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Professor Margaret Gardner

Monash President and Vice-Chancellor appointed Chair of Universities Australia

Monash University President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Margaret Gardner AO has been elected as the next chair of Universities Australia, the peak body representing Australia’s 39 universities.

University news

Understanding how HIV evades the immune system

Monash University and Cardiff University researchers have come a step further in understanding how the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) evades the immune system.

Medicine & health

Gastric band surgery significantly reduces health risks in overweight people with diabetes: study finds

A long-term study by Monash University researchers – the first of its kind – has found that gastric band surgery has significant benefits for moderately overweight people with type 2 diabetes. Previous studies have focused on obese people.

Medicine & health

Monash health research asks where women keep their smartphones

A new Monash University study that will inform cancer research has found that 15 per cent of women carry their smartphone tucked into their bra.

Father and son

Father’s diet impacts on son’s ability to reproduce: study finds

New research involving Monash University biologists has debunked the view that males just pass on genetic material and not much else to their offspring. Instead, it found a father’s diet can affect their son’s ability to out-compete a rival's sperm after mating.

Science
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