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Monash geologist awarded $710,000 Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant

The ARC has awarded a Monash scientist $710,000 over four years for a research project to develop technologies to mitigate 3D geological risk in resources management.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment

Monash astrophysicists discover new ‘baby’ planet

Computer model showing the spiral pattern generated by a newborn planet orbiting in a disc of gas around a young star.  Credit: Pinte et al 2018.

Monash astrophysicists using the ALMA telescope in Chile have a made a world-first discovery with the sighting of a new planet inside a protoplanetary disc.

Physics and Astronomy

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

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 environments. The patent is the first of its kind to utilise spectroscopy to quantify pathogens in blood.

Chemistry
The Grand Canyon

Ancient Grand Canyon rocks provide new insights into continental flooding

An international study involving a Monash geologist suggests that major continental flooding events occurred much faster than previously thought.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment
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