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Climate scientist and molecular geneticist win prestigious Tall Poppy awards

Congratulations to Dr Ben Henley and Associate Professor Francine Marques who have been named 2020 Victorian Young Tall Poppy Science Award winners.

General News 14 August, 2020

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.

Science 17 February, 2020
Eastern Bristlebird

Monash scientists rescue endangered birds from fire

In a dramatic rescue operation, Monash scientists together with Zoos Victoria, Parks Victoria, and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) are moving the endangered Eastern Bristlebird to safety as fires continue to

Biology 5 February, 2020
Professor Philip Andrews

Professor Philip Andrews appointed Head of School of Chemistry

Professor Philip Andrews has been appointed Head of the Monash University School of Chemistry – the best in Australia – following a global selection process to fill the role.

General News 10 December, 2019
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Monash Science teachers and support staff recognised in Monash Student Association (MSA) Teaching Awards

Three Monash Science staff have received Monash Student Association (MSA) Teaching Awards for their commitment to excellence and their outstanding service to students.

Science 21 November, 2019
Professor Warwick Bryan Tucker

Internationally acclaimed mathematician to head Monash School of Mathematics

World-renowned mathematician Professor Warwick Bryan Tucker, currently based in Sweden, has been appointed Head of the Monash School of Mathematics following a global recruitment search.

Science 16 October, 2019
Equinoxes

Leap years, equinoxes and dates: A very short history of the calendar

To make a calendar, it’s necessary to define a “year”. That sounds easy enough – we all know that it takes about 365 days for the Earth to make one complete revolution about the sun. But what does that

General News 15 July, 2019

Over-exposed: Monash and Federal Police launch lab to tackle abhorrent material

Monash and the Australian Federal Police launch new initiative to help officers cope with abhorrent content as part of investigations.

General News 1 July, 2019
Female-Scientist

Female science and biomedicine students ‘Sprint’ to success

The Monash Faculty of Science together with the Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) will host the 2019 ‘Sprint’ Undergraduate Women's Development Program, a three-day event aimed at enhancing the educational experience and future

General News 25 June, 2019