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It’s a certain drive to question the answers and go beyond convention that makes research at Monash different. We believe that great research, when properly applied, can lead to lasting and positive change in the world.

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World first study reveals increase in premature deaths in Australian nursing homes

The first comprehensive study of deaths in Australian nursing homes has been published today, revealing a more than 400 per cent increase in the incidence of premature and potentially preventable deaths of nursing home residents over the past decade.

Medicine & health

New Israel-Australia research centre involving Monash established by visionary philanthropist Sami Sagol

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A major research collaboration between the new Department of Diabetes at Monash University and the newly established Sagol Center for Epigenetics of Metabolism and Aging atTel Aviv Medical Center was announced today in Israel (28 May 2017). This generous initiative was made possible by the Sagol family.

Medicine & health

Why is Australian 15-year-olds’ financial literacy declining?

Around a fifth of 15-year-olds in Australia do not have basic financial literacy, according to a new OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) financial literacy assessment results report. The Conversation

Learning & teaching

Managing demand can save two power stations’ worth of energy at peak times

The management of Australia’s looming energy crisis has so far focused almost exclusively on the supply side of the equation: exploiting new gas reserves, expanding the Snowy Mountains hydro scheme, and building new infrastructure.  The Conversation

Research

Monash University researchers uncover new Gravitational Waves characteristics

Monash University researchers have identified a new concept – ‘orphan memory’ - which changes the current thinking around gravitational waves.

Science
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