Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Nights weigh on workers

Research by Associate Professor Maxine Bonham from the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food has featured in the Herald Sun. Read the full article here

What's your real health age?

Ever wanted to know how healthy you are on the inside? Well, we’ve teamed up with BUPA to provide Monash staff and students access to an online Health Assessment Tool to tell you just that.

Hazard Alert - Bunsen Burner safety

Bunsen burners can present a fire risk and burn hazard. The open flame burns at a high temperature and can ignite the surrounding materials resulting in serious damage and burns. A gas leak left undetected can pose an explosion risk and can cause damage and injury.

2019 MHTP PhD Showcase Symposium Events

The 2019 MHTP PhD Student Showcase Symposium is taking place this Thursday, 29 August 2019 in the TRF. Attendance by Students, Supervisors and all Staff is welcome as we celebrate the amazing and impactful work of our PhD students.

Cardiovascular disease: Getting to the heart of the matter

The one-size-fits-all approach to how we treat heart disease could be a thing of the past. Professor Stephen Nicholls spoke with the Lens team about the findings of a new co-authored study published in The Lancet which looks at how new therapies will target the disease differently, offering patients a more personalised approach.

Read the full article here

R U OK? seminar series with A/Prof Craig Hassed

Hudson Institute and the Department of Medicine will be hosting their joint seminar series on Thursday, 12 September as part of  R U OK? Day. The seminar will be facilitated by Associate Professor Craig Hassed who will explore mindfulness, caring for others and caring for oneself.

Photocopy audit

The University as a whole has commenced a three month photocopying monitoring audit.  This audit is mandatory under the Copyright Act and the terms of the educational licence held by the University.

Free public forum: Cerebral palsy – a brighter future

The Ritchie Centre is hosting a free public forum on cerebral palsy - a physical disability that affects movement and posture, caused by damage to the developing brain before, during or soon after birth.  CP affects 37,000 Australians.

Women's Health Week - Optimising Women's Nutrition and the Ageing Process

During Women's Health Week (2-6 September), Monash Wellbeing have partnered with Be Active Sleep Eat (BASE) to deliver a presentation on Optimising Women's Nutrition and the Ageing Process.

Publications for 21st August 2019

Sex Differences in Long-Term Quality of Life Among Survivors After Stroke in the INSTRUCT.
Phan H T et al published in Stroke

Hospital organizational context and delivery of evidence-based stroke care: a cross-sectional study.
Andrew N E et al published in Implementation Science

Factors contributing to sex differences in functional outcomes and participation after stroke.
Phan H T et al published in Neurology