Episode 13: Impact of Art
We hear from Ali Alizadeh, a literary critic, poet and writer on the philosophy of art, who sees the biggest threat to art as the growing need for it to have function.
Counting the COVID-19 social cost
During this time of massive social upheaval, Monash sociologists explore how various community groups are faring.
In praise of Cremorne
A vision for the treasured Melbourne suburb preserves its heritage while suggesting creative ways forward.
Coronavirus lessons for climate change
Solving climate change would involve only a fraction of the interventions into civic, business and organisational life that we're seeing now.
Future food for thought
There's much more to that 'pond scum' than meets the eye – and we may end up eating it.
Melbourne's wild January weather explained
Hailstorms in summer, and sub-20-degree days closely followed by plus-40-degree days. Is it a harbinger of our changing climate, a response to some major atmospheric unrest, or just a series of unfortunate events?
Episode 8: What's Rightfully Ours
Fear is often a key driver of right wing extremists. In this episode we explore why reaching out to those on the fringes of extremism could help them change direction.
How to help your kids with homework
Now that children are returning to school, homework will follow, but there is a limit to how much help you can give without robbing them of the opportunity to learn for themselves.
Preventing nursing home suicides
Expanding suicide prevention frameworks to include aged care residents, aligning nursing home life with community living, and improving residents' access to mental heath services is a good start.
The greening of Melbourne
The city's rapid growth presents some problems for its urban forest strategy.
A call for action, from Townsville to Tuvalu
A new report says policymakers need to address the impact of environmental changes on health in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.
Digging deeper on the Amazon fires
Some of the claims regarding the blazes need to be put into context. It’s not the number of fires, but rather the cumulative destruction that rightly has the world worried.
What lies beneath
The fires in the Amazon are already a major threat to the environment, and a potentially bigger disaster awaits below the ground. Could we reach the tipping point for climate change?
It was a dark and stormy night ...
New research is investigating the ingredients that lead to thunderstorms to better predict when they might strike.
They were right!
Scientists introduced credible climate change to the world in 1979, but it's taken decades for their message to sink in.
The Beatles and death threats in Japan
When the Fab Four stepped off the plane for their 1966 tour, they were greeted not by screaming fans, but a security detail.
Looking back in wonder
When you look up at the vastness of space you can see hundreds, thousands and even millions of years into the past.
Monash in space
Monash alumni are in the vanguard of the new era of space exploration and space technologies that are supporting a global industry now turning over more than US$450 billion a year.
Shaped by the heat
Yhonnie Scarce’s work has appeared in galleries around the world, including the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art and Venice Biennale. She talks to Monash Life about Australia’s contemporary art scene.
What will Antarctica look like in 2070?
Will the icy wilderness we know today survive, or will it succumb to climate change and human pressure? Our choices over the coming decade will seal its fate.
Ten fun facts about phages
Never heard of bacteriophages? They're the most abundant biological entity on the planet, and play a vital role in keeping us alive.
Assessing Hazelwood's toxic legacy
A comprehensive long-term study is assessing the health impact of the 2014 coal mine fire on nearby communities.
Where microbes go to chill
Think you're tough? In the survival stakes, we humans have nothing over our bacterial companions.
Professor, Japanese Studies
Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences
Professor of climate modelling
Lecturer, School of Physics and Astronomy
Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences
Professor of Chemistry
Artist, Associate Dean, International and Engagement, Director, Monash Art Projects
Senior lecturer, Literary Studies, literary writer and theorist
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Research Fellow, Sociology
Barbara Barbosa Neves
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Professor, Sociology, Associate Dean Enterprise, Arts Faculty
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Lecturer, Architecture and Urban Design
Senior lecturer, Architecture
Director, Climate Change Communication Research Hub
Foo Su Chern
Lecturer, School of Science, Monash University Malaysia
Research Fellow, School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment
Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Relations and Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC)
Lecturer, Early Years, Faculty of Education
Head, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Department of Forensic Medicine
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Department of Architecture
Associate Professor, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Finkel Professor of Global Health and Director of Global and Women’s Health, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Senior Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences
Lecturer, School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment
Emeritus Professor, School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment
Associate Professor, School of Physics and Astronomy
Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Adjunct Lecturer, Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Alfred Hospital
Adjunct Professor, Medicine
Head of National Programs, ClimateWorks
Associate Professor of Geology
Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow, School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment