Health and Biofutures

Health and Biofutures

We engage with the scientific, technological and socio-political transformations of human health and the production of human life, building on contemporary currents in academic and applied research to address major public policy questions and challenges in Australia and internationally.

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A study of men’s fatherhood aspirations, expectations, and outcomes

15 February 2018

18 April 2016 – Book Launch

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Monash Health and Biofutures Focus Program invite you to join the authors Alan Petersen, Megan Munsie, Claire Tanner, Casimir McGregor and Jane Brophy, and their guests in celebrating the launch of Stem Cell Tourism and the Political Economy of Hope.

15 February 2018

11 April 2017 – Seminar

The recent rapid growth of the market of ‘anti-ageing treatments’ raises a host of questions for those concerned with the health and welfare of older people. These include: what does it mean to ‘treat’ ageing? If ageing can be ‘treated’, should it—and if not, why not? What can and should be done about regulating the marketing of such products?

15 February 2018

Stem Cell Tourism on Life Matters (Radio National)

Professor Alan Petersen and Associate Professor Megan Munsie (University of Melbourne) recently appeared on Life Matters (Radio National) to discuss their recent research project on the socio-cultural dynamics of stem cell tourism, particularly the factors shaping Australians’ views and expectations of stem cell treatments offered abroad.

15 February 2018
Antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance

Associate Professor Mark Davis sits down with the School of Media, Film and Journalism to discuss a new ARC Discovery Project on antimicrobial resistance. Associate Professor Davis leads an international team researching publics, media and communications on antibiotic resistance.

15 February 2018
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