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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
Monash drugs debate

Is addiction a disease or a failure of self-control? Monash hosts international debate

There is a growing view amongst scientists that the chronic use of drugs hijacks an addicted person’s brain, undermining their ability to control their drug use. To others, addiction is a behavioural problem that requires motivation to change.

Medicine & health
Research

Monash academics achieve international recognition as “highly cited” researchers

Monash University researchers have had significant success in the 2015 list of Highly Cited (HiCi) researchers, released today by Thomson Reuters, with 11 Monash academics included on the list. The...

Research

Monash academics achieve international recognition as “highly cited” researchers

Monash University researchers have had significant success in the 2015 list of Highly Cited (HiCi) researchers, released today by Thomson Reuters, with 11 Monash academics included on the list. The...

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Using virtual technology to reverse engineer the gambler’s addiction

Scientists at the newly launched Institute for Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences at Monash University are studying the source within the brain behind addiction. The thinking behind the research is that...

Slot machine

Using virtual technology to reverse engineer the gambler’s addiction

Scientists at the newly launched Institute for Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences at Monash University are studying the source within the brain behind addiction. The thinking behind the research is that...

Professor Christina Mitchell, Ms Anne Marie Gasbarro, Mr George Forbes and Professor Margaret Gardner AO

Multi-million dollar gift boosts mental health

The estate of Monash University economics graduate David Winston Turner, who enjoyed career success as a stockbroker, will provide a $5.2 million gift to support mental health research at Monash...

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Experts available: National curriculum, Comet Siding Spring, Victorian State Election, and Iraq.

Monash experts available for comment: Comet Siding Spring near Mars on October 19 Dr Michael Brown, Department of Physics Contact details: +61 420 989 973 or michael.brown@monash.edu National curriculum review:...