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Antarctica

Poor outlook for biodiversity in Antarctica: study finds

An international study led by Monash scientists has debunked the popular view that Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are in a much better environmental shape than the rest of the world.

Science
Jane Griffiths

2017 Green Room Best Actor awarded to Monash professor

Theatre-maker and Director of Monash University’s Centre for Theatre and Performance (CTP), Associate Professor Jane Montgomery-Griffiths, has won best actor in the prestigious Green Room Awards 2017, at a ceremony in Melbourne.

Arts & culture
Dr Ben Wellings

As Brexit begins, Australia mustn’t get caught up in Britain’s post-imperial fantasies

After nine months of uncertainty the moment has finally arrived: the British government will today officially serve notice that it will withdraw from the European Union.

Politics

Monash University is lead research and teaching partner for new Children’s Hospital

Victoria’s capacity to deliver outstanding health care to children and adolescents has been enhanced with the opening of the new Monash Children’s Hospital, in partnership with Monash University.

Researchers

‘Medicinal food’ diet counters onset of type 1 diabetes

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute researchers have led an international study that found – for the first time – that a diet yielding high amounts of the short-chain fatty acids acetate and butyrate provided a beneficial

Medicine & health
Mine rehab

Artificial soils could be key in rehabilitation of Latrobe Valley coal mines

With Hazelwood Power Station commencing its staged shutdown, creating artificial soils from waste materials could provide an environmentally friendly option for rehabilitating the adjoining mine, according to a leading mining researcher from Monash

Engineering & technology
linking

Fainting disorder mechanism figured out

Monash University researchers have discovered the mechanism underlying the fainting disorder, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), the condition famously affecting the former lead singer of The Wiggles.

Medicine & health

New support to boost translation of health research into practice

Cochrane Australia at Monash University is delighted to announce the support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for Cochrane and Oregon Health and Science University’s (OHSU) ongoing work to build, pilot, and scale a next generation evidence

Industry & partnerships