US massage parlour shootings should ring alarm bells in Australia: the same racist sexism exists here
The recent US shootings at massage businesses in Atlanta should ring alarm bells in Australia. Eight people were killed in the attacks, including four Korean women and two Chinese women. US authorities are still trying to determine the exact motive behind the attack, but some feminist groups, such as Asian Women for Equality, immediately identified misogynist racism as a key element behind this sort of violence.
23 Mar 2021
At at time when the impact of gender, exclusion and sexual violence is front page news, HyperSext City* confronts these challenges and invites audiences to imagine and co-design an equitable city.
3 Mar 2021
From digital voice assistants to automated ‘smart’ lights and robotic vacuum cleaners, readily available off-the-shelf smart home devices can support the wellbeing and independence of older Australians, as identified by new research.
25 Feb 2021
Dr Brian Martin is a descendant of Bundjalung, MurraWarri and Kamilaroi peoples and is the inaugural Associate Dean Indigenous at Monash Art, Design and Architecture.
27 Nov 2020
Are you interested in teaching Architecture at Monash University? Join us to help shape the future of architecture and architectural education.
16 Nov 2020
New research from Monash University highlights evolving public attitudes in suburbs across Melbourne during the two COVID-19 lockdown periods, with St Kilda consistently rating as one of the city’s most satisfied suburbs.
16 Oct 2020
Under COVID-19 lockdowns, bike sales have been booming. Quiet streets and more time at home have opened a new opportunity for bicycles in our otherwise car-dominated culture. In our recent analysis, my colleagues and I looked at the bikes people ride for transport, and we found more than half of them aren’t well equipped for this purpose.
15 Oct 2020
Research projects into alcohol consumption during COVID-19, understanding Australian slang, Indigenous knowledge of trees and diversity in the jazz community have received funding by the Australian Research Council (ARC).
14 Oct 2020