Clapping underwater takes real strength. But wild grey seals can do it, to warn off competitors and attract potential mates.
Bushfire smoke and your health
Melbourne is again blanketed in smoke from bushfires, but the health implications from it may not be known for years.
Penguins’ poo on parade
Researchers have made a surprising discovery about penguins’ diets after analysing their faeces.
Episode 2: No Time to Waste
In this episode we talk to a campaigner who forced a major supermarket to better consider sustainability in its promotions and discover how marketing research can help organisations do it better.
Build it and they will (hopefully) come
Can Indonesia solve the problems of overcrowded Jakarta by building a new capital on the island of Borneo?
A flair for international collaboration
With a flair for international collaboration, Sze-yin Tan is advancing clean recycling technologies.
On the frontline of climate wars
As CEO of the Climate Council, Amanda McKenzie is on the frontline of the climate wars between those who accept the science and urgency of climate change, and those who don't.
Rethinking plastic to change the system
Although bans on single-use plastic products can be effective, we need to change our mindset on their value.
A river restored runs through it
Pressures of land management and poor waste management have reduced many of the world's rivers to waste dumping grounds.
Understanding the modern consumer
There's a fundamental shift occurring in consumer behaviour, from conspicuous consumption to conscious consumption.
The silent threat to pedestrians
The growing popularity of electric cars presents an increasing risk to the visually impaired.
Pacific Islands thinking SMART
ClimateWorks Australia has developed a tool to help Pacific Island countries design pathways for the future through sustainable, climate-resilient, net-zero-emissions development.
Drugs and bugs: what's lurking in our waterways
New research shows that medicines have found their way into Melbourne streams – and the creatures that live in them.
Reality check: EdTech is killing the planet
Despite our reliance on digital technologies in the classroom, there are too few natural resources to produce and sustain them at the levels we expect.
A mission to make plastic fantastic
A Dutch design student's idea to repurpose plastics on a small scale has become an initiative that's spawned a growing global community.
Tourism: spare a thought for the locals
Residents of many tourism-dependent destinations are seeing the unique character of their home towns vanish beneath a wave of souvenir shops, crowds, tour buses and rowdy bars.
How to change our relationship with plastic
It's not evil, but we do need to adopt different habits and think about reusable alternatives to many single-use plastic products.
Dragging the chain on SDGs progress
A new report reveals Australia is lagging behind most wealthy nations in working towards the globally agreed goals.
Assessing Hazelwood's toxic legacy
A comprehensive long-term study is assessing the health impact of the 2014 coal mine fire on nearby communities.
The hidden cost of disasters
Buildings can be replaced, but how do events such as devastating bushfires and floods affect our mental and financial resilience?
The challenges for China
The Chinese government will use its consolidated power to try to rein in some of the biggest problems facing its economy in 2018.
RISE: Changing lives among the urban poor
A five-year, Monash-led project RISE aims to bring clean water and sanitation to impoverished urban communities.
Adjunct Lecturer, Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Alfred Hospital
Adjunct Professor, Medicine
Associate Professor (Research), Centre for Health Economics
Lecturer, School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
Director of Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences
Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences
Professor of clinical epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive medicine
Professor, School of Rural Health
Marine ecologist, former PhD student
Marine ecologist, teaching associate
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Advertising writer, Founder of Future Landfill
Associate Professor of Marketing
Lecturer, Architecture and Urban Design
Manager, Engineering and Sustainability
Head of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Malaysia School of Engineering
Research Fellow, Department of Marketing
Associate Professor, Monash University Accident Research Centre
Research Fellow, Monash University Accident Research Centre
Project Officer – International Program, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
International Projects Officer, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Associate Professor and Deputy Head of the School of Biological Sciences
Post-doctoral research fellow, Water Studies Centre
Professor, Faculty of Education
Director of Learning and Teaching, and Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Research Officer, BehaviourWorks Australia
Chair, Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI) and ClimateWorks Australia, Monash University
Research Program Manager, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Alice De Jonge
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Professor of Architecture