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1 July 2016
Australia has burned through five prime ministers in five years – and it could soon have another: on July 2, Australians will vote for their next government. But no one seems to have pulled definitively ahead.
The following Monash University experts are available for comment on subjects relating to the 2016 Australian election:
30 June 2016
Robots so small they can enter the bloodstream and perform surgeries are one step closer, a research team from Monash University has discovered.
Campaigning for the Labor leadership against Anthony Albanese in 2013, Bill Shorten vowed that, if successful:
You will hear less about ‘I’ and more about ‘we’. The era of the messiah is over.
Bill Shorten’s been telling us he wants to give Australians a “fair go”. Malcolm Turnbull has decried Labor for an “assault on the Australian spirit”.
29 June 2016
The naiveté of the English!
They have voted for Brexit. Now the debate has turned to the ‘conditions’ of exit. But the English are talking as if they will have a choice. They won’t. Let me use a bit of game theory to explain.
28 June 2016
Monash University’s Clayton campus has been awarded three major architecture awards by the Australian Institute of Architects including the best urban design award for the second year running.
27 June 2016
Monash University has ranked 41 in the world in Civil Engineering, and placed in the top 100 and 200 universities across six further categories, according to the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
24 June 2016
Britain’s decision to leave the European Union has opened a fundamental crack in the western world. Australia’s relationship with the United Kingdom is grounded in the UK’s relationship with the EU.
Since then-prime minister Julia Gillard appointed Peter Slipper to the speaker’s chair in 2011, the gambling lobby has appeared triumphant in defeating any substantial reform of gambling regulation.
We started our election pieces by introducing some ordinary political expressions — those with not so ordinary histories.
23 June 2016
Monash University medical students worked tirelessly this week to undertake a research study to help determine why parents bring their children to the Emergency Departments (EDs) at Monash Health.
Monash University journalism graduates have shown their expertise and leadership in media companies in Australia and worldwide.
Mass politics versus elite interests. Mad dogs and Englishmen. That’s the Brexit referendum in a nutshell.
Officially opening on Friday 24 June, the Monash Prato Centre garden in Italy is not simply a serene space for students to study and absorb the rich culture of their surroundings.
22 June 2016
Eating a diet rich in fibre can actually shape the immune system to reduce allergies to substances such as peanuts, new research shows.
21 June 2016
World leaders in the mathematical sciences are visiting Melbourne for a series of research programs at Australia’s first international research institute for mathematics and statistics.
20 June 2016
Election campaigns are full of metaphors and symbols, and one of the most enduring in Australian politics is the idea of “western Sydney”.
If you’ve been on social media then perhaps you’ve seen the “Ancient Aliens” meme; a wild-haired alien aficionado Giorgio A. Tsoukalos attributing all manner of things to aliens.
17 June 2016
The way men are treated for prostate cancer is set to change with the launch of the world’s largest national prostate cancer registry incorporating clinical data alongside patient feedback of their lived experiences.
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