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Campus vending machines deliver healthy snack choice

Students and staff can grab a healthy snack or drink, following the introduction of new vending machines offering healthy food choices across Monash University campuses.

University news
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$2.2m donation to create next-generation mental health research facility at Monash

A donation of $2.2m from the David Winston Turner Endowment Fund, supported by $1m from Monash University, will establish BrainParkTM, a cutting-edge clinical research platform.

Medicine & health
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Eliminate Dengue Program establishes partnership with Sri Lanka

Today, the Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced that Monash University’s EDP will establish a research partnership with the Sri Lankan Ministry of Health to seek a solution to the dengue burden.

Industry & partnerships
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New research opens the way to understand life on Mars through meteorites

Research led by Monash University Earth scientists has added a new dimension to understanding life on Mars with the discovery that meteorites may be able to ‘trap’ evidence of Martian life.

Science

World’s Largest Study of How Exercise and Healthy Diet Interventions in Pregnancy Improve Health of Mothers and Babies

Globally – half of all women of childbearing age are overweight or obese and women generally are gaining excess weight in pregnancy. This excess weight gain is putting women at greater risk of complications.

Medicine & health
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Antibiotic insight may help in battle against bacterial resistance

Bacteria or ‘superbugs’ that have adapted to resist multiple antibiotics are responsible for around 700,000 deaths globally a year; new types of antibiotics are urgently needed.

Medicine & health

Exploring ethical futures through the dark lens of dystopia

More than simply a thought-provoking genre of literature, the dark creations of writers of dystopian fiction give us the opportunity to reflect on the present and the future.

Arts & culture
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Eliminate Dengue Program recognised for research excellence by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council

Monash University’s Eliminate Dengue Program (EDP) was awarded the top ranking Program Grant at the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Research Excellence Awards tonight.

Science