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Monash projects awarded $2.6 million to detect and prevent dementia

Identifying middle-aged people at risk of developing dementia, and finding ways to prevent or delay its onset, is the aim of a new Monash University trial about to get underway.

Research
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Koos control: The man who made the Apollo 11 Moon landing possible

Ultimately, the most famous step in history may never have been taken if it wasn’t for a mission simulation 15 days earlier.

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Sour grapes: Prosecco decision could impact EU trade with Australia

As the EU takes steps to protect Italian wine producers from international competition, Monash University research shows Prosecco is a grape variety and should not be considered a geographical indication.

Law
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The evolution of mothers and babies in our earliest ancestors

A new study reveals the lives of human ancestors who died millions of years ago.

Lens
global healthcare

Preparing the health sector for the global climate emergency

Work is under way on how to best teach our future health workforce about environmental sustainability and its impacts.

Lens
aged care pills

Aged care royal commission: medication management and pill regimes in the spotlight

Sixty-three per cent of Australian aged care residents take at least nine different medications regularly.

Lens

Indigenous Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Jacinta Elston Wins Prestigious Scholarship to Harvard

Professor Jacinta Elston, Monash University’s Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous), has won a scholarship to attend the Harvard Kennedy School in the US in October this year.

University news

Tony Capon appointed Director of Monash Sustainable Development Institute

Monash University is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Anthony (Tony) Capon as Director of the Monash Sustainable Development Institute

University news

Harnessing the power of t-cells could shield against influenza

​One of the Holy Grails for flu researchers has been to create a vaccine that stimulates T cells – cells in the immune system that can trigger long lasting immunity. But the tricky part has been working out just how to make this happen

Medicine & health