Episode 7: Far Right, All Wrong
The internet’s a great place to meet like-minded people… even for far-right extremists. Monash experts reflect on the implications for society if right wing extremism is allowed to grow unchecked.
Episode 8: What's Rightfully Ours
Fear is often a key driver of right-wing extremists. In this episode we explore why reaching out to those on the fringes of extremism could help them change direction.
Paul Strangio reflects on the ‘immense political legacy’ of his friend and former Victorian premier, John Cain.
Flagging a change
With the Australian flag increasingly seen as a fashion statement rather than what it's supposed to represent, is it time for a rethink?
Treating opioid dependence
Treatments for opioid dependence, such as methadone and buprenorphine, are effective. But some people who stand to benefit are missing out.
Breaking stereotypes in STEM
Newcrest Mining manager Bonnie Coxon is breaking down stereotypes around the mining industry as she promotes the benefits of STEM to girls in schools.
Networks of endeavour
How can a university make sure that people, beyond its students and staff, benefit from its knowledge and presence?
Whatever the outcome of the bid to remove Donald Trump from office, it won't be easy to restore faith in the integrity of US political processes.
Standing up to racism in schools
Students from African backgrounds face discrimination in the classroom, and in tackling the problem their stories need to be heard.
Mmmmm ... chocolate
A collaboration with Darrell Lea has broken the mould in the chocolate block market by modernising classic flavours.
Tackling pain head-on
Upcoming trials may offer hope to those who suffer from debilitating cluster headaches and chronic migraines.
Greening up the health sector
Work is under way on how to best teach our future health workforce about environmental sustainability and its impacts.
Formulating job success
With international students increasingly concerned about work options, Australian universities need to change the way they're supported.
PTSD: The battle after the war
The recognition of post-traumatic stress disorder has played a part in the resurgence in the popularity of Anzac Day, But, even now, returned soldiers don't receive enough support.
Let's love the lingo
The Aussie accent has been lambasted as "lazy", but this isn't supported by the facts.
Death knell: killing off capital punishment
A new institute is leading the push to eliminate the 'faulty' justice of the death penalty.
The Beatles and death threats in Japan
When the Fab Four stepped off the plane for their 1966 tour, they were greeted not by screaming fans, but a security detail.
Too late for the old
By the time the aged care royal commission's recommendations lead to improvements in our nursing homes, four cohorts of residents will have died. Here's why.
State election: federal failings spelt doom for Liberals
This year's antics in Canberra can be the only reason for the massive defeat for Matthew Guy's opposition.
Crisis ended? Don't speak too soon
Greece Prime Minister Alex Tsipras has declared that the country is back on its feet, but the numbers indicate its problems are far from over.
A Nobel cause
Monash alumni’s first Nobel Laureate, Associate Professor Tilman Ruff AM, has spent his life working to safeguard the future of human health.
For the greater good?
Sometimes, improving public health can mean infringing on people’s rights and compromising their interests.
Shining a light on the 'chemsex' world
The dark side of the drug subculture among men who have sex with men has been well-documented. Now, research is looking at the practice in an evidence-based way, and to identify solutions.
Palmer's political populism push
Clive Palmer believes he can recapture the magic that saw him elected to Parliament in 2013, but what his new party – and others on the right – needs is more discipline.
Lead Industrial Designer, Monash Food Innovation Centre
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Professor, Japanese Studies
PhD Candidate, Faculty of Arts
Research Fellow, Department of Neuroscience
Graeme Davison AO
Emeritus Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor
Research Fellow, Melbourne Sexual Health Clinic
Professor of Linguistics
Professor and Director, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Senior lecturer, Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law
Professor, Department of Architecture, MADA
Associate professor, politics and international relations
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Associate Professor, Law
Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Relations and Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC)
Deputy Director, Monash Addiction Research Centre
Margaret Gardner AC
President and Vice-Chancellor, Monash University
PhD candidate, Faculty of Education
Adjunct lecturer, Nutrition Dietetics & Food
Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery
Lecturer and Senior Learning Coordinator, Sustainable Development Education, MSDI
Senior Lecturer, Rural Health
Senior Lecturer, Globalisation Leadership and Policy, Faculty of Education
Chris Thompson, Lecturer, Monash School of Chemistry Associate Dean, Education, Faculty of Science
Professor of History, and Head of School for the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies.
Dean, Faculty of Law
Head, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine
Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Senior Lecturer, School of Languages, Cultures, Literatures and Linguistics
Professor, Monash Bioethics Centre
Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Architecture and Director of the XYX Lab
Assistant lecturer, XYX Space Gender and Communication Lab
Deputy Head of Art Design and Architecture (MADA) Design Department
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor in Sociology
Professor of Sociology