Monday, 10 September 2018

2018 SCS 3MT presentation: Adrienne Grech

Adrienne Grech, PhD candidate at School of clinical Sciences at Monash Health discusses her research on novel approaches to treat cognitive issues such as learning and memory problems associated with schizophrenia.

Monash neonatologist recognised internationally

Professor Arvind Sehgal
Congratulations to Monash University's Professor Arvind Sehgal on his appointment to the Society for Pediatric Research, American Academy of Pediatrics Student Research and House Officer Awards Selection Committee. 

New recipe book for athletes and health professionals managing gastrointestinal disturbances

A new e-recipe book, Using Food as Medicine: Exercise and the Gut has been released by Monash University’s Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food.

NHMRC New Funding Program - information session 12 September

Saraid Billiards, Scientific Outreach Director of NHMRC, will present to us about some of the decision making with regard to the new NHMRC funding program, including submission dates, some of the eligibility criteria and assessment decisions. 

Wednesday 12 September, 3pm
16 Rainforest Walk, S4 Lecture Theatre, Clayton

Victorian Medical Research Acceleration Fund (Round 3) - CALL FOR EOI APPLICATIONS

Round 3 of the Victorian Medical Research Acceleration Fund will provide two tiers of funding, $500,000 and $100,000, matched dollar for dollar, for the translation of early stage health and medical research into health and economic outcomes.

Nominate to participate in NHMRC peer review panels for 2019

Researchers are invited to self-nominate to be considered for appointment to NHMRC expert review panels. ‘How to’ instructions within RGMS are available here.

NHMRC Investigator grant support - register your EOI

The NHMRC Investigator grants will close on 6 February 2019. This year, SCS (including the Hudson) were the most successful school in the Faculty on a percentage success basis.  SCS and the Faculty will provide support for all applicants again this year, but to do this we need to know who will be applying.


Abstract submission is open for the 2018 SOBR Student Symposium. We highly encourage you to submit an abstract, whether you're a first timer, or a symposium veteran.

Publications week ending 7 September 2018

Elective replacement of intravenous cannula in neonates-a randomised trial. Atul Malhotra et al. published in the European Journal of Pediatrics.

Planned private homebirth in Victoria 2000–2015: a retrospective cohort study of Victorian perinatal data. Miranda Davies-Tuck et al. published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth.

The NACSTOP trial: A multi‐center, cluster‐controlled trial of early cessation of acetylcysteine in acetaminophen overdose. Anselm Wong et al. published in Hepatology.

Occupational Health and Safety Conference and Vice Chancellor’s Award for Exceptional Contribution to OHS

The biennial Monash University Occupational Health and Safety Conference is being held this year on Wednesday, 24 October 2018The Conference is open to all staff and students, and there is no charge for attendance. All attendees will have an opportunity to win a selection of prizes.

Rainbow Lanyards for SCS staff and students

Rainbow lanyards are a visible symbol of support for LGBTIQ+ members of the Monash community and convey the strong message that Monash University celebrates diversity and supports inclusion.

92 year old survives stroke thanks to Monash doctors

Ronil Chandra and Monash stroke team mentioned on Channel 7 news.  Story HERE.