The sweet science of honey
Bees are the most important pollinator of food crops, and the honey they produce is the only insect-derived natural product with industrial, nutritional and therapeutic values.
Celebrating influential Monash women
At Monash University we work every day towards a better-balanced world, one in which women's accomplishments and efforts are recognised and validated. While we've come a long way in our gender equality journey, there's still more work to do.
Here you'll find a collection of stories by and about some of the remarkable women at the University, and the issues they are tackling head-on to make positive change.
On the front line of gender equality
Sharman Stone has worked to advance the rights of women for more than 20 years, in Parliament and as Ambassador for Women and Girls, but her work isn't finished yet.
Women's writes: The business of books
Although women write more books than men, it remains easier for male authors to be published.
Tearing down the stereotypes
Gender competence in healthcare can be a powerful tool in improving women's wellbeing – particularly mental health.
Sexual health circle of trust
A new women’s sexual and reproductive health unit aims to close 'profound' evidence gaps, and improve Australian women’s access to services.
A path to potential
A new advocacy group aims to address gender imbalance in science by helping map the career trajectories of early-to-mid-career researchers through promotion of their existing research achievements.
More women artists are stepping into cultural leadership, benefiting the arts and the wider community.
The struggle to belong at school
Australian schools are failing to foster a sense of belonging among their students.
More than numbers: The gender issue in maths
A study highlights the systemic and cultural problems in mathematics departments – and why fewer women than men pursue a career in the field.
#MeToo? It depends
While the movement has had its successes, it hasn't empowered marginalised voices equitably.
Future food for thought
There's much more to that 'pond scum' than meets the eye – and we may end up eating it.