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Research flight

Sleep researchers take science to the skies

Pilot and cabin crew sleep, alertness and wellbeing will continue to be the focus of Monash-led research during the second of three ultra-long haul flights being conducted by Qantas. Travelling

14 November, 2019
Professor Kim Cornish

Professor Kim Cornish announced as a Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor

Professor Kim Cornish, Director of the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, has been honoured with the position of Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor.

12 November, 2019

Breaking barriers between industry and digital mental health

The Turner Institute seeks to advance industry research partnerships to ensure that the transition from basic discovery to impact is seamless and sustainable. In the newly established Turner Industry Engagement and Translation Council, we will

18 September, 2019

Turner success in NHMRC Investigator Grants

In an extraordinary round of funding achievement, Turner Institute researchers have secured over $7.6m in NHMRC Investigator Awards announced last week. Six researchers, from junior to senior levels, secured funding with a remarkable success rate

18 September, 2019

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