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Monash rises to 58 in QS World University Rankings

Monash University has continued to improve its standing in the QS World University Rankings, climbing one place to 58 in the 2019 results released today. Ranked 70 in 2015, Monash has since risen each year among the

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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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