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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
Monash University news

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.

Arts & culture
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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.

Arts & culture
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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.

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Managing online forums in the age of misinformation

Researchers from the Monash University Malaysia campus are developing a platform to moderate and verify content shared to popular online forums and discussion boards.

Engineering & technology