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Demystifying academic rankings

Director of Research Performance, Sian Wright, explains why academic rankings matter.

University news
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Monash University’s Eliminate Dengue Program partners with Pacific to combat mosquito-borne diseases

Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced in Suva today a new partnership between Monash University’s Eliminate Dengue Program (EDP) and the Fijian, Vanuatu and Kiribati health authorities to pilot an innovative approach to protecting

Industry & partnerships
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Monash researchers awarded more than $3.65 million for dementia research

Three research teams from the Monash Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences have been awarded a total of over $3.65 million by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Medicine & health
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Discovery of why emus are grounded takes flight

Researchers from Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute have helped solve the mystery of how emus became flightless, identifying a gene involved in the development and evolution of bird wings.

Medicine & health

Monash node part of $46M national research centre to explore Australia’s deep history for our future

The world’s oldest living culture and Australia’s unique environmental history are the focus of a new national research centre, with Monash University taking a leading role in Victoria

Arts & culture

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
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Trials show unique stem cells a potential asthma treatment

A study led by scientists at Monash University has shown that a new therapy developed through stem cell technology holds promise as a treatment for chronic asthma.

Medicine & health