Symbol of identity: Notre-Dame fire has ramifications beyond a rebuild
More than an architectural marvel, it remains to be seen if the damaged Notre-Dame will be caught up in the divisions of French society, or play a role as a symbol of unity.
Fearless Girl should provide the spark to inspire more female engineers
The message of empowerment and equality needs to be widely embraced in the engineering profession.
Busting the gender stereotype of what a scientist 'looks like'
Times have changed, but the gendered stereotype that scientists are predominantly serious, professional, white men is one that persists.
The evolution of Valentine’s Day – from pagan ritual to protest
The gruesome origins of Valentine's Day are a far cry from today's rampant commercialism that's now facing a growing backlash.
INSPIRE: a framework to change behaviour for the better
Governments around the world are turning to behavioural science to find better ways to persuade people to act.
The new philanthropy: creating communities with a shared goal of a better world
Philanthropy is now viewed as a way of creating communities of people with a shared goal of bringing positive, practical change to the world.
Transfer of knowledge
There’s a range of mentoring programs at Monash University. Here, recent participants discuss the benefits of being involved.
Power for good
Monash law graduate Nicole Iseppi is an influential figure in global energy infrastructure, working to empower societies through a low-carbon future.
Gifted educator draws on culture
Kylie Clarke has been a mentor, a teacher, a backpacker and even designed an Indigenous guernsey for the Western Bulldogs. But it took a serious illness to put life into perspective.
Melbourne and Singapore: A tale of two cities
Although Melbourne and Singapore are very different cities, they have much in common.
An infectious passion for knowledge
Unable to satisfy her desire to help people through medicine alone, Naba Masad Alfayadh founded a social enterprise that empowers young people through education.
Duty of care empowered by a beautiful idea
Everything about the development of CareMonkey shows that a desire to do good can inspire entrepreneurs with the next big idea. Monash Life speaks with CareMonkey's inventor, Troy Westley.
When it comes to the crunch
When Carolyn Creswell bought a small muesli company, it was hardly the textbook stuff of first-year student life.
Students of the future
In Australia, as in the UK, we see considerable public discussion around higher education. More recently we have seen elements of that discussion turn to debate centred on the very heart of a university’s purpose.
Making a difference
Inspired by personal experience, Dr Sanjukta Choudhury-Kaul, is improving the working lives of people with disabilities.
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.
Where the heart is
When it comes to people’s homes, neither Di Winkler nor Dan McKenna are prepared to accept the status quo. They're challenging traditional housing models for a greater social good.
Fighting plastic pollution and making plastic fantastic
A Dutch design student's idea to repurpose plastics on a small scale has become an initiative that's spawned a growing global community.
Twice around the block for Malaysian luminary
Life has come full circle for Malaysian professor and nation-building advocate Mahendhiran Nair.
How to break up with plastics using behavioural science
It's not evil, but we do need to adopt different habits and think about reusable alternatives to many single-use plastic products.
Antartica to Everest
Liam Suckling is on the grandest of adventures, one that will take him 160,000 kilometres around the globe and – all going well – to the top of the highest mountains of every continent.
Refugee Week 2018: Migrant and refugee students: support is the precondition to learning
A Melbourne primary school's focus on ensuring its migrant students feel that they belong has resulted in a valuable learning tool.
Music city: charting the history of Melbourne pop and rock
The rich history of Melbourne pop music is being documented – along with the cultural conditions that gave rise to it.
Making sense of what is going on in the world, with a guiding hand from Marcel Gauchet
All the framework used to make sense of the world's problems no longer seems to account for what we experience today.
PhD Candidate, School of Biological Science
Alice De Jonge
Law and Tax Expert
Professor, Centre for Religious Studies
Graeme Davison AO
Emeritus Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow
Professor of International Relations and Director, of the Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Lecturer, School of Physics and Astronomy
Professor of Linguistics
Associate and Deputy Director of Monash GPS (Gender, Peace and Security).
Research officer at BehaviourWorks, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Margaret Gardner AO
President and Vice-Chancellor, Monash University
Professor of Human Genetics, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Malaysia
Senior Lecturer, School of Languages, Cultures, Literatures and Linguistics
Managing Director, Australian Consumer and Retail Studies, Monash Business School
Director of Learning and Teaching, and Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Associate Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Associate Professor, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Professor of Chemistry Education, Faculty of Science
Dean, Faculty of Engineering
Research Fellow, BehaviourWorks Australia, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Professor of Econometrics and Business Statistics, Monash Malaysia
Lecturer, Faculty of Education
Director, Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, and Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
Associate Professor, NHMRC Fellow and Clinical Neuropsychologist
Head of Gambling and Social Determinants