Monash University

Tackling an 'abhorrent' crime

Monash University research into filicide – where a parent kills their child – has been highlighted in a special edition of the prestigious UK journal Child Abuse Review.

dateJun 10, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Human rights report card released

Real freedom, gender-based violence, terrorism laws, and asylum seekers' rights are all considered in a report released today on vital human rights issues in Australia and around the world.

dateApr 28, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Metals go from strength to strength

To the human hand, metal feels hard, but at the nanoscale it is surprisingly malleable. Push a lump of metal with brute force through a right-angle mould or die, and while it might look much the same to the ...

dateApr 15, 2014 in Materials Science
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Shoppers favour plastic bags

Malaysia's No Plastic Bag Saturday policy has had minimal effect on the amount of plastic waste going to landfills, according to new research.

dateApr 03, 2014 in Environment
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Fires wipe out native wildlife

(Phys.org) —Devastating fires that swept across Victoria and South Australia during last month's heatwave have wreaked havoc on wildlife habitat killing entire populations of threatened native birds, and ...

dateFeb 10, 2014 in Ecology
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