Episode 17: The state of our mental health
In this episode of A Different Lens, Monash academics explore what’s being done to improve mental health care and address the rise in mental health disorders.
Fighting fire with ancient knowledge
With Australia in the grip of devastating bushfires, Indigenous people must be involved in prevention strategies.
Chief Emotional Officers
Embracing weakness and vulnerability might be a CEO’s greatest strength.
A glaring gap in Australia's migration system is failing victims of gendered violence.
Unlocking the school gates
Despite its illegality, 'gatekeeping' remains a barrier to inclusive education. But parents can find that knowledge is power in combating the practice.
Tales of neglect
The aged care royal commission's interim report paints a picture of a system in deep crisis. Its recommendations for action have some merit, but won't address what are underlying systemic problems.
Building social cohesion: A matter of principal
What can our broader society learn from schools that have created cohesive communities?
Leader of the pharmaceutical pack
Thomas Ko is spearheading innovative technology that takes injectable medicines and transforms them into pills.
Youth justice shame
The Australian government has been criticised by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child for its youth justice failures and the rise of children with mental health issues.
Despite its high cost, many newsrooms have retained their investigative teams while cutting editors, photographers, artists and general reporting staff.
Episode 15: The ageing population
For the first time in human history, the world's population is rapidly ageing, and in an ageist society we're ill-prepared to handle it. A Different Lens explores the challenges of an ageing population.
'It felt like a prison'
Around 6000 Australians aged under 65 live in nursing homes, cut off from their families and peers, with inadequate support for their disabilities.
New research is examining the evolution of Australian fatherhood and family responsibilities over the past 100 years.
Ending family violence is everybody’s responsibility
Monash is recognised for the strength of its gender scholarship, health and legal research, education, industry engagement and commitment to social justice.
Regulatory failure in gambling runs deep, and is a major political problem.
Sore spot in aged care
Using pressure injury rates to target underperforming nursing homes is critical to improving Australia’s aged care system.
Refining pill regimes
Sixty-three per cent of Australian aged care residents take at least nine different medications regularly.
When parents kill
A study reveals that filicide is a regular occurrence in Australia, not a rare one.
Counting intimate partner homicides
Better access to data is desperately needed to better understand the phenomenon in order to prevent it.
Preparing the paramedics
A new report reveals alarming statistics regarding male self-harm, and how first responders feel ill-prepared to deal with patients in mental crisis.
Whistleblowers: protected or pursued?
WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange is the biggest whistleblower the world has ever seen, but he is not alone in being pursued relentlessly after exposing embarrassing information or misconduct.
All sorts of sweeteners
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and PM Scott Morrison pack the 2019 Federal Budget full of goodies as they push towards an election.
Dowry abuse: a growing problem in Australia
To address it, dowry abuse first needs to be recognised as a key form of economic abuse within the broader framework of domestic and family violence.
Lecturer, Occupational Therapy
Professor of History, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Assistant Lecturer and Research Assistant, School of Nursing and Midwifery
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Associate Professor at Monash Sustainable Development Institute and the Faculty of Law
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Professor and Head, Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice
Dean, Faculty of Law
Senior lecturer, Management Accounting & Accounting Info Systems
Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery
Head of Gambling and Social Determinants
Vivian Bullwinkel Chair Palliative Care, School of Nursing & Midwifery
Professor, Addiction Studies and Services; Director, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre
Professorial Fellow, Banking & Finance
Lecturer, (Practice) in Geriatrics
Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Lecturer, Curriculum & Pedagogy
Associate Professor, Education
Professor of Sociology
Research Fellow, Centre for Medicine Use & Safety
Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Senior lecturer, banking and finance
Head, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine
Professor of Criminology
Kate de Bruin
Lecturer, Educational Psychology and Inclusive Education
Senior Lecturer in Criminology
Associate Professor, Law Research Services
Professor of Finance, Monash Business School
PhD Candidate, Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Francine McNiff Chair in Criminal Jurisprudence, Faculty of Law
Professor and Director, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Associate Professor, Department of Management
Associate Professor of Criminology
Professor, Department of Management
Associate Professor, Department of Management
Professor & Head, Department Business Law and Taxation
Associate Professor, Healthcare Quality Improvement (QI) at BehaviourWorks Australia, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Jean Monnet Chair in Politics and Economics, Monash University
Interim Director of the Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI)
Conjoint Professor of Criminology
Professor of Criminology, Dean of Arts
Professor, Centre for Medicine Use & Safety
Senior Lecturer, Law Resources
Adjunct lecturer, Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Teh Pei Lee
Associate Professor & Head, School of Business, Director, Gerontechnology Laboratory
Emeritus Professor, Department of Social Work
David Copolov, AO
Professor of Psychiatry and Pro Vice-Chancellor
Professor, Educational Psychology and Inclusive Education
Head, Servier Drug Discovery Program
Senior Lecturer, Department of General Practice
Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor, Psychology
Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Health Economics
Head of the Department of Psychiatry
Lecturer, Department of Management
Professor of Practice in Digital Health