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$8.8 million transformational gift enables research for social good

Monash University is the recipient of one of Australia’s largest philanthropic gifts towards supporting the next generation of researchers in the arts, social sciences and humanities fields.

Research

Over-exposed: Monash and Federal Police launch lab to tackle abhorrent material

Monash and the Australian Federal Police launch new initiative to help officers cope with abhorrent content as part of investigations.

Engineering & technology

Monash appoints Rebecca Forgasz to new role at Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation

Monash University is pleased to announce the appointment of Monash alumna and former director and CEO of the Jewish Museum of Australia, Rebecca Forgasz, as Associate

University news
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Rise of the “social media teacher”: the ups and downs of being ‘edu-famous’

Social media is increasingly playing a role in teachers' professional lives – but there are downsides.

Lens

Homophobic language rife in ice hockey: study

Homophobic language is rife in Australia’s professional ice hockey community, with nearly three-quarters of players admitting to using derogatory slurs on the rink, new research shows.

Sport
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Women's health: shining a light on PCOS

It affects about one in seven women of childbearing age, yet there are no public health campaigns or celebrities raising it as an issue.

Lens

Monash Country Lines Archive to expand under a new Indigenous name

Monash University’s unique project to preserve, and in some cases bring back to life, Indigenous languages through animation, Monash Country Lines Archive, has been gifted an Indigenous name - Wunungu Awara: Animating Indigenous Knowledges.<

University news
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Parents and teachers need to get along in the best interests of children

Parents are emotional creatures, so why are we surprised when parent-teacher conflicts arise?

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Monash University's Dr Hannah Kirk Named One of Australia's Top Five Science Scholars

Monash Psychology Researcher Dr Hannah Kirk has been named in the ABC’s Top Five early career researchers after a nationwide search.

University news