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Tired drivers put to the test in an Australian first study

Technology to detect excessive fatigue among drivers is being tested in an Australian-first trial.

VicRoads and researchers at Monash University are embarking on a 12 month project to explore the capability of fatigue detection technologies,

Psychological Sciences 19 October, 2018
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Study reveals how hospitals waste $600 million on prevention a year - without evidence these programs work

Falls by older people in hospital cost the national health budget more than $1 billion a year – more than half of which is spent on programs aimed at preventing falls, which either have no evidence to support their efficacy or have been

Primary and Allied Health Care 19 October, 2018
Associate Professor Lee Wong.

Researcher’s bid for brain cancer breakthrough

Brain cancer kills more Australian children than any other disease, and survival rates have barely improved in more than 30 years. But it’s hoped a $400,000 injection for cutting-edge Victorian research will change that, facilitating

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 18 October, 2018
Jayashri Kulkarni

Show on mental illness an edgy experience for psychiatrist

Professor Jayashri Kulkarni, Director of Monash Alfred Psychiatry research centre (MAPrc), gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the two-part SBS documentary How ‘Mad’ Are You?

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 18 October, 2018
Guests at the Biomedical Science Industry Night.

Biomedical science industry night

The Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) recently held its inaugural Biomedical Science Industry Night, aimed at connecting students, industry, employers and alumni.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 17 October, 2018
Professor Steve Turner with Professor Dena Lyras at the Monash Service Award Ceremony.

Recognising loyalty and achievement

This month, Monash is celebrating those who have committed 25 or more years of service to the university. The Monash Service Awards, held on Tuesday 9 October, recognised the loyalty, commitment and achievements that have occurred over the span

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 17 October, 2018
Clockwise: Dr Sanjaya Kuruppu, Dr Niwanthi Rajapakse (University of Queensland), Professor Ian Smith and Professor Helena Parkington.

Using snake venom to combat Alzheimer’s disease

Dr Sanjaya Kuruppu, a researcher from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) is the only Australian to gain a highly sought-after National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant in the current funding round. Moreover, Dr Kuruppu was one of

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 17 October, 2018
Professor Roger Daly, Professor Rick Pearson (Deputy Director, Peter Mac), Dr Renea Taylor.

Cancer collaborations and research showcase

Outstanding research requires collaboration; it allows for cross-pollination of ideas and the development of truly innovative discoveries.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 16 October, 2018
PhD student Giannie Barsha with her two AHA awards.

PhD student shines at international hypertension conference

A Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) PhD student has won two sought-after awards at a major international conference on hypertension.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 16 October, 2018