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School of Physics

Monash Biologists and Physicists awarded ARC Future Fellowships

Two biologists and two physicists have collectively been awarded four Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships worth approximately $4 million.

Science 17 October, 2019
mosquito fish

Antidepressants in waterways disturb fish behaviour, study finds

A new study led by Monash biologists has found that male fish exposed to the antidepressant fluoxetine (commonly marketed as ProzacTM) are spending more time pursuing female fish for sex.

Biology 5 October, 2018
Pollutants disrupt female fish sex life Credit: Pierson Hill

Cow steroid pollutants in waterways disrupt the mating habits of female fish, study finds

An international study led by the Monash School of Biological Sciences has found that female fish are less interested in sex if they have been exposed to environmental contaminants associated with livestock production.

Biology 1 March, 2018
Madeleine de Jong

Biological Sciences PhD candidate wins top Monash scholarship award

Congratulations to School of Biological Sciences PhD candidate Madeleine de Jong who has won one of two Sir James McNeill Postgraduate Research Scholarships awarded by Monash University in 2018.

Science 1 February, 2018