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Pandemic buying: Aussie still flock to physical stores despite increase in online shoppers

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Australian consumers still flocked to bricks-and-mortar stores to buy household items rather than use online channels.


Workplaces must take greater role in addressing sexual harassment

Employers must change their workplace cultures to encourage staff who are victims of sexual assault to come forward, Monash University researchers say.

Facial recognition and surveillance

Facial recognition survey reveals concerns about accuracy and bias

A recent survey of Australians’ attitudes towards the use of facial recognition technology revealed significant concerns about privacy, security, and bias.


Delayed breast cancer detection increases government, individual costs: study

Australian women are encouraged to present for regular breast cancer screening to avoid long-term increases in medical bills, new research shows.

Monash University news

Stigmatisation impacts GP attendance, medication use and health of same-sex couples

Australians in same-sex relationships who experience ongoing stigmatisation visit their GP less and use more antidepressant medication, a new study finds.


Australia lags in achieving energy benchmarks by 2030

New research by Monash Business School shows Australia will miss its energy target in 2030 by half.

Monash University news

Monash University awarded $2.5 million to support world-leading research

Monash University has received an additional $2.5 million in Federal Government funding in the latest announcement of Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage grants.


COVID-19: The importance of good governance in responding to a crisis

Governments need to assess the consequences of their actions against the wellbeing of the most at-risk from the social and economic costs of the policy response to the pandemic.

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Coronavirus: How COVID-19 is changing the world

Our post-coronavirus pandemic future will be very different to the one we anticipated, as it reshapes relationships, governments, business, and broader society.