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Monash Professor John Thwaites appointed to prestigious The Lancet COVID-19 Commission

Professor John Thwaites is the only Australian appointed to the prestigious The Lancet COVID-19 Commission.

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Play-based learning empowers young girls to become scientists, engineers

Girls as young as four can harness their passion for STEM through an emphasis on play-based learning in the classroom, Monash research shows.

Learning & teaching
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Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership announces new Chair

Monash University and the Myer Foundation are pleased to announce the appointment of Gail Hambly as the new Chair of Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership.

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International study highlights diabetes risks in COVID-19

An international review involving Monash University finds elderly people with diabetes who contract COVID-19 are at a much higher risk of dying from the disease - and the virus may actually trigger the onset of diabetes.

Medicine & health

$28 million grant to transform the design and production of buildings in Australia

Monash University, in collaboration with 30 partners, have been successful in securing $28 million in Federal Government funding for Building 4.0 CRC.

Engineering & technology
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Gender equality: Working to advance the rights of women around the world

Sharman Stone has worked to advance the rights of women for more than 20 years, in Parliament and as Ambassador for Women and Girls, but her work isn't finished yet.

Lens

Monash President and Vice-Chancellor honoured with Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)

President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Margaret Gardner has been appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) in the 2020 Australia Day Honours.

University news

Impressions of a shopaholic: Maximising shopper experience this Christmas

Overcrowding at shopping centres and in retail stores can lead to frustrated customers and less spending, according to Monash University research.

Business

Top honour for Monash researcher dedicated to improving early childhood education

Monash University Laureate Professor Marilyn Fleer has been recognised for her leadership in collaboration at the Business Higher Education Round Table (BHERT) Awards.

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