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Science researchers help propel Monash to top position nationally for Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Projects funding

Monash University was the most successful institution in Australia for ARC Discovery Project grants announced today with almost a quarter of the funding awarded to Faculty of Science researchers.

Science 4 December, 2019
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First action plan in 25 years aims to save Australia’s snakes and lizards from extinction

The status of Australian snakes and lizards has deteriorated significantly over the past two decades, with the number of species assessed as threatened nearly doubling from 1993 to 2017.

Biology 2 December, 2019
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Stellar black holes much bigger than previously thought, study finds

An international study involving Monash astronomers has discovered for the first time that some black holes may be born more than twice the size than previously thought.

Physics and Astronomy 28 November, 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
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Controlling the charge state of organic molecule quantum dots in a 2d nanoarray

A Monash University study has fabricated a self-assembled, carbon-based nanofilm where the charge state (ie, electronically neutral or positive) can be controlled at the level of individual molecules, on a length scale of around one nanometre.

Physics and Astronomy 20 November, 2019

Monash science researchers awarded just over $2 million in funding as part of ARC DECRA scheme

Monash science researchers have received just over $2 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) funding for five projects under the Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme.

Science 18 November, 2019
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Antidepressant pollutants in waterways are destroying the social dynamics of fish, study finds

The Monash scientists who found that pharmaceutical pollutants in waterways altered reproductive behaviour, anxiety levels, activity, and antipredator responses of fish have now discovered for the first time that such toxicity is also having a

Biology 13 November, 2019

World-class drone infrastructure to support research

Monash University has launched the Drone Discovery Platform for researchers.

Science 29 October, 2019
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Scientists call for improved approach to biodiversity targets on invasive species

A Monash-led international commentary on the harm caused by biological invasions has urged policy makers to develop conversation targets in a unified framework informed by new data integration methods developed in the last decade.

Biology 26 October, 2019