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Monash science researchers awarded just over $2 million in funding as part of ARC DECRA scheme

Monash science researchers have received just over $2 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) funding for five projects under the Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme.

Science 18 November, 2019
Left to Right: Professor Rocky de Nys and Bruno Pais from Pacific Biotechnologies and Monash Science students Daniel Malkinson and Rodrigo Garcia-Mulder

Science students look at nature to tackle water pollution

Water pollution issues are becoming increasingly common globally as water-intensive industries are growing and more people walk this earth.

Student News 9 October, 2019
Cow herds

Managing manure - there could be an app for that

The Victorian dairy industry is trending towards more intensive dairy production and larger herds.

Student News 3 October, 2019

Global Day of Climate Action, why it matters

There is no doubt about it – climate change is one of the biggest threats to civilisation, according to Professor Andrew Mackintosh, who heads the Monash School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment (EAE).

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 20 September, 2019
Aged Care Residents

Students to lobby Canberra on sexual violence in aged care

Monash University Science students Ashleigh May and Meghan Wright will head to Canberra next week to address the management of sexual violence in Australian residential aged care facilities.

Student News 12 September, 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
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

Monash physicists discover critical new development with major implications for topological transistors

Over the last decade, there has been much excitement about topological insulators – new materials that conduct electricity only on their edges, recognised by the Nobel Prize in Physics only two years ago.

Physics and Astronomy 11 December, 2018