Wednesday, 10 July 2019

SCS/MHTP PhD Student Showcase Symposium

You are invited to attend the 2019 Showcase Symposium to be held on Thursday, 29 August 2019 in Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, MHTP Translational Research Facility (TRF). Poster Presentations will be held from 11.00am - 12.45pm and Oral Presentations from 1.00pm - 4.30pm (includes presentation of certificates)

2019 VESKI Victoria Prize for Science, Knowledge & Innovation - NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Nominations for the 2019 Victoria Prize for Science, Knowledge & Innovation (VESKI) are NOW OPEN and close 2:00pm (AEST) on Wednesday 17 July.  Additional information may be found on Research Professional here.

Are you interested in learning more about anti-inflammatory eating?

The Monash University Be Active Sleep Eat (BASE) Facility are conducting a study that will investigate the effects of following an anti-inflammatory diet for four weeks on inflammatory and other chronic disease risk markers.

Postgraduate Publications Award (PPA) Round 3/2019

Applications for PPA Round 3/2019 are now open and will close on Monday 1 July 2019. The students who will be submitting their thesis between 1 July - 30 September are eligible for this round. Recipients of PPA will receive a stipend for a maximum of 8 weeks whilst under examination.

Diabetes Week

Diabetes is a growing concern in Australia - currently affecting two million people. Recent data shows that 280 Australians develop diabetes every day, that’s one person every five minutes!

Are you interested in recruiting HDR students?

Please find below details of our forthcoming Student Open Day event for prospective Hons, Masters and PhD students.

Date: Monday, 26 August 2019
Time: 5.30pm-7.00pm
Location: Monash University, Main Dining Room, 21 Chancellors Walk, Campus Centre, Clayton

Monash Health HREC & SSA Coordinator

Monash Health are recruiting an additional team member for their expanding Research Support Services team. The role is HREC & SSA Coordinator, 0.8 EFT.

Tell us your story

Do you have a latest news story to share with us about your research? Have you received a grant or award? If so, the SCS communications team would like to hear from you.

NHMRC: 2020 Application Dates for major schemes

Following feedback from the sector, the NHMRC has set the open, minimum data and close dates for Investigator Grants, Synergy Grants, Clinical Trial & Cohort Study (CTCS) Grants, and Ideas Grants. The good news? There will be no grants to write over the Christmas period!

2019 ECR Symposium


The Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences (FMNHS) will be holding our biennial Early Career Researcher (ECR) Symposium on Monday 28 October 2019 at the Pavilion, Monash University Caulfield campus.  

Update to NHMRC Direct Research Cost Guidelines

NHMRC Direct Research Costs (DRC) guidelines have been revised to align with NHMRC’s new grant program and provide guidance on expenditure of NHMRC funds. This document is available for download from the following link.

SCS Staff Meeting

The next SCS staff meeting will be held on Friday 19 July in Seminar Room 1, Translational Research Facility (Level 2).  Lunch will be served at 12 noon with the meeting commencing at 12.20pm

Biosafety Module 2 available online


Biosafety Module 2 is now available online through myDevelopment. The Module is designed as a curriculum with two components – the course content and a short test. The content will need to be reviewed before the test can be attempted.

Publications for 2nd July 2019

Geriatricians' attitudes towards voluntary assisted dying: A Survey of Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine members.
Munday T et al published in Australasian Journal on Ageing

Prevalence of diabetes and pre-diabetes in rural Tehri Garhwal, India: influence of diagnostic method.
Anderson P et al published in BMC Public Health

Amnion Epithelial Cells Promote Lung Repair via Lipoxin A<sub>4</sub>.
Tan J L et al published in Stem Cells Translational Medicine