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NHMRC

Monash Science awarded almost $3 million in latest round of NHMRC funding

The Monash Faculty of Science has been awarded almost $3 million in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding announced at the weekend.

Science 9 December, 2019
JCB-Monash Science

Science researchers help propel Monash to top position nationally for Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Projects funding

Monash University was the most successful institution in Australia for ARC Discovery Project grants announced today with almost a quarter of the funding awarded to Faculty of Science researchers.

Science 4 December, 2019
Stellar black holes

Stellar black holes much bigger than previously thought, study finds

An international study involving Monash astronomers has discovered for the first time that some black holes may be born more than twice the size than previously thought.

Physics and Astronomy 28 November, 2019
Dhaneesh Kumar

Controlling the charge state of organic molecule quantum dots in a 2d nanoarray

A Monash University study has fabricated a self-assembled, carbon-based nanofilm where the charge state (ie, electronically neutral or positive) can be controlled at the level of individual molecules, on a length scale of around one nanometre.

Physics and Astronomy 20 November, 2019

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
Antidepressant-with-fish

Antidepressant pollutants in waterways are destroying the social dynamics of fish, study finds

The Monash scientists who found that pharmaceutical pollutants in waterways altered reproductive behaviour, anxiety levels, activity, and antipredator responses of fish have now discovered for the first time that such toxicity is also having a

Biology 13 November, 2019

World-class drone infrastructure to support research

Monash University has launched the Drone Discovery Platform for researchers.

Science 29 October, 2019
School of Physics

Monash Biologists and Physicists awarded ARC Future Fellowships

Two biologists and two physicists have collectively been awarded four Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships worth approximately $4 million.

Science 17 October, 2019
Spectroscopy of red blood cells

Monash researchers enlist the Cloud to wipe out malaria

The Monash scientists who developed the small game-changing device that can rapidly screen blood in minutes to detect disease-causing pathogens have now confirmed the successful operation of a Cloud-based system based on spectroscopy.

Chemistry 16 October, 2019