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Innovation - Nov 22
The world-first syringe can isolate quality sperm in less than 15 minutes and is the biggest innovation in sperm selection technology in 30 years. The breakthrough, made by a team of Monash bioengineering researchers, harnesses simple plastic syringe technology, which can be readily mass produced, bringing hope and cheaper treatment solutions to 180 million people affected by infertility worldwide.
Health - Nov 21

If nothing is done to improve the health of Australia's male truck drivers, 6067 lives and AU$2.6 billion in productivity could be lost over the next 10 years, Monash University-led research has found.

Research Management - Nov 16

Twenty Monash researchers have been named as the world's most influential academics in their fields as part of Clarivate's list of Highly Cited Researchers for 2022 . The annual list identifies global research scientists and social scientists among the world's top one per cent of researchers who have published the highest number of peer-reviewed scientific papers cited by other researchers in their work.

Economics - Nov 11

However, the Monash Centre for Financial Studies' (MCFS) Modern Slavery Research Program , which investigates the quality of company disclosures, is calling on the Federal Government and regulators to actively assist companies in tackling the reporting challenges and monitor the quality of disclosures, rather than forcing them to go it alone.

Health - Nov 11

The findings could help inform the growing number of inductions conducted globally each year - now around 14 million - when the risks of continued pregnancy outweigh the benefits.

Economics - Nov 8

The Young people's financial strategies report released today, reveals job losses during the Covid-19 pandemic, lack of affordable housing and the rapid rise of platforms like cryptocurrency and 'buy now, pay later' (BNPL) schemes, have changed the financial landscape for young Australians, and not necessarily in a good way.

Health - Nov 7

Monash University experts, along with an international group of researchers, have highlighted the need to accurately identify the carbon footprint of digital health interventions to help move towards more environmentally sustainable healthcare.

Economics - Nov 2

However, Australians rate the online shopping experience better, and return more items purchased in-store than online.

Economics - Nov 17

Monash University celebrates the launch of an Australian Research Council (ARC) centre aimed at transforming industries through increased uptake of trusted and leading optimisation technologies. Officially launched on 16 November 2022, the new ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre in Optimisation Technologies, Integrated Methodologies and Applications ( OPTIMA ) is a collaboration between Monash University, the University of Melbourne and nine major industry partners.

Can pets cure loneliness? Research driven by the National Centre for Healthy Ageing (NCHA), a federally funded partnership between Monash University and Peninsula Health, will investigate whether bonding with animals can reduce loneliness and social isolation in at-risk groups.

Health - Nov 11

A Monash University-led trial of a new drug known as Q-122 therapy significantly reduced the number and severity of hot flushes and night sweats in women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. It also improved their sleep and had no serious adverse effects.

Campus - Nov 10

Monash University has been named Australia's top research institution by The Australian in its annual list of the country's top researchers and research universities. Of the 250 fields of academic endeavour identified by the publication in its 2023 list, a Monash researcher was in first place in 31 of the fields, and Monash as a whole was the top research institution in 51 fields.

Health - Nov 7

Monash researchers have used the world's largest multiple sclerosis (MS) registry, MSBase , to provide evidence that will help those with MS take the best medicine for them. People with MS often need to switch drugs to fully control their disease.

Environment - Nov 4

With just days until COP27, Monash University experts are available to discuss issues relating to the conference and climate change. To find out how Monash is addressing climate change, or for expert commentary on climate issues, visit Monash at COP27 , and our climate change edition of Monash Lens.

Health - Nov 2

Monash University's contributions in the global public health arena have been recognised with the successful bid to host the 2024 World Health Summit - Regional Meeting. The M8 Alliance - the academic foundation of the World Health Summit - has announced Monash University, with support from the Victorian Government, Tourism Australia and the Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) will host the 2024 Regional Meeting in Melbourne from 22-24 April.

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