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Global leader in sustainability: Monash climbs in global rankings

Monash University has been recognised for its significant work in sustainability and social inclusion, ranking equal 17th globally in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2020.

University news

Tooth be told: Earless seals existed in ancient Australia

A fossilised seal tooth, dating back approximately three million years, found on a Victorian beach proves earless seals existed in Australia in prehistoric times, a Monash University study has found.

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New technology can help mitigate bushfires and improve our response

Vast amounts of satellite data gives us an unprecedented ability to map the extent and severity of fires, but we're not exploiting it – yet.

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'Maths Barbie': A chilly climate for women students

A study highlights the systemic and cultural problems in mathematics departments – and why fewer women than men pursue a career in the field.

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Gender equality: Working to advance the rights of women around the world

Sharman Stone has worked to advance the rights of women for more than 20 years, in Parliament and as Ambassador for Women and Girls, but her work isn't finished yet.

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Microalgae, and future food for thought

There's much more to that 'pond scum' than meets the eye – and we may end up eating it.

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New national taskforce releases report to tackle gender disparity in engineering

A new independent taskforce has launched a report outlining steps to change the perceptions of engineering in society and improve gender diversity in the sector.

Engineering & technology

Monash secures more than $3.9 million to build on world-class infrastructure for transformative research

An Australian-first 3D nanofabrication printer is one of the Monash proposals funded by the Australian Research Council Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities scheme.

Research

Burnt beyond repair: Why our wildlife and forestry may never recover

By Professor Roslyn Gleadow

With much of the eastern seaboard now on fire, we have been forced into unchartered waters when it comes to the potential loss of biodiversity. Now the bushfires ripping across Australia’s

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