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X-ray mapping enhances potential of lightweight magnesium

A world-first study by Monash University has discovered a technique for creating stronger, lightweight magnesium alloys that could improve structural integrity in the automobile and aerospace industries.

Engineering & technology

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

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

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

Over-exposed: Monash and Federal Police launch lab to tackle abhorrent material

Monash and the Australian Federal Police launch new initiative to help officers cope with abhorrent content as part of investigations.

Engineering & technology

Cloudy with a chance of news: Communicating climate one year on

Melburnians have been gaining better insight into historical climate trends and data over the past 12 months through a Monash University and Victorian state government initiative.

Arts & culture

Consumers splash cash with ethical mind and heart

Consumers today prefer - and are prepared to pay more for - products that use sustainable or recycled materials, new research by Monash Business School reveals.

Business

Homophobic language rife in ice hockey: study

Homophobic language is rife in Australia’s professional ice hockey community, with nearly three-quarters of players admitting to using derogatory slurs on the rink, new research shows.

Sport
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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