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Monash research awarded Metcalf Prize for Stem Cell Research

Monash University researcher Dr Tracy Heng has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Metcalf Prize for Stem Cell Research, supported by the National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia.

Medicine & health
John Thwaites

Australia ranks 20th on progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals

Australia may be home to some of the world’s most liveable cities, but we have a long way to go to meet the world’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Science

In pursuit of the perfect position

In the lead up to the Rio Olympics, Cycling Australia has joined forces with Monash University and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in the never-ending pursuit of the perfect riding position.

Engineering & technology

Introducing Graham: the only person designed to survive on our roads

The Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC) is proud to have played a role in the latest Victorian initiative to reduce road deaths and injuries.

Research

Queenslanders will soon see in real-time who’s paying politicians – now Canberra must act

At long last, Australia has a government that is prepared to introduce real-time disclosure for political donations. The Queensland government – and independent Speaker Peter Wellington – deserve praise for this long-awaited reform.

Female birds call the shots in divorce

Research is shedding new light on the causes of divorce in monogamous year-round territorial birds.  A Monash University study of the endangered Purple-crowned Fairy-wren has discovered the females are calling the shots when it comes to breaki

Science

'Young, Black and Politicised' Black Lives Matter activist comes to Australia

African-American activist Tory Russell is in Australia this week as a guest speaker at Monash University’s annual Castan Centre for Human Rights Law Conference, held in Melbourne on Friday 22 July 2016.

Law
Jordan Carter

Monash helps shape an Indigenous future in Engineering

Today, Friday 8 July, a group of year 11 and 12 Indigenous students selected from across Australia will visit Monash University’s exceptional researchers and facilities in the Faculty of Engineering.

Engineering & technology