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Enzyme behind immune cell response revealed

Monash University researchers have revealed the role played by an enzyme that is pivotal to the process of clearing infection in the body.

Medicine & health
alzheimers

Living with Alzheimer’s disease – a global challenge

Diagnoses of dementia, of which Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form, are becoming increasingly common. At Monash University, clinical trials involving a non-invasive form of treatment is showing some promising signs.

Medicine & health

Is The Bachelor anti-feminist, or is conventional heterosexual romance the real problem?

The Bachelor attracts widespread criticism for being old-fashioned, anti-feminist, and humiliating to women.

Arts & culture

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

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

Biology is partly to blame for high rates of mental illness in women – the rest is social

Men and women respond differently to diseases and treatments for biological, social and psychological reasons. Depression and anxiety are known to affect around one in five people, but depression occurs twice as often in women as in men.

Medicine & health

Monash University Vice-Chancellor's message to students and staff regarding results of the first national survey into university student experiences of sexual assault and harassment

Last year, as part of Universities Australia’s (UA) Respect. Now. Always. campaign, Monash University partnered with other universities across Australia in the first comprehensive national survey on university student experiences of sexual assault

University news
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Monash shines at Australian Road Research Awards

Monash University has been presented with two important honors at the inaugural Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) Awards in Melbourne.

Engineering & technology