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Hurricane Irma nursing home deaths shows stark dilemma of whether to stay put or evacuate

The death of Florida nursing home residents whose air-conditioning failed last week during Hurricane Irma highlights the tragic consequences of some of our most vulnerable citizens during a natural disaster.

Medicine & health
Marc Parlange

Global Leaders’ Summit 2017 -Day Two

Today is Day 2 of the 2017 Monash Global Leaders’ Summit, one in which world-leading alumni discuss and question professions of the future and global development.

Alumni news
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Universities must act now on sustainability goals

In an unpredictable and insecure global political scene, the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are intended to tackle pressing global challenges.

Learning & teaching

Monash takes Australian top spot in prestigious Nature Index

Monash University has climbed to number one spot in Australia in the global rankings of the influential Nature Index, which measures universities’ contribution to high-quality scientific research papers.

University news

World first global study of heat-waves and mortality has some dire warnings

The first global study of heatwaves and mortality, led by Monash University, warns that – as these events increase in duration, frequency and intensity – significant numbers of lives will be claimed, and people are at greater risk depending on

Medicine & health

Monash University lights up for WinterFest

Monash University invites everyone to an evening of family entertainment with dodgem cars, roving performers, and fireworks at a community event, the Winter Carnival, on Friday 11 August. It forms part of the week long WinterFest activities

University news

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

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