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Professor Mick Dodson AM delivers Monash University Annual Reconciliation Lecture

Eminent Australian, Professor and Vice-Chancellor’s Professorial Fellow at Monash University, Mick Dodson AM, gave the Annual Reconciliation Lecture at the Melbourne Town Hall on 18 May.

Arts & culture

World first study reveals increase in premature deaths in Australian nursing homes


The first comprehensive study of deaths in Australian nursing homes has been published today, revealing a more than 400 per cent increase in the incidence of premature and potentially preventable deaths of nursing home residents over the past decade.

Medicine & health

Many older people in care die prematurely, and not from natural causes

Most readers may be surprised to learn that frail older people living in residential aged care services, often referred to as nursing homes or care facilities, die prematurely. We tend to think the deaths of older people, and especially those in care, are due to natural causes. But although confronting to contemplate, residents die prematurely due to injury and violence. The Conversation

Medicine & health

New Israel-Australia research centre involving Monash established by visionary philanthropist Sami Sagol

A major research collaboration between the new Department of Diabetes at Monash University and the newly established Sagol Center for Epigenetics of Metabolism and Aging atTel Aviv Medical Center was announced today in Israel (28 May 2017). This generous initiative was made possible by the Sagol family.

Medicine & health

Why is Australian 15-year-olds’ financial literacy declining?

Around a fifth of 15-year-olds in Australia do not have basic financial literacy, according to a new OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) financial literacy assessment results report. The Conversation

Learning & teaching
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