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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
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Monash University guides Antarctic experts to deliver practical steps to protect biodiversity

Monash University, The Government of the Principality of Monaco, and the Centre Scientifique de Monaco have taken a major step forward in the biodiversity conservation of the Antarctic and Southern Ocean regions following a recent meeting of experts

Science
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Regional post-graduate training hubs to help keep junior doctors in rural Australia

Junior doctors will soon have more opportunities to build careers in rural or regional areas following the establishment of 26 new regional postgraduate training hubs across Australia.

Medicine & health