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An Australian first: Monash launches new Diabetes Department

Monash University will today officially launch its new Department of Diabetes – the first and only university department in Australia dedicated to the disease.

Medicine & health

Smartphone apps - memory aids for people with brain injuries

During Brain Injury Awareness Week, new research has emerged from Monash University showing that smartphone apps may actually help people with memory impairment from brain injuries, debunking earlier concerns that technology makes our brain’s

Medicine & health

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 & health

New partnership between Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute and MRCF to keep taxpayer-funded research in Australia

The newly-established Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) has become a member of the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund (MRCF).

Medicine & health

Monash helps address superbug resistance with Phage therapy

International research involving a Monash biologist shows that bacteriophage therapy – a process whereby bacterial viruses attack and destroy specific strains of bacteria - can be used successfully to treat systemic, multidrug resistant bacterial

Medicine & health

The Buy Queensland strategy breaks international trade deals

The Queensland government’s new controversial procurement strategy stacks the deck of public tenders against interstate and international suppliers, and is illegitimate under Australia’s free trade agreements.

Business

Australia’s highest ranking Pharmacy Faculty flings open its doors for Open Day

Discover why Monash University is ranked second best in the world to study Pharmacy and Pharmacology, and number one in Australia, at our Monash Parkville campus Open Day on Sunday 20 August.

University news

Is The Bachelor anti-feminist, or is conventional heterosexual romance the real problem?

The Bachelor attracts widespread criticism for being old-fashioned, anti-feminist, and humiliating to women.

Arts & culture