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Coastal-flooding

Coastal flooding could occur weekly if greenhouse gas emissions continue, scientists warn

As the Antarctic air hits south eastern Australia with a freak cold snap – scientists warn that coastal flooding in Sydney could occur on a weekly basis, if greenhouse gas emissions continue.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 5 August, 2020

Science researchers secure largest share of the ARC Future Fellowships funding awarded to Monash University

Faculty of science researchers have secured $5,214,801 of the $13,906,443 awarded to Monash University for Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships.

Science 30 July, 2020
bushfire affected land

Monash researcher awarded $255,000 to assess impacts of bushfire on biodiversity

The recent bushfires that swept across South Eastern Australia were unprecedented in scale and intensity.

Biology 23 July, 2020
Two hundred years of human activity on the Antarctic continent

Antarctica more widely impacted than previously thought

Antarctica is considered one of the Earth’s largest, most pristine remaining wildernesses. Yet since its formal discovery 200 years ago, the continent has seen accelerating and potentially impactful human activity.

Biology 16 July, 2020
gravitational_waves

Finding NEMO – the future of gravitational-wave astronomy

A new study released today makes a compelling case for the development of ‘NEMO’ – a new observatory in Australia that could deliver on some of the most exciting gravitational-wave science next-generation detectors have to offer,

Physics and Astronomy 8 July, 2020
penguins

Learning about penguin’s diet may save marine life, study finds

The waters of south-eastern Australia are a climate change hotspot, warming at four times the global average. Understanding how to future proof the prey of little penguins in these challenging conditions is essential for their long-term survival

Biology 7 July, 2020
Marine-invertebrates

Understanding sea larvae is key to managing marine systems

An international study led by Monash University scientists has found that the distance travelled by marine larvae is dictated by both biological and physical constraints – contradicting previous hypotheses based on biology or physics alone.<

Biology 7 July, 2020
gravitational-waves

Scientists develop new method for detecting black hole mergers

Every year, 2 million black hole mergers are missed – but now scientists have worked out how to detect them, revealing a lost 8 billion light years of universe evolution.

Physics and Astronomy 19 June, 2020
Batteries

International Monash, India, and Deakin research collaboration pioneers batteries of the future

A new study has shown for the first time how inexpensive materials can be used in high performance batteries of the future.

15 June, 2020