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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

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

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 mi.spot, now being trialled with at-risk young Victorians.

Learning & teaching

Monash to host new centre for women’s sexual and reproductive health in primary care

Monash University will host a new $2.5 million NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in women’s sexual and reproductive health in primary care.

Research

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.

Business