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Professor Jessica Purcell appointed Faculty of Science Associate Dean Research

Congratulations to Professor Jessica Purcell from the School of Mathematics on her new appointment as the Faculty’s Associate Dean Research.

General News 30 September, 2020

Science through the eyes of Australia’s first peoples

Australian explorers Burke and Wills might have survived had they paid more attention to Indigenous people and taken on board their wisdom and knowledge.

General News 26 August, 2020

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

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

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