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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

Victorian Heart Hospital welcomes new Director

Professor Stephen Nicholls joins Monash University to lead the new initiative.

Medicine & health

Giving way to the wealthy - faster commutes for those prepared to pay

Autonomous vehicles could see privileged road access for those prepared to pay a premium, say Monash University ethicists.

Arts & culture

Plastic bag ban sends trust down

The decision by supermarkets to ban single-use plastic bags has led to a decline in trust by shoppers, new research by Monash University shows.

Business

Willpower can cut investment fails: study

Investors could soon train their brains into making smarter financial decisions by harnessing willpower, a Monash University study shows.

Business

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

Intervention program helps young people overcome family trauma

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

Learning & teaching

Climate change sounds predict impact of extreme weather

Researchers at Monash University and Penn State University (USA) are ‘sonifying’ cyclones and hurricanes to create soundtracks for use by scientists, weather forecasters and climate change researchers.

Arts & culture