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Professor Paul Zimmet AO

Win for diabetes! Paul Zimmet named 2018 Senior Australian of the Year for Victoria

Professor Paul Zimmet AO, Professor of Diabetes at Monash University, has been awarded 2018 Victorian Senior Australian of the Year.

Clinical Sciences

Partnership promotes new treatments for men’s reproductive health disorders

A visit to Monash University has highlighted how academic partnerships between countries can create innovation with global benefits.

Research

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 research team trialling virtual reality to help children during medical procedures

Monash University and Monash Children’s Hospital researchers are conducting the world’s largest study of virtual reality headsets to improve the experience of children undergoing needle procedures.

Medicine

Monash signs MoU with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Monash is proud to become the first Australian university to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) aimed at fostering a culture of respect between surgeons, medical students and junior doctors to

Medicine
Julian Elliott

Win for “Citizen Science”: Associate Professor Julian Elliott awarded Commonwealth Health Minister’s Award

Congratulations to Associate Professor Julian Elliott, who was awarded the prestigious Commonwealth Health Minister’s Award for Excellence in Health and Medical Research 2017 at a ceremony in Melbourne on Thursday night.

Medicine

Excessive Exercise Damages the Gut

A Monash University review of published studies has found that people who exercise excessively may be prone to acute or chronic gut issues.

Medicine

MBBS Graduate wins Oxford Scholarship

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery graduate Dr Esther Schröder has won a prestigious Scholarship to the University of Oxford from an outstanding field of applicants from around Australia. Esther, who completed her MBBS at Monash last year,

Medicine

Monash University medical student joins Antarctica expedition to inspire environmental change

A desire to drive sustainable energy use, and love of solving challenging problems has won a Monash University student a prestigious Boston Consulting Group (BCG) scholarship. One of only two scholarships awarded annually in Australia and New Zealand

Medicine
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

Medicine

Monash secures over AUD $2 million for industry Linkage Projects

Monash University’s innovative, world-leading research and its strong engagement with industry have helped secure significant funding in the latest Australian Research Council (ARC) grants for Linkage Projects.

Medicine
Western MOU visit

Brain development research takes flight

The research partnership between the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN) and Western University has taken off with a visit to the Canadian-based Brain and Mind Institute.

snoring

Dangerous dreams: new Monash research reveals the health consequences of children’s snoring

New research from Monash University – that will continue to be undertaken at the newly opened Monash Children's Hospital - reveals this snoring is not harmless but may have long term cardiovascular, neurocognitive and behavioural implications.

Medicine
Ria Jumabhoy

MNHS celebrates best and brightest students at awards ceremony

Over one hundred students from across all disciplines were recognised for their outstanding academic achievements at the annual Prize Night, hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences on Wednesday April 12th in the Australian

Medicine

Monash University is lead research and teaching partner for new Children’s Hospital

Victoria’s capacity to deliver outstanding health care to children and adolescents has been enhanced with the opening of the new Monash Children’s Hospital, in partnership with Monash University.

Medicine

Rhodes Scholars, Victorian Young Australian of the Year and Young Australian of the Year Victorian finalist celebrated with special event.

“All four of you have been recognised for what you have done, but I know that I am going to be most proud of what you will do.” With these words Monash Vice Chancellor Professor Margaret Gardner AO concluded her address to the four MBBS graduat

Medicine

High achieving medicine students celebrated at annual prize ceremony.

A celebration for Monash’s high achieving medical students was held on Monday, with our annual final year prize ceremony taking place on the sunlit rooftop of the Hawthorn Common. MBBS Deputy Dean, Professor Michelle Leech, welcomed all guests

Medicine

Fifty years of Medicine at Monash celebrated in style at the Melbourne Cricket Ground

They travelled from as far as Kentucky in the United States to reconnect with peers, reminisce about the past and even play a game of trivia. More than half of the inaugural graduates from Monash’s School of Medicine joined close to 300 fellow

Medicine

Monash team Runner Up and Audience Choice in national health competition

A group of Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences students received the Audience Choice Award and Runner-Up position in the recently held Health Fusion Team Challenge (HFTC).

Medicine

Creatine – a vital breakthrough for baby health

A baby’s growth during pregnancy may be dependent on its mother’s levels of a critical nutrient, creatine, according to research from a team of Melbourne researchers.

Medicine