Volunteering provides mutual benefit for students, not-for-profits and local community
31 August 2015
Last week, 200 first-year students from Monash University’s Peninsula campus rolled up their sleeves and headed out into the community to volunteer in local not-for-profit organisations.
IITB-Monash unveil state of the art industry research facility
22 August 2015
Mumbai, India: Today Monash has welcomed the opening of the new IITB-Monash Research Academy (“The Academy”) building by the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Education and Training.
First Australian study investigating hospital-treated injuries due to intimate partner violence
5 August 2015
A new report has provided an analysis of the effects on women’s physical health resulting from Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). This is the first Australian study to investigate IPV-related assault injuries in women utilising routinely collected hospital
Eureka moment for Monash researchers
24 July 2015
Three groups of scientists from Monash University are in the running for prestigious Eureka Prizes as a result of their groundbreaking research.
Study to assist those in pain to think clearly
22 July 2015
Pain affects not only how we feel but also how clearly we think, research has shown.
World first findings into older drivers announced
21 July 2015
World first insights into the driving patterns and behaviours of people aged 75 and over will be revealed by experts in Melbourne today.
Steps towards safer workplaces
17 July 2015
Researchers have developed a new tool to help employers create safer workplaces by better preventing injury and illness.
Funds connect industry with research
16 July 2015
Monash University has been awarded $4.9 million across 17 research projects in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project grants.
Non-invasive brain stimulation technique could transform learning
16 July 2015
Researchers have discovered a new technique to enhance brain excitability that could improve physical performance in healthy individuals such as athletes and musicians.
Air pollution from wildfires may ignite heart hazards
16 July 2015
Air pollution from wildfires may increase risk of cardiac arrests, and other sudden acute heart problems, researchers have found.
Policies on children’s tech exposure confusing
7 July 2015
New research suggests guidelines on children’s exposure to radio frequency waves from technology are confusing for parents.
Tablet technology to help children with autism
6 July 2015
Monash University researchers have developed the world’s first tablet technology designed to assist children with developmental disabilities such as autism and Down Syndrome.
Health information causing new mums anxiety
2 July 2015
Pregnancy and motherhood are both wonderful and worrisome times – could public health campaigns and social stereotypes be contributing to anxiety for mothers?
Melbourne’s little penguins adapt well to changes in the Yarra and Port Phillip Bay
29 June 2015
Researchers have shown that Melbourne’s colony of little penguins at St Kilda are adapting remarkably well to the changing volume of flow from the Yarra River and the variable conditions in Port Phillip Bay.
Antarctic life – highly diverse, unusually structured
25 June 2015
In a comprehensive assessment of Antarctic biodiversity, published in Nature this week, scientists have revealed the region is more diverse and biologically interesting than previously thought.
Emotional brains ‘physically different’ to rational ones
18 June 2015
Researchers at Monash University have found physical differences in the brains of people who respond emotionally to others’ feelings, compared to those who respond more rationally, in a study published in the journal NeuroImage.
Website launched for Hazelwood Health Study
4 June 2015
The Hazelwood Health Study has launched a new website that will be a valuable resource for the community on the latest study updates.
Preparing for a public health emergency
4 June 2015
Researchers have published a set of key insights that could help countries prepare for an influenza pandemic.
Network launches to boost Australian manufacturing
3 June 2015
Victorian Minister for Industry, and Minster for Energy and Resources the Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio MP today launched a major new initiative to boost innovation in the Australian chemistry industry.
Aspirin to improve leg ulcers
25 May 2015
Researchers are looking at whether aspirin can improve the healing rates of leg ulcers in older adults.