Scholarship launched in memory of Monash University Law alumnus
31 March 2015
Monash University will celebrate the ongoing legacy of alumnus Nicholas Auden, who tragically passed away in 2013, with the launch of a scholarship in his name.
American revolution on Australian radio
25 March 2015
The face of radio documentary making in Australia is changing, driven by American influences and podcasting, according to new research.
23 March 2015 - Weekly Media Alert
23 March 2015
Latest news from Monash
Review of global guidelines for sepsis needed
19 March 2015
Experts are calling for a global review of guidelines used to diagnose sepsis, after a study found one in eight patients with infections severe enough to need admission to an Intensive Care Unit in Australia and New Zealand, did not meet current criteria.
New hope for kidney disease
16 March 2015
Researchers have made a discovery that could see patients with kidney disease no longer having to resort to dialysis or kidney transplants.
Three of the world’s premier pharmacy schools form landmark alliance
11 March 2015
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Monash University and UCL (University College London) are joining forces to advance and transform research, education and practice in pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences.
Magnetic material attracts attention for cancer therapy
6 March 2015
An extraordinary self-regulating heating effect that can be achieved in a particular type of magnetic material may open the doors to a new strategy for hyperthermia cancer treatment.
Study into health impact of smoke from bushfires and planned burns
5 March 2015
Scientists at Monash University are looking at areas of regional Victoria to study how smoke from bushfires and planned burns impact people’s health.
From tsunami to transformation
4 March 2015
A decade after its devastation by tsunami, much of the Indonesian province of Aceh is at least as good as it was – and in some cases conditions are even better, say researchers who have assessed the area’s progress in the aftermath of disaster.
Tiny optical antennas: a nano revolution
4 March 2015
Newly developed tiny optical antennas, which function like spotlights at the nanoscale, offer the potential to measure food safety, identify air pollutants and even quickly diagnose and treat deadly diseases, like cancer.
Unlocking potential in future school leaders
3 March 2015
Aspiring Victorian school principals will be better prepared to take on the role with the development of a new preparation program.
Soft drink tax could improve health of the nation
2 March 2015
An excise tax on sugar-sweetened drinks would be an effective way to improve the health of heavy consumers, new research shows
The failure of the Medicare principle of universality
2 March 2015
Monash University researchers have revealed for the first time clear and detailed evidence of the inequitable delivery of mental health care services for disadvantaged Australians.
Team approach boosts human and environmental wellbeing
26 February 2015
Even seemingly intractable problems such as the antibiotic crisis and the obesity epidemic could be resolved by treating human health and society as an integral part of an ecosystem.
GST on fresh food will impact health
19 February 2015
Researchers at Monash University have shown that a GST on fresh food will have a significant impact on population health, especially in relation to obesity.
New pathways discovered to prevent blindness
17 February 2015
Scientists have made a major new discovery detailing how areas of the brain responsible for vision could potentially adapt to injury or trauma and ultimately prevent blindness.
Australia’s research arsenal strengthens with $5 million microscope
2 February 2015
A unique $5 million microscope unveiled today at Monash University will strengthen Australia’s arsenal of cutting–edge research instruments.
Can Lean Management improve hospitals?
30 January 2015
Waiting times in hospital emergency departments could be cut with the introduction of Lean Management and Six Sigma (LSS) techniques according to new research.
Australian scientist helps NASA to understand Earth's climate
29 January 2015
A Monash University researcher is part of a NASA team set to launch a satellite today that will help scientists better understand Earth’s climate.
Monash Fiskville cancer study released
21 January 2015
A study of CFA members who worked and trained at the Fiskville training facility between 1971 and 1999 has found while there is a higher incidence of some cancers compared with the wider Victorian community, the overall incidence of cancer was not higher