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Ming Shen Tham, Brady Cress and Tabinda Hussain

Monash BDI 3MT final

Imagine finding yourself in the same elevator as Bill Gates or Elon Musk. The businessman turns to you and, after discovering that you are a scientist, asks “Why should I fund your research?” You have until the elevator reaches its

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 11 June, 2019
Attendees listening to the experts discuss intellectual property.

Understanding intellectual property

Australia has proven historically to have some of the most innovative minds in the world, and while we have one of the highest scientific publication rates per capita in the world, this does not translate to patenting rates. A solid understanding

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 11 June, 2019
Clockwise: Dr Sharon Flecknoe quizzing the students, Associate Professor Elizabeth Davis helps some of the students with the lung capacity activity, and Dr Jane Bourke shows the students how to read their test results.

Hands on experience for international high school students

A group of excited high school students from Wesley Methodist School in Malaysia paid the Biomedical Learning and Teaching Building (BLTB) a visit last week, as part of their International Student Experience Day tour of Monash.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 4 June, 2019

Monash graduations celebrate the next generation of health professionals

More than 1200 new graduates have been welcomed to the Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences alumni community as part of this fortnight’s graduations.

Education 3 June, 2019
L-R: Steven Clare, Rachael Lambden, Lauren Rosenberg and Joanne Au.

MS app for children gains prize in tech design event

A biomedical science student in her first year at Monash University is part of a team that has come third in the exciting MedHack innovation hackathon.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 28 May, 2019
Phillipe Adamtchek at the United Nations headquarters, New York.

Taste of UN politics flavours biomedical science students' career ideas

Two Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) students who participated in a United Nations (UN) ‘model’ conference say the experience was life-changing and could potentially shape their future careers.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 28 May, 2019
(clockwise) Sanjitha Dissanatake with his family, Associate Professor Julia Choate and Christopher Klonis, Tracy Sun with her family, Dylan Jape receiving his award from members of the faculty, and Associate Professor Julia Choate with Xuan Ye.

Student success celebrated at annual Faculty awards ceremony

Eight biomedical science students were recognised for their success at the annual Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences student award ceremony on Monday 6 May. More than 130 Monash students from all health disciplines were recognised

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 28 May, 2019
Former Monash BDI PhD student, Dr Jaber Firas.

Tissue conversion research honoured by Vice-Chancellor award

A former Monash BDI student has won a coveted Vice-Chancellor’s Commendation for thesis excellence – one of only five commendations awarded each year across the whole university. Dr Jaber Firas found out last month that he had been

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 21 May, 2019
Activities from the Monash BDI Day of Immunology.

Day of Immunology at the Monash BDI

The International Day of Immunology offers an opportunity to celebrate the immune system and share our love of science with the general public. This year, the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) invited more than 50 Year 11 students from

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 14 May, 2019