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global healthcare

Preparing the health sector for the global climate emergency

Work is under way on how to best teach our future health workforce about environmental sustainability and its impacts.

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Monash appoints Rebecca Forgasz to new role at Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation

Monash University is pleased to announce the appointment of Monash alumna and former director and CEO of the Jewish Museum of Australia, Rebecca Forgasz, as Associate

University news

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
Detention

Crimes of obedience: Why do people consent to large-scale harm?

What conditions give rise to so many people effectively consenting to large-scale harm within a democracy?

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Federal election 2019: New research reveals how young Australians will decide who gets their vote

Many of them are voting for the first time in the upcoming federal election, but they're not the homogeneous group we often assume them to be.

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migration

Climate migration: policies need to focus on local solutions

Pacific climate migration patterns challenge the role of national governments as intermediaries for policy action.

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Rainfall and temperature predict bird colouration, study finds

An international study led by a Monash University ornithologist has found variation in rainfall and temperature can affect the colours of birds.

Science

Monash plants seeds to improve farming practices

Monash University engineers are working with Australian farmers to help them improve irrigation practices by using autonomous drone technology.

Engineering & technology
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Facebook turns 15: how can the troubled teen earn our trust?

The social media giant has turned 15, but its growing pains continue.

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