News & events

Latest news and upcoming events

Every day we make new research discoveries, deliver excellence in education and forge partnerships that have a global impact.

Search news

Browse by category

Browse:

Select all - Clear all

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
PCOS1

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

Burnout: Sleepless firefighters at risk of exhaustion and mental health conditions

Sleep disturbances and mental health challenges are putting half of America's firefighters at high risk of emotional fatigue and exhaustion.

Medicine & health

Mental health leader and women's advocate recognised with Queen's Birthday Honour

A fierce advocate of women’s health who is also a migrant, mother and former marathon runner, Professor Jayashri Kulkarni AM, Director of the Monash Alfred Psychiatry research centre (MAPrc), has been recognised

University news
Monash University news

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
homebirth

Hospital or house: Setting the record straight on home births

With more women choosing to give birth at home, researchers are developing a clinical guideline for safe practices in Victoria.

Lens

Lost student soldiers of WWI honoured with posthumous degrees

Monash University has honoured the lives of four fallen students who fought in World War I by conferring upon them posthumous degrees.

University news

Future tech lacks female smarts: study

Monash University research has found smart technologies have failed to deliver on many promises for effortless and easy living.

Engineering & technology

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