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Monash contributions to diversity and inclusion recognised

Monash University has reaffirmed its commitment to fairness and protection to all regardless of gender, race, religion, ethnicity, or sexual orientation, with the Vice-Chancellor’s Diversity and Inclusion Awards, presented on Wednesday 30

University news

Shedding light on the super system

Despite decades of study into our superannuation system, surprisingly little is known about the level of financial assets Australians have when they retire, particularly for households.

Business

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 Reaffirms core values of inclusion and support for all students

This week the communities of Monash University and the University of Melbourne were confronted with racist material appearing in various locations on campus.

University news

Breaking the genetic resistance of lung cancer and melanoma – major step in treating some of the hardest to kill cancers

Researchers from Monash University and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have discovered why some cancers are able to quickly develop deadly resistance to targeted therapies.

Medicine & health
Monaco

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

Census 2016 shows Australia’s changing religious profile, with more ‘nones’ than Catholics

Every five years the census asks Australians: “What is your religion?”. Ten tick-box responses are provided, along with the option to write in some other response.

Arts & culture
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World’s largest study of 1.3 million pregnant women reveals global obesity crisis

The world’s largest and most comprehensive international study of more than 1.3 million pregnant women, by researchers at the Monash University in Melbourne, Australia found that three out of every four pregnant women worldwide, and their

Medicine & health