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Victorian Health Minister officially opens Johnson & Johnson Innovation Partnering Office at Monash University

JJIPO@MONASH was officially opened today by the Victorian Health Minister, Jill Hennessy at Monash University in Clayton.

Industry & partnerships

Appetite-controlling molecule could prevent ‘rebound’ weight gain after dieting

Research by Monash University has shed light on the metabolic processes behind why people tend to regain much of their weight after dieting. The results could help them keep the weight off for good.

Medicine & health
Alex Reichenbach (Monash PhD student) and Associate Professor Zane Andrews

The end of yo-yo dieting? Monash researchers uncover brain switch that controls fat burning

Scientists have discovered a molecular switch in the brain that regulates fat burning – and could provide a way to control weight gain following dieting.

Medicine & health

Monash University researcher launches Look Before you Lock campaign

Monash University Associate Professor Matthew Mundy today joined Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos to launch the Look Before you Lock campaign.

Medicine & health

Fish were walking in water long before vertebrates transitioned to land: Study

New research has found that fish were walking under water about 400 million years ago, debunking the theory that the ability to walk is something that evolved as vertebrates transitioned from sea to land.

Medicine & health

The Post-Conflict Care Economy and Depletion of Women’s Labour

Researchers from Monash University’s Gender, Peace and Security Centre (Monash GPS) and the University of Warwick’s Global Research Priority Programme on International Development participated in a two-day workshop in September at the


Experts defend youth civic engagement

Australia’s youth are more democratically engaged than they’re given credit for by those in power and are devalued for their contributions, according to new research by Monash and Deakin universities.


Monash extends collaboration with Janssen on psoriasis prevention

Monash University announced an extension of its collaboration with Janssen Biotech, Inc., where researchers will investigate triggers of the immune-mediated disease, psoriasis, and focus on the discovery of potential new treatment approaches to

Medicine & health