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Monash scholars elected to prestigious Academy of Social Sciences

Four Monash University Professors have been named Fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) for their distinguished contributions to their disciplines and to society.

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Smartphone apps - memory aids for people with brain injuries

During Brain Injury Awareness Week, new research has emerged from Monash University showing that smartphone apps may actually help people with memory impairment from brain injuries, debunking earlier concerns that technology makes our brain’s

Medicine & health
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Towards a portable test for tiredness

Saliva or blood tests may one day be used to detect when we’re too tired to drive or think clearly according to a Monash University-led study.

Medicine & health
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$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
World sleep day

World Sleep Day 2017 – Monash experts for comment Can we really sleep soundly?

For World Sleep Day, Monash University has a number of sleep and circadian experts available for comment on sleep-related topics, including insomnia, depression, Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder (DSPD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, cognitive decline

Medicine & health
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Groundbreaking partnership to deliver innovative solutions to improve sleep and mental health

The Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN) is pleased to announce the establishment of a new partnership with Medibio Limited, to create innovative approaches to improve the sleep and mental health outcomes of the population

Medicine & health
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Sleep disorders and the disturbance of the internal body clock

We spend 25 years of our life sleeping. Within our brain’s hypothalamus there is a dense cluster of cells that act as a master body clock, which has evolved to keep time with the 24-hour solar cycle.

Medicine & health