Monash Lens

About Author
Through compelling story-telling and expert commentary framed by current affairs, Lens aims to bring into sharp focus the work being undertaken by our research and academic communities and the impact that work is having on a global scale. Monash is a dynamic place of discovery. With more than 8000 academic staff across multiple campuses, including Malaysia, and international partnerships, it is Australia’s largest university. Through industry partnerships and collaboration with government and other organisations many of those discoveries are being translated into innovation that is having an immediate community benefit.

ALL ARTICLES FROM Monash Lens

Relationships
Giving women the power in dating game

Giving women the power in dating game

Women must make the first move, but is that really a step towards equality?

Your Health
The science of food allergy and intolerance testing

The science of food allergy and intolerance testing

If you've ever wondered if you have a food allergy or intolerance, you're not alone.

Wellbeing
What actually works when tackling racism and prejudice?

What actually works when tackling racism and prejudice?

Study looks at testing methods for addressing prejudice in real world situations.

Your Health
Calculating the cost of cleaning the air that we breathe at home

Calculating the cost of cleaning the air that we breathe at home

Air quality has become a major issue in the wake of the pandemic and bushfires.

COVID-19
Why did Sydney's COVID cases fall faster than Melbourne's?

Why did Sydney's COVID cases fall faster than Melbourne's?

Was it luck? Earlier access to vaccinations? Or does climate play a role?

Lifestyle
Researchers link greenery to slower ageing

Researchers link greenery to slower ageing

Researchers show a link between the plant life in a person's life and ageing.

Mental Health
How storytelling is helping us better understand ageing and loneliness

How storytelling is helping us better understand ageing and loneliness

Storytelling is helping thousands of Australians cope with loneliness.

COVID-19
Blueprint for when the next coronavirus strikes - and in which year

Blueprint for when the next coronavirus strikes - and in which year

Something similar to COVID will happen again, says Professor Carl Kirkpatrick.

Health news
The soaps scientists say should be banned

The soaps scientists say should be banned

How COVID hygiene practices are feeding the superbugs.

Technology
Pros and cons of a 'stranger' in the house

Pros and cons of a 'stranger' in the house

Study reveals how smart technology can lift the spirits and ease the daily workload.

Health
The mental health toll of unpaid care

The mental health toll of unpaid care

COVID has magnified the stresses of unpaid care, research finds.

Wellbeing
COVID-19: How to maintain those good routines after lockdown

COVID-19: How to maintain those good routines after lockdown

Time to eliminate bad lockdown habits and reinforce the good ones.

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