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Financial Markets Foundation for Children provides funding for new Chair in Neonatal Paediatrics

The Financial Markets Foundation for Children has provided funding for the appointment of a new Chair in Neonatal Paediatrics at Monash University.

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Christchurch mosque shooting attacks: reaching out across the divide

Some leaders build walls to keep others out and gain by pushing others down, while there are leaders who invite others in, such as NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

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Science and engineering child's play, but vital for Australia's future

Professor Marilyn Fleer will lead Australia's largest study into play-based education, designed to develop the next generation of STEM minds.

Learning & teaching
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Death knell: taking a stand to abolish capital punishment

A new institute is leading the push to eliminate the 'faulty' justice of the death penalty.

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How to get more people to use public transport and reduce overcrowding

We know overcrowded public transport is a major deterrent to using it, but a Monash lab is working to change that.

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Monash plants seeds to improve farming practices

Monash University engineers are working with Australian farmers to help them improve irrigation practices by using autonomous drone technology.

Engineering & technology
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Facebook turns 15: how can the troubled teen earn our trust?

The social media giant has turned 15, but its growing pains continue.

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Meat beefs up men's sexual motivation: study

New research by Monash University shows the humble cut of red meat could help men achieve their dating goals.

Business
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Understanding consciousness in the human brain

An interdisciplinary project aims to unlock one of the world's greatest mysteries, and potentially advance our understanding of machine learning.

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