International Studies student Shannon Kay is currently working first-hand in Istanbul, Turkey, which as of February … Continue reading Curtailing unemployment and division in Istanbul with International Studies
In October 2016, acclaimed Professor Stephen Hawking warned against the rapid development of artificial intelligence, … Continue reading Killer Robots: Professor Robert Sparrow
Professor Michael Selgelid is the Director of the Monash Bioethics Centre (formerly named Centre for … Continue reading Global Bioethics: A conversation with Professor Michael Selgelid
We spend one third of our lives asleep, but few of us clearly remember what we … Continue reading Sleep, more complicated than you’d think
Gwyn McClelland, Monash University Today, Martin Scorsese’s Silence will have its premiere at the Vatican, … Continue reading Scorsese’s Silence and the Catholic connection to the atomic bomb
Monash academic and leading scholar in the field of cross-cultural history Professor Bain Attwood presented the 2016 … Continue reading Professor Bain Attwood gives Returning Harvard Lecture
Andrew Markus, Monash University There is no shortage of expert commentary on current shifts in … Continue reading Australians more alarmed about state of politics than impact of migration and minorities, survey finds
Tim Verhoeven, Monash University It is often remarked that Americans will elect almost anyone except … Continue reading Religion and the US election: does faith matter anymore?
Andrew Markus, Monash University The broad finding of the Scanlon Foundation’s latest survey of Australian … Continue reading Migrants from Africa bear brunt of discrimination but remain positive, survey finds
The Zika virus has been a concern for 2016 Olympics in Rio, Professor Michael Selgelid considers the complex ethical issues such viruses present.
Monash recently hosted the 16th Symposium of the International Association of Women Philosophers (IAPh), the first … Continue reading Symposium brings together women philosophers
Monash University academics are well represented at the Melbourne Writers Festival, a two-week celebration of … Continue reading Strong Monash line-up at the Melbourne Writers Festival
Nick Fischer, Monash University Donald Trump is now the Republican nominee for president of the … Continue reading How gross inequality and crushed hopes have fed the rise of Donald Trump
3MT is an academic competition that sees graduate research students from across Australia and the … Continue reading Congratulations to Evie Kendal, winner of the 2016 Faculty of Arts 3-Minute Thesis Competition
We recently chatted to Monash Historian, Dr Kathleen Neal. Kathleen discussed her first career as … Continue reading Medieval history and finding what you love: A conversation with Monash Historian Kathleen Neal
Monash History’s Dr Adam Clulow was awarded the 2016 W.K. Hancock Prize at the Australian Historical … Continue reading History’s Adam Clulow awarded 2016 W.K. Hancock Prize
In 2015 Monash Arts/Law alumnus, Stephanie Sprott, did an internship at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former … Continue reading History in practice: Monash Arts graduate interned with International Criminal Tribunal
Paula Michaels, Monash University Is there a difference between calling a woman or a man … Continue reading Memo Steve Price: how ‘hysteria’ has been used to degrade and control women
Monash philosopher Dr Monima Chadha has been awarded the 2016 Annette Baier Prize by the Australasian Association of Philosophy. This prize recognises an outstanding contribution by an Australasian woman philosopher.
It’s been a great week for Monash Historians, as the Australian Historical Association shortlisted three … Continue reading Monash Historians recognised by Australian Historical Association
In May 2016, Professor Christina Twomey attended the preliminary meeting in Helsinki of a new … Continue reading Monash Historian Professor Christina Twomey joins International Coordinating Committee of Historians Without Borders
Monash Historian, Associate Professor Nathalie Nguyen, celebrated the launch of her book, South Vietnamese Soldiers: … Continue reading NCAS historian launches new book on the Vietnam War
by Janet Scarfe, Monash University Five thousand Australian nurses served during the second world war. … Continue reading ‘It makes one feel and realise what a dreadful thing war is’ – a nurse’s story
In 2017 three Monash Philosophy alumni will be associated with Oxford’s Faculty of Philosophy.
by Michael Selgelid and Euzebiusz Jamrozik
Zika has raised alarm bells worldwide, prompting the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) declaration…