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Monash Arts academics win two places in ABC Radio National’s Top 5 Humanities and Social Sciences Media Residencies

In an extraordinary coup for Monash Arts, Dr Ruth Morgan and Dr Barbara Barbosa Neves have been named as recipients of ABC Radio National’s 2019 Top 5 Humanities and Social Sciences Media Residencies.

Faculty 15 July, 2019

Monash Arts grad Tess Guthrie leads change in not-for-profit sector

Equal parts philosopher, musician and the future of tech, Tess Guthrie is the definition of a multifaceted modern powerhouse. After graduating from Monash University with majors in philosophy and pure maths, Tess created her own data analytics

Faculty 5 July, 2019

Monash appoints Rebecca Forgasz to new role at Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation

Monash University is pleased to announce the appointment of Monash alumna and former director and CEO of the Jewish Museum of Australia, Rebecca Forgasz, as Associate Professor (Practice) in Community Engagement and Intercultural Communication at

Faculty 28 June, 2019
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Infecting healthy people in vaccine research can be ethical and necessary

Human challenge studies can be useful to test new vaccines and are increasingly being used internationally. Yet there are several ethical issues to consider.

Centre for Human Bioethics 28 June, 2019
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Monash Arts grad Brodie Turner transforms thesis into action

In May, Brodie delivered a presentation for Victoria’s Creative State Summit, leading a workshop informed by the findings of his master’s thesis.

Faculty 19 June, 2019
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Three in one: Monash Arts capitalises on value of interdisciplinary study

In 2020, Monash Arts strengthens its commitment to interdisciplinary learning by launching its Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics. Developed by the faculty’s world-renowned academics, this innovative program is designed for deep

Faculty 12 June, 2019

Music students learn Indigenous songs for Reconciliation Week

In 2019, the Year of Indigenous Languages, the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music dedicated one of their leading ensembles, the Gospel Choir, to the task of learning and performing songs written in four different Australian Aboriginal languages.

Faculty 31 May, 2019
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Dr Jennifer Anderson wins the 2018 Faculty of Arts Prize for best thesis

‘I started conceiving of my PhD thesis in 2002,’ says Dr Jennifer Anderson, recent PhD graduate in Literary and Cultural Studies. ‘It insisted on me. I had to do it.’

Faculty 24 May, 2019
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Women’s safety to the fore as Dr Andrea Baker leads conversation for change

When it comes to the issue of women’s safety in artistic and urban areas, Dr Andrea Baker, Monash Arts’ Senior Lecturer in Journalism, pulls no punches. ‘I want to speak honestly about the barriers, and to tear them down,’

Faculty 21 May, 2019