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Dr Michael Kirby delivers this year's Richard Larkins Oration

Monash University’s annual Richard Larkins Oration in Melbourne was at the Myer Mural Hall on Wednesday, 4 October 2017. Representatives of business, government, industry, alumni and University supporters attended this prestigious event to

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Fake news and god’s wrath: extreme hurricane politics in the US

The devastating scenes of destruction and flooding in the Bahamas and the southern states of the US have captivated the world for many weeks now.

Arts & culture

Here’s one to gymnologize over: the case for bringing back snollygostery, trumpery and humbuggery

Words and expressions come and go. Sometimes you can understand why they don’t linger. It’s hard to imagine there was ever much call for peristeronic, “suggestive of pigeons” – and there’s no evidence that gymnologize, “to argue whilst

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Is Melbourne the music capital of Australia? Sydney or Adelaide might pip it to the post

Melbourne’s successful bid to host a prestigious international conference on music cities in 2018 has been hailed as a golden opportunity for it to cement its status as “Australia’s music capital”, and “a global music city”.

Arts & culture

Statement from President and Vice-Chancellor, Margaret Gardner AO

Monash aspires to the internationalism that is fundamental to excellence in education and research.  Inclusion, openness and respect are fundamental to the University’s values and realisation of our aspirations.

University news

Challenges facing Trump

Monash University Research Fellow, Dr Matthew Laing, currently in the United States, has sumarised his views on the challenges facing new President Donald Trump's leadership over the next six months.

Brexit, Trump and the TPP mean Australia should pursue more bilateral trade agreements

Brexit, Trump’s protectionist agenda and the debacle of getting everyone to ratify the unpopular Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are all a global trend towards bilateral trade agreements.

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