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29 June 2011
A low-cost coating applied to sand could provide a source of wide-scale water purification to people in developing countries, saving millions of lives every year.
27 June 2011
Babies born prematurely could be at greater risk of developing kidney diseases later in life according to a landmark study investigating the impacts of preterm birth on kidney development.
24 June 2011
Researchers, from Monash University’s Australian Centre for Biodiversity have found the range of the platypus is decreasing as the climate warms and dries.
23 June 2011
A surprising research discovery could help to reveal how bacteria evolve drug resistance.
22 June 2011
A Monash University researcher has developed a new form of surgical sealant that is not only easier for surgeons to manipulate, but significantly reduces the risk of virus contamination.
Participating in sport is only good for us, and for the nation, provided we don’t suffer long-term injuries in the process.
Monash University is collaborating on the development of a potential new drug to cure malaria throughout the world.
20 June 2011
Professor Bernadette McSherry, Director of the Centre for the Advancement of Law and Mental Health, discusses the need for progress in the provision of mental health services, and the role of the law in this process.
16 June 2011
The basis of popular television show, 'Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation' is about to undergo rigorous academic investigation in a nation-wide study by Monash researchers.
Monash University researchers are using insect intelligence to develop new wireless sensor networks that could transform how we monitor the environment.
15 June 2011
Once all the flight disruptions have stopped and human affairs appear to have returned to normal, the legacy of the ash and dust thrown up by the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano in Chile may well live on.
A team of palaeontologists, including scientists from Monash University and Museum Victoria, has identified fossil evidence of the first-ever Australian spinosaur dinosaur
14 June 2011
A team of Melbourne scientists has discovered a new type of cell in the immune system. Their findings could lead to the development of novel drugs that strengthen the immune system.
13 June 2011
Monash University staff have been recognised for their extraordinary contributions to Australian communities in the 2011 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Monash University has established the first Australasian research centre to focus specifically on developing law, policy and regulatory frameworks in the area of mental health.
9 June 2011
A small team of researchers from the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) has taken significant steps toward a more efficient method in drug design.
After studying male desert goby fish, a team of Monash researchers has suggested that male sexual behaviour is primed to produce the greatest number of offspring.
8 June 2011
Monash alumna, Dr Amanda Rickard has received a 2011 Premier’s Award commendation for her PhD research into the cause of heart failure.
7 June 2011
A Monash University researcher has developed a new biomaterial that encourages damaged nerves in the brain and spinal chord to regrow. The work could revolutionise treatment of nerve-based injuries and diseases, such as Parkinson’s.
6 June 2011
A new Monash study reveals testosterone spray improves memory in menopausal women.
A bandage that warns of infection by changing colour has been developed by Monash University and CSIRO.
2 June 2011
Dr Philip Nakashima has been awarded the Australian National Measurement Institute’s most prestigious award.
Monash University and its partner institutions have attracted $12.9 million through the Federal Government’s Collaborative Research Network (CRN) program.
New research highlighting the effectiveness of Victoria’s trauma service is being used to inform improvements in trauma care in England and Wales.
1 June 2011
Streamlining of the University's ‘Nimrod Portal’ means delays in using national High Performance Computing resources have almost been eliminated.
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