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Tony Capon appointed Director of Monash Sustainable Development Institute

Monash University is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Anthony (Tony) Capon as Director of the Monash Sustainable Development Institute

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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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cannabis

Drug decriminalisation: time is right for action on UN commitment

In the wake of the UN's groundbreaking drug policy commitment, the time is right for drug laws reform.

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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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gender terror

Christchurch shooting: what's turning young men into killing machines?

A deeper examination of gender is sorely needed to try to prevent further acts of violent extremism and terrorism.

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Death knell: taking a stand to abolish capital punishment

A new institute is leading the push to eliminate the 'faulty' justice of the death penalty.

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pedestrianscompressed

The silent risks of electric vehicles: how do we ensure pedestrian safety?

The growing popularity of electric cars presents an increasing risk to the visually impaired.

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tarantula

Disgusting or delicious? The case for rethinking food choices

Anyone for rotten shark? Fried tarantula? When it comes to food choices, one person's disgusting is another's delicacy.

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Blue plastic bottles

Fighting plastic pollution and making plastic fantastic

A Dutch design student's idea to repurpose plastics on a small scale has become an initiative that's spawned a growing global community.

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