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Michael Brand

Can Facebook influence an election result?

Facebook was in hot water this May over allegations of a liberal bias in its “Trending” topics feature.This was not the first time Facebook had been accused of covertly meddling with politics.

Engineering & technology
Malaria liver research

Breakthrough research spearheads highly effective malaria vaccine

Australian research involving Monash University has discovered the secret behind stopping malaria parasites in the liver, uncovering a new vaccine strategy.

Medicine & health
Australian nursing survey

Australian nurses overworked, with more than a quarter considering leaving: survey finds

Australia’s nurses and midwives are overworked, undervalued and in danger of burning out, with 32 per cent considering leaving the profession, according to the bleak findings of a Monash Business School survey of nurses and midwives’ ...

Business
Alan Peterson

The hard sell of stem cells: we need a better way to protect patients from harm

As ABC’s 7.30 revealed last night, Australia has a flourishing stem cell treatment market. During these procedures, cells are taken from a patient and re-administered to them.

Science
Andrew Markus

One in two favour Muslim immigration ban? Beware the survey panel given an all-or-nothing choice

An Essential Report poll finding that 49% of Australians want to ban Muslim immigration received extensive media coverage last week.

Arts & culture
MSDI launch

Addressing global challenges: Monash Sustainable Development Institute launches

From ending poverty and protecting the planet, to gender equality and creating sustainable cities and communities, the Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI), launched today, will focus on finding answers to these and other significant ....

Research

Monash announces five year strategy for Peninsula campus

Monash University has acknowledged the importance of the Monash Peninsula campus to the future of the University and its broader role in the social, cultural and economic growth of the Peninsula region with a new five year plan for the campus.

University news

Undergraduates to present research in unique 48-hour forum

On 27 September, undergraduate students from seven universities across five continents will take part in the

University news