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Light the night? Monash research finds that some of us are hypersensitive to evening illumination

New research from Monash University has found human circadian clocks are “highly sensitive” to evening light, but that this sensitivity varies greatly among individuals.

Turner Institute 3 June, 2019
Hannah kirk

Turner Institute researcher awarded ultimate ABC media experience

Dr Hannah Kirk has been selected to be one of the Top 5 (Scientists) in the ABC's Top 5 Media Residency Program; a program that gives a voice to early career researchers.

Turner Institute 24 May, 2019

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 – new international research shows.

Turner Institute 20 May, 2019

Sleep apnoea linked to high rates of clinical depression and antidepressant use

Latest research from Monash University shows one in five people with sleep apnoea suffer from clinical depression and almost a quarter use antidepressants.

Turner Institute 20 May, 2019

Improved recovery outcomes for brain injury patients

Monash University researchers have found skills retraining in daily activities can improve outcomes in functional independence for brain injury patients in post-traumatic amnesia (PTA).

Turner Institute 20 May, 2019

Turner Institute announces successful multi-million dollar MRFF bid for Autism research

The Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health recently announced a successful bid for $2.5 million from the Australian Government’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).

Turner Institute 17 May, 2019
Turner Institute brand identity

MICCN now the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health

In very exciting news, the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN) has officially become the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health.

News 29 April, 2019
Beth Johnson

MICCN researcher awarded Advancing Women’s Research Success Grant

MICCN’s Dr Beth Johnson is the proud recipient of a 2019 Advancing Women’s Research Success Grant from Monash University.

News 12 April, 2019

Dopamine found to restore motivation in Parkinson's sufferers

Monash University researchers have for the first time found evidence that dopamine levels in the brain can help people with Parkinson’s disease overcome cognitive apathy and achieve levels of cognitive motivation equivalent to healthy

News 9 April, 2019