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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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Preventing a stroke epidemic in low to middle-income countries

Action is needed to reduce the alarming rise in the incidence of stroke in low to middle-income countries.

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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.

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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
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Lombok quakes not necessarily leading to a big bang

While alarming, the recent sequence of earthquakes in Indonesia isn't necessarily leading to a large-scale eruption.

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$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

Major funding boost recognises Monash commitment to global mobility

Monash University’s ambitious Australian-first global mobility program has been recognised by the Australian Government with funding through the New Colombo Plan (NCP).

Learning & teaching

Refugee Week 2018: Asylum-seeking students in higher education in Australia

An initiative that gives refugee and asylum-seeking students easier access to university study has revealed some powerful stories.

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Making sense of what is going on in the world, with a guiding hand from Marcel Gauchet

All the framework used to make sense of the world's problems no longer seems to account for what we experience today.

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