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Naomi Stead

Naomi Stead to lead Architecture at Monash University

Monash University has appointed renowned architectural academic and critic, Professor Naomi Stead, as Head of Architecture at Monash Art, Design and Architecture (MADA).

Design & architecture

Women’s safety on public transport in Melbourne: best and worst stations rated

The best and worst public transport stations for young women’s safety in central Melbourne has been revealed in a Monash University analysis of public spaces.

Design & architecture

No harm done? 'Sexual entertainment districts make the city a more threatening place for women

Increasingly liberal attitudes to sex have allowed for greater public celebration of sexual diversity, but the desires of heterosexual men still dominate urban environments.

Design & architecture

Monash University awarded for innovative nature walk

The Jock Marshall Reserve Nature Walk at Clayton campus has been awarded the Landscape Architecture Award in the Infrastructure category at the 2017  AILA Victorian Awards.

Design & architecture
Nicole Kalms

New research lab into space, design and gender announced by Monash University Art, Design and Architecture (MADA)

Identifying hotspots where female commuters experience sexual harassment and developing solutions is one of the key design challenges being tackled by MADA’s new XYX Lab, to be officially launched on Sunday 26 March at the National Gallery of

Design & architecture

Statement from President and Vice-Chancellor, Margaret Gardner AO

Monash aspires to the internationalism that is fundamental to excellence in education and research.  Inclusion, openness and respect are fundamental to the University’s values and realisation of our aspirations.

University news
Urban slum annnouncement

Monash awarded grant to lead global slum revitalisation research

A global charitable foundation has awarded an AUD $14 million grant to an international research consortium led by Monash University. The announcement was made today by the Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP, Minister for the Environment and Energy.

Industry & partnerships
Rebekah Brown

Water-sensitive innovations to transform health of slums and environment

Polluted water and inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene cause around 80 per cent of diseases and one in four deaths in developing countries. The world is recognising that existing strategies simply aren’t working.

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