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A/Professor Alistair Evans - Buffet buddies: footage reveals that fierce leopard seals work together when king penguin is on the menu The Conversation (5/8/2019)

Dr Martino Malerba - Daylight robbery: how human-built structures leave coastal ecosystems in the shadows - Newscompany.com.au (4/7/2019)

Professor Dustin Marshall - No-take marine areas help fishers (and fish) far more than we thought - Newscompany.com.au (4/7/2019)

A/Professor Alistair Evans - The evolution of mothers and babies in our earliest ancestors Monash Lens (19/7/2019)

A/Professor Richard Reina - Sharks: menacing monsters of the deep are misunderstood, and under threat Monash Lens (19/6/2019)

Dr Carly Cook - Australia's nature reserves being opened up for business use, global study finds The Guardian (31/5/2019)

Dr Carly Cook - More than three-quarters of the loss in Australia’s natural habitat in a 125-year period has occurred since 2000 Newscompany.com.au (31/5/2019)

Alexandra Nance, PhD Student - Busting the gender stereotype of what a scientist 'looks like' Monash Lens (6/3/2019)

Dr Minna Saaristo – Animals VS Chemicals The Scope Network 10 (3/3/2019)

Dr Kaspar Delhey - Rainfall and temperature predict bird colouration Medianet Science & Medical (20/2/2019)

Dr Christen Mirth - Ancient hunting genes mean flies and humans are split into two tribes The Age (19/2/2019)

A/Professor Damian Dowling - Evolution - It's Just Not Cricket ABC (16/2/2019)

Monash University’s biology building gets a new skin – Sydney Morning Herald (16/2/2019)

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 11 February – featuring Dr Giulia Ghedini, Professor Moira O’Bryan, Dr Carly Cook and Dr Francine Marques, Monash University

Professor Ros Gleadow – How African scientists are improving cassava to help feed the world Nature (8/1/2019)


A/Professor Bob Wong - Drugs in our waterways, the bugs and beyond Monash Lens (7/11/2018)

The following were acknowledged by The Australian as leaders in their respective fields (September 2018)
Professor Dustin Marshall, Ecology
A/Professor Carla Sgro, Evolutionary Biology

Dr Minna Saaristo (Wong Lab) – Chemical contaminants affecting ecosystems: Australian-led study Xinhuanet (24/8/2018)

Dr Jeremy Barr - Beating the superbugs, Monash Lens (9/8/2018)

A/Professor Sureshkumar Balasubramanian, Dr Sridevi Sureshkumar, Dr Hannes Eimer, Avilash Singh Yadav, Calvin Kraupner-Taylor, Andrei Seleznev, Tamblyn Thomason, Stephanie Frances Gordon, - Monash plant science discovery may unlock treatment strategies for genetic diseases in humans published in Cell (27/7/2018)

Marie Fan - Triple R, on the 'Einstein A Go-Go' show (23/7/2018)

Professor Paul Sunnucks - Rare study of a common Australian robin has global implications for genome evolution and local climate adaptation The Orbit (10/7/2018)

A/Professor Anne Peters and PhD student Marie Fan - The power of purple – male birds use gaudy colours to warn and defeat rivals The Orbit (26/6/2018)

Dr Giulia Ghedini - Time to go back to school? Geometry helps predict change in ecosystem function (20/6/2018)

Professor Steven Chown - Antarctica in 2017: What future will we choose (14/6/2018)  Time running out: Antarctica has lost three trillion tonnes of ice in 25 years Monash Lens (14/6/2018)

Dr Beth Gott - The art of healing: five medicinal plants used by Aboriginal Australians (5/6/2018)

A/Professor Damian Dowling - New Monash study has implications for Senate Inquiry into Mitochondrial Donation (23/5/2018)

Professor Dustin Marshall - Body Size vs Reproductive Output (16/5/2018)

Professor Dustin Marshall - Catch of the day: letting the big one get away is the key to protecting all the fish in the sea (16/5/2018)

Professor Craig White appointed Faculty’s New Associate Dean Research (8/5/2018)

A/Professor Richard Reina - Discover What Makes A Successful Career In Science (8/5/2018)

Dr Jeremy Barr - Inside us, bacteriophages fight a never-ending war (24/4/2018)

Dr David Hocking - Sharp claws helped ancient seals conquer the oceans (20/4/2018)

Dr Matthew Piper - Have we found the secret to a long life? (Radio 3PR) (19/4/2018)

A/Professor Bob Wong - The desert goby ­– a story of survival like no other (18/4/2018)

Dr Matthew Piper - Scientists unlock the key to ageing (17/4/2018)

Dr Rohan Clarke - Little flockers: Corella-geddon hits Melbourne's leafiest suburbs (6/4/2018)

Kathryn Goodwin - Environmental Masters (26/3/2018)

Daniela Marques Ardilla - Environmental Masters (26/3/2018)

Dr Matt Hall - Sex, man flu and the water flea Monash Lens (19/3/2018)

Emma Bennett - PhD Student (7/2/2018)

2017 and Earlier

Emily De Stigter - PhD student (20/4/2017)

Yorick talks about science (English version) (28/2/2017)

Yorick talks about science (Chinese version) (28/2/2017)

Professor Ros Gleadow - Climate Change (19/12/2017)

Professor Ros Gleadow - Sustainable futures (6/11/2017)

Introducing the new Master of Environment and Sustainability (11/10/2017)

A/Professor Alistair Evans - Predator Whales (8/4/2017)

Professor Ros Gleadow - Plants that Kill (13/8/2017)

Dr Jeremy Barr - The Invisible War (29/3/2016)