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movember

Monash in world first as cancer charities unite on $2.5million research grant

Monash University’s BDI scientists are part of a team awarded a $2.5 million grant to pursue innovative breast and prostate cancer research, thanks to a collaboration between the National Breast Cancer Foundation and the Movember

Medicine & health
reach

R U OK? Day. Reach out the right way

Ella is a mother of three. She has a good job, a nice home, and an active social life. On the outside, Ella is living the dream. But for more than 18 years, on the inside, Ella was battling a nightmare.

University news

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 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
brianpark

$2.2m donation to create next-generation mental health research facility at Monash

A donation of $2.2m from the David Winston Turner Endowment Fund, supported by $1m from Monash University, will establish BrainParkTM, a cutting-edge clinical research platform.

Medicine & health
bottle

Campus vending machines deliver healthy snack choice

Students and staff can grab a healthy snack or drink, following the introduction of new vending machines offering healthy food choices across Monash University campuses.

University news

Long ignored, adolescent family violence needs our attention

Family violence and youth justice have been subjected to an intense focus in Australia in the past year. Reviews have revealed the failure to provide effective responses to these issues.

Law