Let's talk about fat
What can we do about obesity and all its associated chronic health problems? Professor Michael Cowley says the condition needs to be destigmatised.
Joining the dots
The 'key player' concept is a window into how social networks influence behaviour.
Sore spot in aged care
Using pressure injury rates to target underperforming nursing homes is critical to improving Australia’s aged care system.
Dead legs tell knee tales
New research shows that, rather than single-force events, most ACL injuries are the result of continued-use damage that hasn’t repaired quickly enough.
Shining a light on PCOS
It affects about one in seven women of childbearing age, yet there are no public health campaigns or celebrities raising it as an issue.
Weighed down by PCOS
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome say they find it hard to lose weight. Here's what they can do to improve their symptoms and long-term health.
The silent threat to pedestrians
The growing popularity of electric cars presents an increasing risk to the visually impaired.
It's no yolk: breakfast's not so special
A new study shows that, contrary to popular belief, eating or not eating breakfast has little bearing on weight.
The temptation of Christmas
Nostalgia plays a leading role in determining what – and how much – we eat over the festive season.
Changing course to prevent assault
To drive lasting change regarding sexual harassment and assault, greater effort needs to be directed towards preventing these issues from arising in the first place.
Type 2 diabetes: we are what we eat
While the disease is on the rise, it's preventable – that includes not only considering how much we eat, but the kind of foods we consume.
Seeing stars in the food ratings game
As governments around the world try to curtail the global obesity crisis, do Australia’s Health Star ratings encourage people to choose healthy options?
Episode 8: The science of addiction
Monash experts discuss the research that's helping change the way we view and treat different forms of addiction.
Fat and fertility: the facts
Excess weight affects fertility in men and women – the good news is weight loss can reverse the negative effects.
Confirmation bias: I believe, therefore it's true
Stirring controversy can lead to a reinforcement of deep-seated values, and hinder progress.
Food for thought
Understanding how our brain responds to good and bad food choices could help combat the world's obesity epidemic.
A welcome pivot on family violence
Police are now treating perpetrators as seriously as terrorists and murderers.
The worm that can unlock the secrets of self-healing
The tiny roundworm holds a vital key to transforming human health.
Associate professor, School of Psychological Sciences & Monash Institute of Cognitive & Clinical Neurosciences
Assistant Lecturer and Research Assistant, School of Nursing and Midwifery
Senior Research Fellow, Anatomy & Developmental Biology
Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery
Head of Gambling and Social Determinants
Head, Servier Drug Discovery Program
Professor, Addiction Studies and Services; Director, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre
Associate Professor & ARC DECRA Fellow, Centre for Health Economics
Professor, Clinical Epidemiology
Hean Tat Keh
Professor, Department of Marketing
Professor, Nutrition Dietetics and Food
Professor of Criminology
Senior Research Fellow, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Senior Lecturer in Criminology
NHMRC Career Development Fellow, Senior Research Fellow & Psychologist
Mark Banaszak Holl
Professor and Head, Department of Chemical Engineering
Martijn Van der Kamp
Teaching Fellow, Monash Business School
Professor, Department of Diabetes
Professor, Physiology, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Associate Professor, Monash University Accident Research Centre
Professor (Research), Psychology
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health
Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow, Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation
Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology
Research Fellow, Monash University Accident Research Centre
Lecturer, Department of Marketing, Monash Business School
NHMRC Early Career Fellow/ Monash Health dietitian
Professor, Surgery Alfred Hospital
Professor of Economics, and Richard Snape Chair, Department of Economics
Associate Professor, Physiology Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Associate Professor, Law Research Services
Professor of Sociology