New approaches needed to assess climate-driven ecological change
25 March 2009
A Monash University ecologist has called for a rethink on how climate-induced ecological change is measured, saying Australia's wilderness areas -- not urban and agricultural land- can provide the most accurate picture.
Visual clutter proved a road safety hazard
23 March 2009
New Monash University research proves visual clutter around our roads, including prominent advertising, signs or billboards, can be a distraction hazard for drivers - especially older ones.
$1.27 Million Boost for North West Victorian Aged Care
17 March 2009
A consortium, led by Dr Sam Davis of Monash University's School of Rural Health at Bendigo, has secured $1.27 million in funding to improve the care of people with dementia in residential aged care.
John Monash Science School on track for opening
16 March 2009
The John Monash Science School at the Clayton campus is on track to be opened at the beginning of next year. The confirmation was made during an official site inspection and the appointment of the School's new principal.
Gippsland student wins prestigious award
13 March 2009
A Monash University PhD student has won an international scholarship prize that will enable her to research how Australian wine growers can become more water wise.
Ovarian cancer trials begin
12 March 2009
A team of Monash University researchers is part of a potential cancer breakthrough that uses a daily oral dose of chemotherapy to treat ovarian cancer.
Endometriosis in the ovaries doubles the risk of premature birth
9 March 2009
New Australian research shows that having ovarian endometriosis doubles the risk of premature birth in women using assisted reproductive technologies.
Ocean's journey towards the centre of the Earth
5 March 2009
A Monash geoscientist and a team of international researchers have discovered evidence of links between New Caledonia and New Zealand, areas of the South Pacific thought to be geographically isolated.
Monash scientists debug superbug
2 March 2009
An international team of scientists, led by Monash University researchers, has uncovered the workings of a superbug that kills elderly hospital patients worldwide - a discovery that has the potential to save lives and health care systems billions of dolla