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Female-Scientist

Female science and biomedicine students ‘Sprint’ to success

The Monash Faculty of Science together with the Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) will host the 2019 ‘Sprint’ Undergraduate Women's Development Program, a three-day event aimed at enhancing the educational experience and future

General News 25 June, 2019
Planet formation

Monash physicists discover new clue to planet formation

An international study led by the Monash School of Physics and Astronomy has discovered the first observational evidence for the existence of circumplanetary discs.

Physics and Astronomy 4 June, 2019
Great Barrier Reef

Biodiversity is under increased threat as legal protection is removed from nature reserves

An international study involving Monash University scientists has revealed extensive removal of legal protection for conservation reserves, at a time when the preservation of these areas is more important than ever to biodiversity conservation. Biology 31 May, 2019

2019 William Cooper Scholarship

Indigenous Scholars Awarded 2019 William Cooper Scholarship

Monash University has announced Indigenous scholars Jaya Blandthorn and John Singh-Nagyivan as recipients of the 2019 William Cooper Scholarship.

General News 27 May, 2019
geological modelling software

UK petroleum engineering giant gifts Monash scientists access to over $2 million in geological modelling software

Monash geoscientists are set to benefit from a major donation of geological modelling software licences from the UK-based petroleum engineering and structural geology company Petroleum Experts (PetEx).

Science 27 May, 2019
Electrolytic water splitting

Monash leads the way in a green chemistry breakthrough for renewables

Electrolytic water splitting is widely understood to be the most feasible method for the production of green hydrogen fuel as a versatile means of storage and long-range transportation for the intermittent

Chemistry 14 May, 2019
El Niño record

New research produces 400-year El Niño record and reveals astonishing change

Australian scientists have developed an innovative method using cores drilled from coral to produce a world first 400-year long seasonal record of El Niño events, a record that some in the field had described as impossible to extract.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 7 May, 2019
The Numbers game

The numbers game: the role of 'quants' in navigating financial markets

Financial markets are a numbers fest – market indices, option prices, hedging strategies, futures markets. More and more, mathematicians are employed to help navigate a safe path through the complexity. They are the quants, or quantitative

Mathematics 2 May, 2019
Dr Kathryn Hodgins

Prestigious international grant awarded to Monash university researcher

A Monash researcher has received a highly competitive and prestigious international grant to study the genetic basis of behaviour.

Biology 29 April, 2019