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Monash projects awarded $2.6 million to detect and prevent dementia

Identifying middle-aged people at risk of developing dementia, and finding ways to prevent or delay its onset, is the aim of a new Monash University trial about to get underway.

Research

Indigenous Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Jacinta Elston Wins Prestigious Scholarship to Harvard

Professor Jacinta Elston, Monash University’s Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous), has won a scholarship to attend the Harvard Kennedy School in the US in October this year.

University news

Harnessing the power of t-cells could shield against influenza

​One of the Holy Grails for flu researchers has been to create a vaccine that stimulates T cells – cells in the immune system that can trigger long lasting immunity. But the tricky part has been working out just how to make this happen

Medicine & health

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

University news

Burnout: Sleepless firefighters at risk of exhaustion and mental health conditions

Sleep disturbances and mental health challenges are putting half of America's firefighters at high risk of emotional fatigue and exhaustion.

Medicine & health

'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

More than 90 of our most notable alumni, staff, former staff and friends have been recognised in the annual Queen's Birthday Honours list,

University news

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

Monash furthers global impact with launch of $100 m institute for R&D commercialisation in China

The Monash Technology Transformation Institute (MTTI) – a new not-for-profit research institute focused on research and development (R&D) activities located in the Pingshan District of Shenzhen, China – was officially launched in

University news