the Co-Directors of the Monash Centre of Biospectroscopy, Dr Phil Heraud (left) and Associate Professor Bayden Wood (centre).

Federal government funds Monash scientists to tackle time-critical sepsis disease

The Federal government has announced around $300,000 in funding to Biotech Resources in partnership with the Monash Centre for Biospectroscopy to combat sepsis – one of the leading causes of hospital deaths in Australia.

Chemistry 17 April, 2018
Light-activated cancer drugs

Cancer drugs could soon be activated by light, preventing toxic side effects

Researchers at Monash University are one step closer to developing a cancer drug triggered by light, preventing the toxic side effects caused by current chemotherapy treatments.

Chemistry 23 February, 2018