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Monash University partners with Collingwood FC to create Australia's leading sports research hub

Monash University has joined forces with Collingwood Football Club to create a world first sports medical research hub with a major focus on women's sports and injuries.

Sport

Bateman trumps class field to win the MPC Student Journalist of the Year

Monash University journalism student Peter Bateman has trumped a class field of entrants to win the Melbourne Press Club’s 2018 Student Journalist of the Year award.

University news
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How to get more people to use public transport and reduce overcrowding

We know overcrowded public transport is a major deterrent to using it, but a Monash lab is working to change that.

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America's opioid epidemic is starting to hit Australia's shores

The drug epidemic that's claimed thousands of lives in the US is swiftly becoming a threat to the health of many Australians.

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Creating order from disorder: uncovering the origins of protein evolution

There is no life without enzymes. But how did the evolution of these complex molecules get going more than three billion years ago? We describe a new mechanism that may help to understand how order is created from disorder, and the starting points

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Understanding consciousness in the human brain

An interdisciplinary project aims to unlock one of the world's greatest mysteries, and potentially advance our understanding of machine learning.

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Experts available over the Festive season

Monash University has several experts available for comment on a range of topics relating to the festive season, politics and security; bushfires road safety, gambling and more.

University news

Ultra-low energy devices at the flick of a switch

Researchers at Monash University are one step closer to providing a global solution to minimising the energy wasted by modern telecommunications and computing – simply by the flick of a switch.

Science
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Opioid epidemic has reached Australia: study

Monash University research has found that 1.9 million Australian adults begin taking prescription opioids every year.

Medicine & health