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2017 Dean’s Awards for Excellence

The talent and dedication of outstanding members of the Faculty are recognised through the Dean’s Awards for Excellence.

Medicine

Monash researchers awarded more than $3.65 million for dementia research

Three research teams from the Monash Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences have been awarded a total of over $3.65 million by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Research

Melbourne to New York: An unforgettable experience for seven Monash students

In late June, seven Monash students travelled to New York City for a unique and unforgettable university experience. As participants in the Global Discovery Program, they spent eight days abroad meeting with influential Monash alumni as part of an immersive international internship.

Education

MNHS 3MT final showcases high impact of graduate research

From building super grannies to using seaweed to reduce chronic disease risks, the Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Three Minute Thesis (3MT) final showcased the incredible calibre of graduate research within our Faculty. Ten finalists, who had won their respective schools’ heats, competed on Thursday July 13 and had just three minutes and one PowerPoint slide to present their thesis.

Research

Empowering women to break boundaries - Aira Abarra

It is refreshing to see someone go against the grain of society to follow their passion. Remarkable is the first word that comes to mind when describing Aira. Whilst currently completing her studies in nursing and midwifery, Aira is also competing as a professional power lifter.
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