Episode 12: Designing future cities
The challenge of providing appropriate care to an ageing population means the rate of technological innovation needs to be stepped up and more smart homes created.
The silent threat to pedestrians
The growing popularity of electric cars presents an increasing risk to the visually impaired.
Restraint of the aged
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.
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.
That's what I'm talking about
A series of animated films is future-proofing Indigenous culture, language and knowledge for generations to come.
Rethink on aspirin
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.
Hunting superbugs among the aged
Nursing homes are coming under the spotlight in the ongoing antimicrobial resistance war.
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.
Treasurer 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 – when living better means living longer
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
New flu vaccines for the over-65s
Two free flu vaccines will improve protection for older people, but like those already available, they're not perfect.
Handle with care
Design and medicine have joined forces to tackle a vital hygiene issue that plays a part in tens of thousands of deaths each year.
Getting a grip on unconscious bias
Most Australians believe in values such as fairness and equality – but these can be harder to act on than you would think.
Victoria passes assisted dying bill, but how much will actually change?
Only a small number are predicted to take advantage of the legislation from mid-2019.
Cross-education is mind over matter, literally
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
Creating better asthma inhalers through aerospace engineering
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
CEO, Monash Food innovation Centre
Professor of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Professor of Design, Monash Art Design and Architecture
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
Director, Food & Agriculture Innovation
Professor of Medicine
Jean Monnet Chair in Politics and Economics, Monash University
Senior Research Fellow, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Professor of Surgery at the Eastern Health Clinical School
Associate professor and deputy director of the Centre of Social and Population Research
Professor, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Professor, Transport Engineering
Professor and Senior Deputy Dean, Information technology
Senior lecturer, Architecture
Lecturer, Architecture and Urban Design
Associate Professor, Human Geography
Associate Professor, Monash University Accident Research Centre
Research Fellow, Monash University Accident Research Centre
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology
Martijn Van der Kamp
Teaching Fellow, Monash Business School
David Copolov, AO
Professor of Psychiatry and Pro Vice-Chancellor