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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.


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).


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


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

WHO Internship

World Health Organisation internship offers four students the experience of a lifetime

There was much to celebrate when four Monash MBBS students secured internships at the World Health Organisation (WHO) in December. Charlotte O’Leary, Tom Goodwin, Liang Qu and Emily Yeung travelled to Geneva, Switzerland and returned with new


Monash medical student changing lives and awarded Westpac Fellowship

Monash University medical student Ms Masad Alfayadh was awarded a prestigious Westpac Social Change Fellowship last week, acknowledging her work at Happy Brain Education...

London alumni

Seven students go on a trip of a lifetime and network with influential Monash alumni in London

Earlier this month, seven Monash University students touched down in London to take part in the inaugural Global Discovery Program UK – a unique opportunity to meet with prominent graduates who went from studying at Monash to become leaders in

Patient welcomes first year students to Medicine at Monash

Twanny Farrugia is blind, has had open heart surgery, multiple hip and knee ­replacements and manages several chronic health conditions, but this hasn’t stopped him from living life to the fullest. He is a volunteer with DonateLife Victoria and h

PhD candidate Asyraaf Ahmad

Doctoral student’s blood clot device dominates innovations awards

A Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute PhD student has helped design a device that scooped the major prizes at an inaugural medical innovations event, med_hack. Asyraaf Ahmad and his team won three prizes at the event; the Grand Prize, People's

Biomedicine Discovery Institute

Technology in Teaching

According to a recent edition of The Australian newspaper, Australia is at an academic crossroads; young children can grasp technology before they can walk, then graduate to tailor-making their own virtual worlds in Minecraft or creating interactive

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences

A family violence education resource for first responders is now available

Associate Professor Jan Coles, Department of General Practice Monash University has launched a suite of family violence learning modules to address the gap in education to equip primary health care professionals and students with the knowledge,

Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Monash Institute for Health and Clinical Education officially launched (MIHCE)

A series of visionary speeches marked the launch of the Monash Institute for Health and Clinical Education last night. The Institute, which supports the development of professional and continuing education programs in the Faculty of Medicine,


David de Kretser Awards honour distinction in medical science and education

The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences presented the David de Kretser Medal and Lifetime Achievement Award to two distinguished medical scientists and educators last Friday.

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David de Kretser Awards honour distinction in medical science, education

The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences this month presented the David de Kretser Medal and Lifetime Achievement Award to two distinguished medical scientists and educators.

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Thousands discover health career options at Open Day

Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences staff and students have come together to show thousands of potential recruits everything the Faculty and the University have to offer at Open Day 2015.

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3D printed anatomy kit is now available

A unique kit containing anatomical body parts produced by 3D printing is now available for medical students to use worldwide

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School of Rural Health and the Royal Flying Doctor Service

Not so long ago, Julia  Buras was a Trafalgar High School student hoping to secure a university place  after Year 12.  Now a fifth year medical student with the Monash  School of Rural Health,  the Gippslan


New pathways may prevent blindness

Scientists have made a major new discovery  detailing how areas of the brain responsible for vision could potentially adapt  to injury or trauma and ultimately prevent blindness.

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Alumna elected head of World Psychiatric Association

Monash alumna Professor Helen Herrman (MBBS 1970) has been appointed President of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) - the first Australian to be elected to the role.

Psychological Sciences