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Monash biologist awarded over $130,000 to investigate bacteriophage therapy

Research on bacteriophages has won Monash biologist Dr Jeremy J. Barr a Ramaciotti Award for Biomedical Research with a grant of $137,534.

Biology

Discovery by Monash and Toyota scientists could make batteries better

Monash University news

Work by Monash University chemists and materials scientists at Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA) on developing non-volatile, non-flammable and electrochemically stable electrolytes, based on liquid salts, could be applied to batteries. The discovery of the new application is outlined in a study published in the leading international journal, Energy and Environmental Science.

Chemistry

Enigmatic Tasmanian rocks provide new insights on how the ‘supercontinent’ developed

An international study led by Monash scientists has found that Tasmania was likely to have been originally ‘attached’ to the western United States.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment

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
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The trouble with Hubble – new study investigates expanding universe

Scientists have long known that the Universe is expanding, but determining whether the expansion rate is the same in different parts of the Universe has been unclear.

Physics and Astronomy
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