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Excellence in Research for Australia

Monash Science achieves outstanding results in latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings

Monash Science has performed above the international standard in the latest round of the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings, released today by the Australian Research Council (ARC).

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Of mice and elephants, Monash scientists shed new insights into physiological evolution

a mice and an elephant

It is a question that scientists have been trying to resolve for centuries, but might it be due to evolutionary chance?

Biology 19 January 2019

World-first research shows how beaches clean our oceans

They are invisible to the human eye, but they are there – millions of microbes in our beaches, breaking down the rubbish in our waters.

Science 1 January 1970

Scientists develop new framework for global species monitoring

An international study involving a Monash biologist has outlined a much-needed framework to significantly improve the monitoring of status and trends of species worldwide. This finding comes after a multi-year collaboration under the auspices of the Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network (GEO BON).

Biology 1 January 1970
breaking down glass to make it stronger

A structural issue: breaking down glass to make it stronger

For most of us, a glass of water doesn’t appear to be an unfathomable mystery, but for Monash materials scientist Amelia Liu, it represents one of the “grand challenges” of physics.

Physics and Astronomy
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