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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

Monash chemist awarded 2018 Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation

An internationally renowned chemist whose work is revolutionising Australian renewable energy exports, has been awarded the 2018 Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation in the physical sciences.

Chemistry 23 October, 2018

Monash Global Challenges students’ research contributes to NDIS Review

Three final-year Monash Bachelor of Science Advanced – Global Challenges (Honours) students researching the impact of young people in residential aged care (RAC) facilities have made a formal submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the

General News 21 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
Common Myna

New tool to tackle biological invasions

A Monash researcher has played a key role in developing the world’s first register designed to collate information about invasive species as part of an international effort to prevent biological invasions.

Biology 24 January, 2018
Thin film of NABI

Electronically-smooth ‘3D graphene’: a bright future for trisodium bismuthide

Researchers have found that the topological material trisodium bismuthide (Na3Bi) can be manufactured to be as ‘electronically smooth’ as the highest-quality graphene-based alternative, while maintaining graphene’s

Physics and Astronomy 23 December, 2017