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Australia Brazil exchange on preventing family violence

The Australian Embassy in Brazil is funding an exchange of family violence experts. The first phase of the project, taking place in June 2019, involves five leading gender and family violence prevention scholars traveling to Brazil to engage in a

15 May, 2019

An evidence-based approach to regional migrant settlement

Resettling migrants in regional Australia has become a focus of the federal government’s new population plan. Research by the Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre and Welcoming Cities has examined the benefits and risks of regional migrant

13 May, 2019

Indonesian Art and Activism

One of Indonesia’s most prolific poster artists, Alit Ambara was a Visiting Fellow of the Herb Feith Indonesian Engagement Centre. In collaboration with the Sir Louis Matheson Library, the Centre co-hosted a series of events featuring him

13 May, 2019
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Interdisciplinary study reveals mechanisms of the conscious mind

Brain research is entering a thrilling new stage, and Monash University is at the fore.

By combining the high-end interdisciplinary approaches from philosophy and neuroscience, Monash’s Dr Noam Gordon and Professor Jakob Hohwy

8 May, 2019
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JSC Semester 1 2019 Round Up

The first semester of 2019 proved a busy one at the Japanese Studies Centre; we welcomed back Dr. Alison Tokita as an adjunct researcher, as well as hearing from both local staff and guest speakers.

We were particular pleased to start out

7 May, 2019
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Monash student films to screen in Federation Square

This June the Melbourne night will light up with Monash student films when they hit the big screen at Federation Square. A selection of the best films made by Film and Screen Studies students over the past number of years will be presented in a

Film and Television 6 May, 2019
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The philosophy of ethics and AI

Katherine Bailey (Natural Language Processing lead within Accenture Australia’s AI and Automation Engineering group) and Oisin Deery (Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Monash University) talk about the ethics of AI and

Philosophy 3 May, 2019
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Turning perception on its head

SOPHIS' Jakob Hohwy and a team of researchers have designed an experiment to show how both old and new information are needed to form perceptions.

Philosophy 3 May, 2019
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Professor Cat Hope announced as Vice President of the Australian Council of Deans and Directors of Creative Arts

Today, the Australian Council of Deans and Directors of Creative Arts (DDCA) welcomes Professor Cat Hope as its newest Vice President.

1 May, 2019