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News and events
Future-proof graduates: Advanced simulation hones in-demand human skills
Monash Arts' Advanced Simulation postgraduate unit, taught by Dr Joel Moore and PhD candidate Nashid Nigar, offers an approach to conquering AI disruption in the workforce.
Monash’s Faculty of Arts partners with Australian Book Review
The Monash University Faculty of Arts has partnered with Australian Book Review (ABR) to celebrate its third Laureate, Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick FAHA FAAAS.
Monash tops Australia with $4.5 million in ARC Mid-Career Industry Fellowships
Five Monash researchers have been awarded more than $4.5 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) Mid-Career Industry Fellowships, topping Australian universities with the most projects funded this year.
Australian-first study launches into the impacts of long COVID on intimate partner violence victim-survivors
Monash Arts researchers have launched an Australian-first study into the impact of long COVID on victim-survivors’ experiences of intimate partner violence.