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Monash research a class act in prestigious Nature Index

Monash University is one of the world's most elite research institutions according to the global rankings of the influential Nature Index.

Research

Monash at the frontier of health innovation

An innovative public health program against mosquito-borne diseases and groundbreaking technology that interfaces computers to the brain, for bionic vision, are two major research projects that will progress into critical new stages of commercial

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Monash rises to 58 in QS World University Rankings

Monash University has continued to improve its standing in the QS World University Rankings, climbing one place to 58 in the 2019 results released today. Ranked 70 in 2015, Monash has since risen each year among the

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filicide

When parents kill: the reality of filicide in Australia

A study reveals that filicide is a regular occurrence in Australia, not a rare one.

Lens

Monash Country Lines Archive to expand under a new Indigenous name

Monash University’s unique project to preserve, and in some cases bring back to life, Indigenous languages through animation, Monash Country Lines Archive, has been gifted an Indigenous name - Wunungu Awara: Animating Indigenous Knowledges.<

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'Night owls' can retrain body clock to improve health and performance

Research by Monash University shows that a simple tweak to the sleeping patterns of 'night owls' could improve their overall quality of life.

Medicine & health

Mental health leader and women's advocate recognised with Queen's Birthday Honour

A fierce advocate of women’s health who is also a migrant, mother and former marathon runner, Professor Jayashri Kulkarni AM, Director of the Monash Alfred Psychiatry research centre (MAPrc), has been recognised

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democracy decline

AFP media raids: the secret country, security laws and Australia’s democratic decline

The recent police raids on the ABC and News Corp go beyond free speech and media freedom – they're further proof of Australia's democratic decline.

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Victorians struggling to make food ends meet: study

While cost of living pressures have hit Victorians hard, families have become more resourceful in budgeting and food preparation, new research shows.

Medicine & health