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Rethinking Australia’s response to forced marriage

Australia criminalised forced marriage in 2013, but the practice continues to rise, highlighted most recently by developments in the tragic case of Ruqia Haidari.

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COVID-19: Pandemic alcohol use and mental health problems

The coronavirus pandemic has led to an increase in alcohol use, and people with mental health problems are the most at risk, research finds.

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Monash scientist appointed to UN Sustainable Development Advisory Group

Monash University academic Dr Shirin Malekpour is the only Australian among 15 world-leading scientists appointed by the United Nations to

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Disability royal commission: People living with disability paint a bleak picture of education exclusion and neglect

First-person testimony from people living with disability paints a sobering picture of how the education system continues to fail them.

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New drug hope for migraine sufferers

A recent study has shown the effectiveness of a migraine drug called Erenumab (Aimovig), which sadly remains unaffordable for most patients.

Medicine & health
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New research reveals wellbeing toll of Melbourne’s toughest COVID-19 restrictions on practitioners responding to family violence

Family violence practitioners have struggled with increased workloads, concerns about clients’ trauma and isolation from co-workers during Melbourne’s toughest COVID-19 lockdowns.

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The PhD students who stepped up in the COVID-19 testing breakthrough

When Monash University announced world-first COVID-19 research in July, the crucial behind-the-scenes work of a group of PhD students went largely unnoticed.

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Monash discoveries suggest new breast cancer treatment

Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers find a new combination of treatments that may help breast cancer patients with certain gene mutations.

Research

Monash Arts’ Global Immersion Guarantee wins IEAA Excellence Award for leaders and innovators in international education

Monash's Faculty of Arts’ Global Immersion Guarantee won an IEAA Excellence Award for leaders and innovators in international education.

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