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Climate migration: policies need to focus on local solutions

Pacific climate migration patterns challenge the role of national governments as intermediaries for policy action.

Lens
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The Australian flag: is it high time for a rethink?

With the Australian flag increasingly seen as a fashion statement rather than what it's supposed to represent, is it time for a rethink?

Lens

500 million reasons to Change It. For Good.

Monash University has launched the largest philanthropic campaign in its 60 year history, with a goal of raising $500 million from 50,000 donors.

University news

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

$50m win for Australian technology targeting dengue and Zika

Two global charitable organisations have jointly awarded AUD$50 million (US$38m) to an Australian developed technology making major inroads in the global fight against dengue, Zika and chikungunya.

Medicine & health
Dengue fever and the World Mosquito Program in New Caledonia

Long-lasting dengue prevention method set to roll out in New Caledonia

A self-sustaining program that helps provide long-term protection for communities from dengue has been announced in New Caledonia, the fourth Pacific country to sign up to the World Mosquito Program.

Medicine & health
Wolbachia

Monash University’s Eliminate Dengue Program partners with Pacific to combat mosquito-borne diseases

Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced in Suva today a new partnership between Monash University’s Eliminate Dengue Program (EDP) and the Fijian, Vanuatu and Kiribati health authorities to pilot an innovative approach to

Industry & partnerships
Urban slum annnouncement

Monash awarded grant to lead global slum revitalisation research

A global charitable foundation has awarded an AUD $14 million grant to an international research consortium led by Monash University. The announcement was made today by the Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP, Minister for the Environment and Energy.

Industry & partnerships
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Water-sensitive innovations to transform health of slums and environment

Polluted water and inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene cause around 80 per cent of diseases and one in four deaths in developing countries. The world is recognising that existing strategies simply aren’t working.

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