Sustainability: The big picture
Let's take what we’ve learned from our COVID-19 experience to radically rethink the relationship between our environment and human health.we can move closer to
Online cause, offline effect
Social media and the online space have become a critical part of activism, used as a tool to recruit and organise people around common causes.
Episode 18: The bushfires that changed Australia
The lasting impacts of the recent bushfires reach far and wide. Watch A Different Lens to find out why we’re still seeing them.
Cometh the crisis, maketh the man
After losing public goodwill during the bushfires, Scott Morrison has been able to “reset” his prime ministership in the COVID-19 crisis.
Sometimes when you say 'don't', people do
Politicians talking to the public about the coronavirus and their behaviour as if they were misbehaving children may be doing more harm than good.
Coronavirus and the domestic violence threat
For some women and children, safely isolating at home will simply not be an option.
Vast amounts of satellite data gives us an unprecedented ability to map the extent and severity of fires, but we're not exploiting it – yet.
Love thy neighbour
Even though Australians and Indonesians are friendly and easy-going, systemic boundaries can slow the process of collaboration.
Melbourne's wild January weather explained
Hailstorms in summer, and sub-20-degree days closely followed by plus-40-degree days. Is it a harbinger of our changing climate, a response to some major atmospheric unrest, or just a series of unfortunate events?
A time to act
For many Australians, the bushfire disaster could represent a turning point: the moment they adopt new, long-term behaviours to help nature.
Zeroing in on climate change
More and more, companies are adjusting to the risk of climate change and incorporating carbon neutral plans. Are you one of them?
Bushfire smoke and your health
Melbourne is again blanketed in smoke from bushfires, but the health implications from it may not be known for years.
Fires and celebrity faultlines
The connection of the bushfire disaster with climate change is increasing scrutiny of celebrities and their endorsements, just ask Roger Federer.
When the truth goes up in flames
The catastrophic bushfires have highlighted the connection between threats to the natural environment and the media environment, through which misinformation is spreading at a disturbing rate.
Morrison's epic fail
A crisis of this scale requires a willingness to generate bipartisan consensus, but the PM has struggled to put the national interest above party politics.
The summer threat beyond the fires
The peak time for heatwaves in southern Australia hasn't yet arrived. Many parts of Australia can expect heavy rains and flooding, and northern Australia's cyclone season is just gearing up.
The ties that bind Australia
Rising concerns about the environment and climate change mark the latest annual social cohesion report.
Episode 3: The Mess We're In
We’re not going to recycle our way out of this one. It takes awareness and education to change our behaviours surrounding waste. Find out what you can do.
Early bushfires a scary sign
The NSW and Queensland fires are unprecedented in terms of seasonality, and ominous for the summer ahead.
A call for action, from Townsville to Tuvalu
A new report says policymakers need to address the impact of environmental changes on health in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.
Monash the man ... more than a soldier
By the 1920s, the man after whom Monash University was named was broadly regarded as “the greatest living Australian” .
The hidden cost of disasters
Buildings can be replaced, but how do events such as devastating bushfires and floods affect our mental and financial resilience?
The high cost of winning a class action
Cases in which litigants won – but got nothing – has swung the spotlight onto a group of largely silent third-party backers.
Research Fellow, BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Chief Executive Officer, ClimateWorks Australia
Associate Professor, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Director, Climate Change Communication Research Hub
Research Fellow, BehaviourWorks Australia, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Associate Professor of Marketing
Emeritus Professor of Political Science in the School of Social Sciences
Finkel Professor of Global Health and Director of Global and Women’s Health, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Marketing
Research Officer, BehaviourWorks Australia
Director, BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Research Fellow with BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Martijn Van der Kamp
Teaching Fellow, Monash Business School
PhD candidate, BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Professor of clinical epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive medicine
Emeritus Professor, School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment
Senior Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences
Associate Professor, Healthcare Quality Improvement (QI) at BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Research Fellow, School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment
Professor, School of Rural Health
Senior Lecturer, Human Geography in the School of Social Sciences
Deputy Director, Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Associate Professor (Research), Criminology
Researcher at BehaviourWorks
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Professor of Business Law and Taxation
Senior lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Senior Vice-Provost and Vice-Provost (Research); Director of RISE
Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University
Associate Investigator, ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes
Research Fellow, Monash University Accident Research Centre
Professor of Environmental science
Economist, SGS Economics & Planning
Director, Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Professor (Research), Centre for Health Economics