Down but not out – Climate talks at COP25 inspire young scientists to do even more to protect the environment
Four Master of Environment and Sustainability (MES) students experienced the dream of a lifetime when they were invited to take part in the UN Climate Change COP25 talks in Madrid late last year.
Optimal Prize - Fields Medal flags new opportunities
Monash University Mathematics Professor Gregoire Loeper was as happy as other mathematicians when he heard that Professor Alessio Figalli was one of the four winners of the prestigious 2018 Fields Medal.
Sex, man flu and the water flea
Dr Matt Hall is interested in the differences between males and females. Why are some males of a species larger and stronger, while females are more hardy and long-lived? Why do they experience illness differently?
A passion for the nature of things
Two alumni have forged careers devoted to protecting the environment.
Liquid salts may fuel the future – and save our reefs
When Monash chemistry Professor Doug MacFarlane was a PhD student at Purdue University in Indiana, he worked on “liquid salts” for use in preserving living tissue – including human kidneys and marine corals. Fast-forward 30
Celebrating the discovery of evolution
This November marks the 158th anniversary of the publication of the first edition of Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species.
Can you make a 10-year malt whisky in weeks? The chemistry says yes
Over the past few years the whisky-drinking world has been introduced to several new products that claim to produce high-quality liquor in just a fraction of the time usually required to age single malt spirits. Instead of maturing the whisky for