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Tony Capon appointed Director of Monash Sustainable Development Institute

Monash University is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Anthony (Tony) Capon as Director of the Monash Sustainable Development Institute

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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

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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.

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Women's memory stimulated by educational, employment opportunities

Women in countries where there is higher educational participation can better recall and reconstruct significant memories in their lives – and outperform men in this area.

Medicine & health
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Monash Commission recommends a new model for tertiary education for all Australians

The Monash Commission has released its vision for post-compulsory education with three transforming recommendations for the future.

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Federal election 2019: New research reveals how young Australians will decide who gets their vote

Many of them are voting for the first time in the upcoming federal election, but they're not the homogeneous group we often assume them to be.

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Australia's not so paw-fect energy future

Australia’s trend towards “humanising” their pets has the potential to impact energy demands and usage between now and 2050, researchers at Monash University have found.

Engineering & technology
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Busting the gender stereotype of what a scientist 'looks like'

Times have changed, but the gendered stereotype that scientists are predominantly serious, professional, white men is one that persists.

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How long before someone breaks the two-hour barrier in the men's marathon?

Number-crunching the winning race time for marathon runners can tell us when the men are likely to break the two-hour barrier. But what about the target barrier for women?

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