Greening up the health sector
Work is under way on how to best teach our future health workforce about environmental sustainability and its impacts.
The ethics of experimental vaccines
Deliberately infecting people with a disease-causing agent as part of medical research can be ethically acceptable, and even necessary.
For the greater good?
Sometimes, improving public health can mean infringing on people’s rights and compromising their interests.
A self-defeating success story
A global program in which mosquitoes are implanted with a common bacteria is preventing the spread of viruses such as dengue, Zika and chikungunya – and could help tens of millions of people.
Sleepwalking towards an antibiotic apocalypse
Despite dire warnings of a looming antibiotic resistance crisis, the issue has failed to capture the public imagination.
Delivering Impact - In Brief
Over coming decades, Australia’s economic prosperity and wellbeing will depend more and more on our ability to foster and sustain a culture of innovation. Universities will be vital to this endeavour, not only in their role as centres for...
Who determines priorities in funding medical research?
Is medical research is already adequately funded? AAPExpected cuts in health and medical research in the May Federal budget have led to a predicable backlash from vested interests. We are informed that any cuts will detrimentally affect standards of...
Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery
Lecturer, Sustainable Development Education
Adjunct lecturer, Nutrition Dietetics & Food
Senior Lecturer, Rural Health
Associate Professor of Sociology
Professor, Monash Bioethics Centre
Professor and Director, World Mosquito Program
Professor of Sociology