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Monash University celebrates graduation of students at our Suzhou Joint Graduate School

More than 100 students from our Southeast University-Monash University Joint Graduate School in Suzhou, China will celebrate their graduation on Saturday 24 June. This is the third year of graduations for the School, with the first cohort graduating

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International study raises hopes for new sarcoma treatment

Monash University scientists have played a critical role in an international collaboration that has identified promising therapeutic targets for a rare form of sarcoma afflicting mostly young people.

Medicine & health
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Government can support public interest journalism in Australia – here’s how

By Johan Lidberg. The government should restore funding to public broadcasters SBS and ABC enabling them to produce more public interest journalism. www.mediaday.com.au. Independent journalism’s importance to healthy democracies is undisputed. In

Arts & culture
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A quarter of kidney donors are living: what you need to know to be a donor

At any one time, more than 1,400 Australians are on an organ transplant waiting list. The most common organs in demand are kidneys, followed by the liver and lung.

Medicine & health

Monash graduate Annika Smethurst wins 2017 Press Gallery Journalist of the Year

Monash University graduate and News Corp national political editor (Sunday editions) Annika Smethurst has won the 2017 Press Gallery Journalist of the Year.

Alumni news

Philanthropy is funding serious journalism in the US, it could work for Australia too

Non-profit investigative journalism centres have invigorated watchdog reporting in the United States over the past decade, a period commonly associated with despair over the state of serious journalism. My research attributes a sharp increase in the

Arts & culture

Queen's Birthday Honours for Monash academics

Five current Monash academics are among the 900 Australians recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List, which recognises outstanding Australians who have made a real difference in their communities.

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Elder abuse report ignores impact on people’s health

The good news is that Australia is doing something positive to improve the lives of our parents and grandparents. The bad news is we can no longer pretend there are golden years awaiting us all in old age.

Medicine & health