Anti-fat attitudes shaped early in life
24 November 2015
New research from the University of Otago and Monash University shows that anti-fat prejudice may develop in children as young as 32 months of age and is strongly related to maternal anti-fat attitudes.
Monash and Gandel family launch transformational new scholarship
23 November 2015
Through Gandel Philanthropy, the Gandel family has committed A$1 million to the establishment of a transformational scholarship fund to support high-achieving students from disadvantaged backgrounds to study a degree of their choice at Monash University.
Dr Alan Finkel AO appointed as Prime Minister’s Chief Scientist
27 October 2015
Monash University extends congratulations to Dr Alan Finkel AO, University Chancellor, on his appointment as Chief Scientist of Australia.
Security update – Clayton campus
15 October 2015
Monash University has been made aware of some anonymous commentary on social media that we have referred to Victoria Police.
Monash a leader in global research rankings
15 October 2015
Monash University has been recognised as a leader in research in the latest global university ranking.
New high for Monash in world university rankings
1 October 2015
Monash University has continued its rise in international rankings, according to results released today by Times Higher Education.
Research innovates housing design for people with disability
22 September 2015
The challenges facing people with disability accessing suitable accommodation are being addressed through an international award-winning research program.
Head of Haematology Research starts at MHTP
18 September 2015
Monash University and Monash Health are excited to announce renowned haematologist Associate Professor Jake Shortt will lead haematology research in a newly created role at the Monash Health Translation Precinct (MHTP).
Volunteering provides mutual benefit for students, not-for-profits and local community
31 August 2015
Last week, 200 first-year students from Monash University’s Peninsula campus rolled up their sleeves and headed out into the community to volunteer in local not-for-profit organisations.
IITB-Monash unveil state of the art industry research facility
22 August 2015
Mumbai, India: Today Monash has welcomed the opening of the new IITB-Monash Research Academy (“The Academy”) building by the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Education and Training.
First Australian study investigating hospital-treated injuries due to intimate partner violence
5 August 2015
A new report has provided an analysis of the effects on women’s physical health resulting from Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). This is the first Australian study to investigate IPV-related assault injuries in women utilising routinely collected hospital
Eureka moment for Monash researchers
24 July 2015
Three groups of scientists from Monash University are in the running for prestigious Eureka Prizes as a result of their groundbreaking research.
Study to assist those in pain to think clearly
22 July 2015
Pain affects not only how we feel but also how clearly we think, research has shown.
World first findings into older drivers announced
21 July 2015
World first insights into the driving patterns and behaviours of people aged 75 and over will be revealed by experts in Melbourne today.
Steps towards safer workplaces
17 July 2015
Researchers have developed a new tool to help employers create safer workplaces by better preventing injury and illness.
Funds connect industry with research
16 July 2015
Monash University has been awarded $4.9 million across 17 research projects in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project grants.
Non-invasive brain stimulation technique could transform learning
16 July 2015
Researchers have discovered a new technique to enhance brain excitability that could improve physical performance in healthy individuals such as athletes and musicians.
Air pollution from wildfires may ignite heart hazards
16 July 2015
Air pollution from wildfires may increase risk of cardiac arrests, and other sudden acute heart problems, researchers have found.
Policies on children’s tech exposure confusing
7 July 2015
New research suggests guidelines on children’s exposure to radio frequency waves from technology are confusing for parents.
Tablet technology to help children with autism
6 July 2015
Monash University researchers have developed the world’s first tablet technology designed to assist children with developmental disabilities such as autism and Down Syndrome.