The silent risks of electric vehicles: how do we ensure pedestrian safety?
The growing popularity of electric cars presents an increasing risk to the visually impaired.
Physical restraint doesn't protect patients – there are better alternatives
Regulating physical restraint of the elderly in nursing homes is a step in the right direction, but more still needs to be done to educate the sector on alternatives.
Aged care royal commission benefits Generation X: it's too late for the silent generation
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.
Animating language: celebrating and saving Indigenous Australian stories through film
A series of animated films is future-proofing Indigenous culture, language and knowledge for generations to come.
An aspirin a day of no benefit for fit and healthy elderly, study finds
Low-dose aspirin has no benefit in prolonging a life free of disability, or substantially reducing the risk of having a first heart attack or stroke, study finds.
Taking the superbug fight to nursing homes
Nursing homes are coming under the spotlight in the ongoing antimicrobial resistance war.
Antibiotic resistant superbugs - the endless quest
Associate Professor Boyce is part of an international team about to begin a new five-year investigation into the superbug, its antibiotic resistance mechanisms and also novel (new) treatments for infection.
2018 federal budget: tax splash as Treasurer Scott Morrison shows us the money
Scott Morrison's 2018 federal budget is aimed at winning back middle Australia, with 10 million workers set to receive tax refunds worth up to $530.
Dignity of risk – living better to live longer in aged care
Society’s perception of aged care must change from being a place of protection to a place where people actually live – and that means more autonomy for residents.
PSA testing for prostate cancer is only worth it for some
Since the 1980s, PSA tests have been used for the diagnosis and follow-up of prostate cancer. However, its use as a screening test for prostate cancer remains controversial.
Too many Australians living in nursing homes take their own lives
Around 140 Australian nursing-home residents have taken their own lives between 2000 and 2013, our new study shows
Here's what you need to know about the new flu vaccines for over-65s
Two free flu vaccines will improve protection for older people, but like those already available, they're not perfect.
The 'wicked problem' of hospital handwashing
Design and medicine have joined forces to tackle a vital hygiene issue that plays a part in tens of thousands of deaths each year.
How unconscious bias shapes your thinking (and what you can do about it)
Most Australians believe in values such as fairness and equality – but these can be harder to act on than you would think.
Victoria passes Voluntary Assisted Dying bill, but how many will access the legislation?
Only a small number are predicted to take advantage of the legislation from mid-2019.
Opposites attract: how exercising healthy limbs counters pain and injury
Exercising healthy limbs to treat their injured opposites is increasingly being used in therapy.
Lessons at the global checkout
Planograms, 3D printers, eye tracking – all research features of Monash University’s Food Innovation Centre
Techniques used in aerospace research have led to surprising insights into asthma inhalers – with potentially life-changing results.
Old but not wise? Our growing anti-ageing industry
There have been some reported increased rates of adverse events, including death, among healthy elderly people resulting from the use of human growth hormones. Adverse effects have also been associated with the use of stem cell-based cosmetics
Professor of Sociology
Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology
CEO, Monash Food innovation Centre
Professor of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Professor of Design, Monash Art Design and Architecture
David Copolov, AO
Professor of Psychiatry and Pro Vice-Chancellor
Senior Lecturer & Advanced Research Coordinator, Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences
Associate Professor, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Professor and head of School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Head, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine
Professor, Monash Art Design and Architecture
Martijn Van der Kamp
Teaching Fellow, Monash Business School
Associate Professor, Monash University Accident Research Centre
Director, Food & Agriculture Innovation
Professor of Medicine
Research Fellow, Monash University Accident Research Centre
Senior Research Fellow, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
Jean Monnet Chair in Politics and Economics, Monash University