Petition for NHMRC to create gender equity needs your signature
A petition has been released calling on medical researchers and the greater scientific community to challenge the NHMRC to urgently commence at strategic overhaul of current funding schemes to ensure Equitable funding for Women in
Looking after your wellbeing and mental health in this pandemic, endemic, and beyond
October is Mental Health Month developed by the Mental Health Foundation Australia. This year’s theme is post-pandemic recovery challenges and resilience. Find out more about some amazing resources that may help improve your wellbeing and
From little things, bigger things grow
The Central Clinical School's Consumer and Researcher Engagement (CCS CARE) program initially developed by researchers and staff within Australian Centre for Blood Diseases (ACBD), is now seeing a growth and roll out at the school-wide
New international collaboration to drive clinical translation for traumatic brain injury in young children
Preventive and targeted drug therapies have great potential to improve the lasting social behavioural problems that occur in young children following a traumatic brain injury.
Mental health survey of frontline health care workers highlights need for better support
A national survey of COVID-19 frontline healthcare workers found more than half reported mental health symptoms during last year’s pandemic second wave – yet less than one in 10 accessed formal support programs.
Outstanding achievements celebrated at the 2021 Dean’s Awards for Excellence
Twenty-five Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences individuals and team recipients were recognised for their outstanding achievements in education, research, industry education programs, professional services, and doctoral thesis.
STEMM the flow: More work needed to support women in medical research
Since the implementation of the NHMRC Investigator Grants, analysis shows that men are consistently awarded at least 20% more funding than women, equating to $300 million in the first three years of the scheme.
Gut microbe signatures may indicate adverse reaction to cancer treatments
A collaborative study involving Monash University has revealed specific gut microbiota signatures that may signal adverse body responses to cancer immunotherapy treatments.
Short and long term mental health of front line health care workers raises red flags for current crisis in Australian hospital system
World’s largest multi-professional survey of front line health care workers in primary and secondary care during 2020’s second wave in Australia raises red flags for current crisis in hospital system.