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Report finds concerns with access to fair trials in Malaysian death penalty cases

A new report launched by Monash University, in partnership with Harm Reduction International (HRI) and the Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (ADPAN), has questioned the fair trial standards afforded to more than 1,000 people currently sentenced to

Law

Northern Territory still failing to close the gap on Indigenous incarceration

Indigenous incarceration rates in the Northern Territory have shown no improvement since the NT Intervention over a decade ago, according to an updated report from Monash University’s Castan Centre for Human Rights Law.

Law

Major new database reveals slavery is still not illegal in half the world’s countries

A new global review of antislavery legislation has busted a popular misconception that slavery is now illegal in every country in the world.

Law

Monash researcher finds Voluntary Assisted Dying Act has a “gag clause”

A Monash researcher and her colleagues have found a section of Victoria’s Voluntary Assisted Dying Act is effectively a “gag clause”.

Medicine & health

Summer and the Festive Season: Monash University experts available

Monash University has a number of experts available for comment on a range of topics relating to Christmas and the summer season.

Research

$8.8 million transformational gift enables research for social good

Monash University is the recipient of one of Australia’s largest philanthropic gifts towards supporting the next generation of researchers in the arts, social sciences and humanities fields.

Research

Sour grapes: Prosecco decision could impact EU trade with Australia

As the EU takes steps to protect Italian wine producers from international competition, Monash University research shows Prosecco is a grape variety and should not be considered a geographical indication.

Law

Landmark clinical trial reports 33% prostate cancer survival benefit from novel hormone therapy

A landmark Australian-led clinical trial has shown that hormone therapy with a drug called enzalutamide can improve the survival of some men with advanced, hormone‐sensitive prostate cancer.

Law

Experts available over the Festive season

Monash University has several experts available for comment on a range of topics relating to the festive season, politics and security; bushfires road safety, gambling and more.

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