News & events

Latest news and upcoming events

Every day we make new research discoveries, deliver excellence in education and forge partnerships that have a global impact.

Search news

Browse by category

Browse:

Select all - Clear all
ACLmain

ACL injury 'epidemic': research reveals repetition's role in breakdown

New research shows that, rather than single-force events, most ACL injuries are the result of continued-use damage that hasn’t repaired quickly enough.

Lens

Consumers splash cash with ethical mind and heart

Consumers today prefer - and are prepared to pay more for - products that use sustainable or recycled materials, new research by Monash Business School reveals.

Business
democracy decline

AFP media raids: the secret country, security laws and Australia’s democratic decline

The recent police raids on the ABC and News Corp go beyond free speech and media freedom – they're further proof of Australia's democratic decline.

Lens
cannabis

Drug decriminalisation: time is right for action on UN commitment

In the wake of the UN's groundbreaking drug policy commitment, the time is right for drug laws reform.

Lens
adern2

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.

Lens
deathcompressed

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.

Lens

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
file-20190208-174851-x5tyjh.jpg?ixlib=rb-1.1

Physical restraint doesn't protect patients – there are better alternatives

Regulating physical restraint of the elderly in nursing homes is a step in the right direction, but more still needs to be done to educate the sector on alternatives.

Lens
flagcompressed

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