Monash University

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Health - Jun 29
A Monash University researcher has helped discover how to reduce the recurrence of skin cancer tumours by blocking a naturally-occurring hormone that causes drug resistance in melanoma cells. Studies showed that by blocking androgens - the 'male' sex hormones - with the drug enzalutamide, melanoma cells were more sensitive to drugs designed to inhibit cancer growth.
Health - Jun 27

According to a new study led by Monash University, of those admitted to the ICU with COVID-19, after accounting for age and how sick patients were, the third wave of the disease in Australia was associated with the highest risk of dying in hospital, in comparison with earlier waves.

Sport - Jun 17

A landmark study by Australian researchers into jet lag and its impact on NBA performance reveals the Boston Celtics may have a distinct disadvantage in the NBA Finals home games because of jet lag.

Health - Jun 17

The world's first study of the impact of childhood fitness and obesity on cognition in middle age, followed over 1200 people who were children in 1985 for over 30 years, has found that better performance on physical tests is related to better cognition later in life and may protect against dementia in later years.

Health - Jun 9

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has announced more than $19. M in funding for Monash research projects that incorporate diabetes, epilepsy and seizures, infection management, alcohol treatment, acidic blood trial and a new device to deliver treatment to premature babies.

Social Sciences - Jun 3

Monash University experts are calling for people to contribute to a world first ethically-sourced and managed image bank for research to combat child exploitation. The project is an initiative of the AiLECS Lab - a collaboration between Monash University's Faculty of Information Technology and the Australian Federal Police - which develops artificial intelligence (AI) technologies that aid law enforcement and enhance community safety.

Health - May 27

The Commonwealth Government's Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) has invested close to $8 million to advance neurological and cancer research led by Monash University's Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.

Social Sciences - May 25

A world-first research and education centre bringing together contemplative practitioners, educators and humanities and science researchers will open today at Monash University. The Monash Centre for Consciousness and Contemplative Studies (M3CS) will enable unprecedented collaboration between the disciplines of philosophy, neuroscience, medicine, psychology, education and interfaith dialogue, contributing to exciting new research, educational and community engagement initiatives.

Innovation - Jun 20

Monash researchers have partnered with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Innovation team to design, implement and deliver Limitless - a year-long programme funded by World Health Organisation, aiming to drive youth innovation around addressing COVID-19.

Sport - Jun 17

A landmark study by Australian researchers into jet lag and its impact on NBA performance reveals the Boston Celtics may have a distinct disadvantage in the NBA Finals home games because of jet lag.

Health - Jun 13

Two Monash University projects using mRNA delivery to improve treatments for people with muscular dystrophy or metabolic liver disease in infants have received more than $360,000 through the mRNA Victoria Research Acceleration Fund.

Research Management - Jun 9

Monash University has climbed one place to rank 57th globally in the QS World University Rankings 2023, following the University's number one ranking for Pharmacy and Pharmacology in the QS World University Rankings by Subject announced in April 2022.

Health - May 31

A comprehensive survey of more than five hundred young Australians aged 18-24, and in-depth interviews with an additional 30, encompassed areas such as education, employment, technology, health and wellbeing, finances, housing, civic participation and the impact of COVID-19.

Politics - May 27

Some barriers to women running for office, such as forms of illiteracy, work burdens within the household and discriminatory attitudes towards women are well known, but new research from the Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability at the Monash Business School has found there are significant financial and social barriers to women's participation in India's political system.

Environment - May 24

The report , released on May 24 at the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting in Berlin, shows that Antarctic ice sheets are melting, the continent's climate is changing, and the Southern Ocean is warming, becoming more acidic and losing oxygen.

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