Monash Life | Challenges of the age
Living well and together takes work. Find out how our Monash and alumni community are improving our understanding of medical, health and technological issues and finding solutions to the most pressing problems in our society.
Victorian Heart Hospital leads approach to cardiovascular health
Heart disease is Australia’s biggest killer – of both men and women. Which is why the Victorian Heart Hospital is such a game-changer.
Forging the future of design
If you want your ideas to be loved, you need more than tech brilliance - you need design.
Gift to advance science
Molecular chemist turned winemaker Karen Coulston has long shared her knowledge in labs, lecture halls and cellar doors. Now, with a donation to Monash, she’s helping a new generation of researchers advance scientific discovery.
Fourth Industrial Revolution
Welcome to the Fourth Industrial Revolution. But who will be the winners – and who will be the losers?
From the archive
Inside Annika Smethurst's eventful year
Political journalist and Monash alumna Annika Smethurst reflects on women in Canberra, the role of the Fourth Estate and her biography of Scott Morrison – penned during her short-lived attempt at downtime.
Generating the whole education picture
Through never being afraid to ask questions, entrepreneur Chris Hoang created Edapt Education – a data solution that could transform the cultural fabric of our education system.
Keeping up with technology disruption by putting people first
No matter how advanced the technology, good people management is always at the heart of a thriving business, says Hong Kong-based SEEK executive Shen Tham.
Technology as a force for good
The digital revolution provides an enormous opportunity to improve lives. New York-based Monash alum Greg Baxter is determined to make a difference, working on bridging the digital divide.
New glaucoma treatment in sight
Russell Tait is now commercialising a novel drug delivery system that is garnering international attention and changing the lives of glaucoma patients who are losing their eyesight.
Doctor and social media star
With social media audience of 2.5 million, Monash alumna Dr Sarah Rav knows what it takes to share a message.
On the pandemic frontline
Professor Rhonda Stuart reflects on what it takes to lead during COVID-19.
Reimagining our future with cli-fi
As environmental anxiety rises, Adeline Johns-Putra explains why climate fiction is plotting an optimistic path forward.
Shifting stereotypes in Stem
Newcrest Mining manager Bonnie Coxon is breaking down stereotypes around the mining industry as she promotes the benefits of STEM to girls in schools.
Variety is the best medicine
It’s a long way from volunteering at a local rural pharmacy to leading teams of pharmacists in a major metropolitan hospital.
Duty of care empowered by a beautiful idea
Everything about the development of CareMonkey shows that a desire to do good can inspire entrepreneurs with the next big idea.
The ABC of changing lives
Greg McMahon, executive principal of Doveton College and Michael Devine, principal of Western Port Secondary College discuss how education is really the key to breaking the cycle of disadvantage.
Making a difference
Inspired by personal experience, Dr Sanjukta Choudhury-Kaul, is improving the working lives of people with disabilities.
Micah Scott established the Minus18 Foundation, Australia’s national support organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) youth, in 2011.
Where the heart is
When it comes to people’s homes, neither Dr Di Winkler nor Dan McKenna are prepared to accept the status quo. The occupational therapist and architect are challenging traditional housing models for a greater social good.