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Monash research awarded Metcalf Prize for Stem Cell Research

Monash University researcher Dr Tracy Heng has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Metcalf Prize for Stem Cell Research, supported by the National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia.

Medicine & health

Queenslanders will soon see in real-time who’s paying politicians – now Canberra must act

At long last, Australia has a government that is prepared to introduce real-time disclosure for political donations. The Queensland government – and independent Speaker Peter Wellington – deserve praise for this long-awaited reform.


Introducing Graham: the only person designed to survive on our roads

The Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC) is proud to have played a role in the latest Victorian initiative to reduce road deaths and injuries.


Female birds call the shots in divorce

Research is shedding new light on the causes of divorce in monogamous year-round territorial birds.  A Monash University study of the endangered Purple-crowned Fairy-wren has discovered the females are calling the shots when it comes to breaking up.

a person with diabetes testing their sugar levels

True impact of global diabetes epidemic vastly underestimated

A landmark paper led by Monash University with partners in the UK and US suggests there may be more than 100 million people with diabetes globally than previously thought.

Medicine & health
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