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Keeping our aged citizens safe from ‘superbug’ attacks

Failing to contain ‘superbugs’ across nursing homes can have serious consequences, with the elderly highly vulnerable to deadly illness. A new national trial aiming to address this major health problem has received $2.3 million in

Medicine & health

Landmark study reveals: Can aspirin prolong good health?

Three groundbreaking papers published in today’s New England Journal of Medicine, led by a team of Monash University researchers in Melbourne, reveal the results from a seven-year study of the benefits and risks of a low daily dose of

Medicine & health

Change of ownership for Monash South Africa

Monash South Africa (MSA) is to be sold to The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), South Africa’s largest private higher education provider.

University news

Global recognition for life-changing water initiatives

Professor Tony Wong has received the 2018 IWA Global Water Award for an initiative that provided urban water security to millions of people internationally.

Engineering & technology

Intervention program helps young people overcome family trauma

Monash University has developed a revolutionary intervention program, called, now being trialled with at-risk young Victorians.

Learning & teaching

Monash scoops the pool for innovation and equity at Higher Education Awards

Monash University has been recognised for building innovation; work with international students and providing equity of access to higher education, taking home three awards at last night’s Australian Financial Review Higher Education Awards<

University news

$50m win for Australian technology targeting dengue and Zika

Two global charitable organisations have jointly awarded AUD$50 million (US$38m) to an Australian developed technology making major inroads in the global fight against dengue, Zika and chikungunya.

Medicine & health

Monash University welcomes $50 billion rail ‘ring’ pledge linking Monash with the rest of Melbourne

Monash University has today welcomed the Andrews Government announcement pledging the construction of an underground suburban rail network providing a direct transport link to and from the University with the north, east and southern suburbs of

University news

Bridge maintenance is expensive, but delaying can be costlier

The deadly Genoa bridge collapse should serve as a warning that safety audits of our existing infrastructure falls below what's required.