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Festive nostalgia leaves no scone unturned

Monash University researchers are attempting to understand how the combination of nostalgia and social interaction leads to poor food choices such as cake and sweets - especially during the Christmas season.

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That's disgusting: Taking a mind over insect-matter approach to food

Chocolate chip cookies baked with cricket flour? Monash University research is trying to understand how mindfulness can impact food choices.

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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.

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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.

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Accounting principles could lead to increased chances of clinical IVF success

A Monash University accountancy specialist is helping families make more informed choices about the potential success rates of IVF treatment.

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Childhood obesity grows annual health bill

Childhood obesity is costing Australian taxpayers $43.2 million annually - not including the cost of hospital care - new research by Monash University shows.

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Consumers trust supermarkets more than online giants, new research shows

Most consumers trust supermarkets more than online-only retail giants such as ASOS, according to new research from Monash University.

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Shoppers return to bricks and mortar - but Aussie retailers missing out

Australian shoppers are flocking back to bricks and mortar stores compared to online, but retailers are failing to capitalise, according to Monash University research.

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Workplace politics is the highest form of flattery

Cosying up to colleagues of a higher standing with the boss can boost career prospects, Monash University research has found.

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