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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 advise the UN on global sustainable development.

University news

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

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.


Have, and help, a heart: Saving lives through CPR and defibrillator education

A new program is designed to give people the knowledge and confidence to help someone having a sudden cardiac arrest.

Monash University news

Monash engineers improve fatigue life of high strength aluminium alloys by 25 times

A world-first study by Monash engineers has demonstrated improvements in the fatigue life of high strength aluminium alloys by 25 times.

Engineering & technology

What On Earth Can We Do? - What Happens Next? podcast exploring space, part three

How about uninterrupted internet three times faster than the NBN? Dr Susan Carland discovers that advances in space tech could see this happen within two years. Listen now.


Empowering remote communities - Healthy Stores 2020

Research conducted in indigenous communities finds reducing in-store merchandising of unhealthy foods and drinks can reduce the purchase of those items.

Medicine & health

Monash research underpins new road safety laws to protect cyclists

Monash University research commissioned by the Amy Gillett Foundation has contributed to the Victorian Government’s introduction of a new road rule today, requiring motorists to allow at least a one-metre gap when passing a cyclist.

Engineering & technology

Lab grown tumour model could improve ovarian cancer treatments

A global research team has created a 3D tumour model that could lead to an improved understanding and treatment of ovarian cancer.

Engineering & technology