Welcome to Nexus: Monash Social Science, Humanities and Medicine Network

Nexus is a network of scholars across Monash University and beyond working in the social sciences, humanities and medicine. Through meetings, events and digital networking, Nexus builds a lively intellectual community for theory-oriented inquiry into health, illness and biomedicine.


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News and Events

  • NEXUS is meeting again on Friday 29th May from 10am – 12pm in Menzies Building, Room N402. Associate Professor Robert Sparrow will be giving a presentation entitled “Ethics, eugenics, and diversity.” ABSTRACT: The idea that a world in which everyone was born “perfect” would be a world in which something valuable was missing often comes up in Read more
  • Professor Lars-Christer Hyden from Linkoping University, Sweden will be visiting Monash in late April 2015. He is collaborating with Renata Kokanovic’s Health in Society Research Network (HiSNet). Professor Hydén is the Director of the Center for Dementia Research (CEDER) at Linköping University. His research primarily concerns the use of language and narrative, especially in the area Read more
  • The first meeting of NEXUS members for 2015 will be held on Friday 27th March, 10am – 12pm in the Menzies Building, room N402, at Clayton. There will be a brief discussion about NEXUS and upcoming events throughout the year. The Reading Group Co-Convenor, Axel Fliethmann will be giving a short presentation entitled Media philology Read more