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Monash University was established in 1958 and welcomed its first intake of students in 1961. In its fifty year history, the university has established itself as one of Australia’s finest tertiary institutions, building an enviable reputation for both its outstanding teaching and its transformative research. Today, Monash is Australia’s largest university, boasting a global network of more than 250,000 alumni.

 

New website traces war in the desert

12-Nov-2013 10:58 AM
Australian tourists travelling through Lebanon and Egypt will have a better understanding of the role of Australian soldiers during both world wars with the help of a new website.

Women who use IVF less likely to breastfeed

20-Sep-2013 11:06 AM
Women in Australia who conceive using assisted reproductive technology, such as IVF – and who have a caesarean birth before going in to labour – are less likely to breastfeed.

Childhood obesity linked to emotional issues

30-Aug-2013 3:43 PM
Schoolchildren suffering from obesity are at higher risk of developing psychological problems than their slimmer counterparts, according to new research.

Nurses: the forgotten workforce

30-Aug-2013 3:40 PM
A new national survey of nurses’ attitudes highlights a profession that sees itself as overlooked by management and constantly suffocated by too much red tape.

Young local workers and working tourists battle for jobs

30-Aug-2013 9:23 AM
Increasing numbers of holiday makers are applying for working visas to the detriment of young Australians, according to new research.

Warfarin a potential heart-attack risk

26-Aug-2013 10:41 AM
Vitamin K deficiency caused by the long-term use of warfarin has a wider range of health implications than commonly known, including the calcification of organs that can lead to life-threatening problems like heart attack.

New treatment hope for menopausal depression

19-Aug-2013 1:45 PM
A trial involving middle-aged Australian women is investigating the use of a hormone treatment for symptoms of menopausal depression.

Waving the magnetic wand on mental illness

13-Aug-2013 12:06 PM
A Monash University pioneered medical treatment using intense magnetic fields, is effectively treating patients with drug-resistant depression.

Success for first IITB-Monash Research Academy graduates

12-Aug-2013 2:31 PM
The innovative, transnationalIITB-Monash Research Academyhas produced its first four PhD graduates, two of whom have already gained employment with industry heavyweights.

Success for Monash biographer

07-Aug-2013 1:01 PM
A dual biography of the complex lives and father/son relationship of Frank Thring Senior and Junior has won Australia’s top biography award.

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