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Targeted treatment for schizophrenia on the horizon

New techniques to map the human brain and develop targeted therapies to reduce the impact of schizophrenia is the focus of a Monash University neuroscientist after receiving a prestigious fellowship to further his work.

Outstanding contributions to science recognised

The outstanding contributions to science of three Monash University researchers have been recognised by the Australian Academy of Science today, awarding them with prestigious 2018 honorific and lifetime achievement awards.

Monash shines in latest Global University Rankings

Monash has performed strongly in this year’s global ranking from US News & World Report that focuses on academic research, including by partnering with international scholars to produce highly cited articles.

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Distinguished Alumni Awards

Monash University has announced the faculty Distinguished Alumni Awards recipients for 2017 at a ceremony at Monash, Clayton.

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Monash scholars elected to prestigious Academy of Social Sciences

Four Monash University Professors have been named Fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) for their distinguished contributions to their disciplines and to society.

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New discovery challenges long-held evolutionary theory

Monash scientists involved in one of the world’s longest evolution experiments have debunked an established theory with a study that provides a ‘high-resolution’ view of the molecular details of adaptation.

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The common and simple liverwort provides new insights into plant evolution

For most people, the simple liverwort, a moss-like shrub, is a common garden pest. But for Professor John Bowman from the Monash School of Biological Sciences, the liverwort could hold the key to how plants evolved.

Science

New genetic analysis approach could improve diagnosis for mitochondrial disease

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the Monash University, has shown a new approach to genetic analysis could greatly improve diagnostic rates for children with baffling and often fatal mitochondrial diseases.

Medicine & health