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Antarctica research program funded $36 million by federal government

Dr Phill Cassey joins program which aims to secure Antarctica’s environmental future. Led by Monash University, this research project also includes other leading universities and scientific bodies. It aims to “forecast environmental change across the Antarctic” as well as secure the region as a natural reserve “devoted to peace and science”. Dr Phill Cassey from […]

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Platypus Venom

Mysterious New Diabetes Treatments from Platypus Venom

A world first discovery of a key metabolic hormone found in the venom and gut of Australia‚Äôs iconic platypus will now be investigated for its potential to treat type 2 diabetes, in new research led by the University of Adelaide. In a collaboration between the University of Adelaide, Flinders University, Monash University, SAHMRI and the […]

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The 7th Waterbug Workshop

The Waterbug Workshop is an introduction to the taxonomic identification of freshwater invertebrates. The workshop will be held at Monash University, Melbourne on 11th-13th April 2012 and will cover a little about the ecology and behaviour of freshwater invertebrates, as well as their taxnomy and how to identify them. The workshop is designed to give […]

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