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Rankings win places Monash in top 50

Monash placed equal 48th, climbing 11 places, in the recently released US News and World Report (USNWR) 2021 Best Global Universities Rankings. Our Faculty performed exceptionally well, with five subject areas ranked in the top 50 globally.

Pandemic alcohol use and mental health problems

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A research study by our Global and Women's Health team found that 20% of nearly 14,000 adults surveyed had increased their use of alcohol at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in Australia.

Monash program addresses infection control training in Victorian aged care facilities

In two months, Monash University’s School of Nursing and Midwifery has educated more than 2600 nurses, ADF personnel and staff in Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF) across the state.

New drug hope for migraine sufferers

A recent Monash University study has shown the effectiveness of a migraine drug called Erenumab (Aimovig) for chronic sufferers, which sadly remains unaffordable for most patients.

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Monash researcher wins prestigious Commonwealth Health Minister's Award

Sexual health researcher, Associate Professor Eric Chow has won the 2020 Commonwealth Health Minister's Award for Excellence for his work on understanding transmission and control of STIs.

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