School of Biological Sciences
Use your curious and creative mind to analyse and interpret data. Discover the hows and whys of our world.
Genetics/genomics, ecology, evolution, plant sciences and zoology. Use your love of biology to make the world a better place. Current Honours Projects
Research Master Degrees
Create the future you want to live in.
We have research strengths in three broad discipline areas:
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Latest news from The School of Biological Sciences
Vale Bruce Alexander Fuhrer (OAM) (December 31, 1930 – March 31, 2023)
Prolific photographer Bruce Alexander Fuhrer (OAM) died recently aged 92. Bruce was an Australian mycologist and fungus photographer.His photographic collection of fungi numbers more than 3000 species. He was in the School of Biological Sciences between 1972 and 1996.
Supergenes power invasive species’ success, study finds
Common ragweed, a pest and a major cause of hay fever, is a successful invasive species because it uses ‘supergenes’ to adapt, an international study led by Monash University has found.
Superb fairy-wrens help others following similar rules as humans
Superb fairy-wrens are more likely to take risks to help members of their close social circle, according to a new international study led by Monash University.
Fruit flies could help unlock diets to treat rare disease, study finds
International research led by Monash University biologists has identified a new way to explore how changing diets may help alleviate disease symptoms - particularly for individuals with disorders that affect how protein is metabolised.