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Christiane and Selby finalists in the student Walkleys

Two of Monash University’s outstanding journalism scholars have been named finalists in the prestigious Walkley Student of the Year award. Christiane Barro, who won last year’s Walkley for Student of the Year, was nominated again for the coveted award and Monash undergraduate journalism student Selby Stewart achived one of three finalist nominations. The other finalist…

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A different Lens: Exposing modern slavery

Our Dean of Arts, Sharon Pickering features in the latest Different Lens on modern Slavery. Slavery isn’t something relegated to the past. It’s happening today, and it’s happening under our noses. About 40.3 million people are currently in some form of modern slavery, such as children in sweatshops, debt bondage, forced marriage, sexual exploitation and human trafficking. It begs the question: how do we stop the exploitation of people?

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High achieving arts students celebrated at Monash Arts Awards 2018

High achieving students from across the Faculty of Arts were celebrated this week at the annual Monash Arts Awards ceremony, showcasing the outstanding academic talent within the faculty, supported by generous donors.

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Monash journalism alumni, students win seven Quill Awards

Monash students and graduates showcased their journalism excellence at the 2017 Quill Awards at Crown on Friday night, winning seven categories. “So many Quills Awards demonstrate the incredible calibre of our students and the opportunities they have to learn practical journalism skills during their studies,” said Monash Media, Film and Journalism’s Head of School Associate Professor Mia Lindgren.

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How women can build a safer world

GPS’s Professor Jacqui True recently co-facilitated an Australian-led dialogue in Indonesia on the theme of building government and civil society partnerships to implement a gender-based approach to combating violent extremism. This article is part of a Monash Lens series to mark International Women’s Day, highlighting the influence Monash women are having in their fields.

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Measuring consciousness: a philosophical approach to the science of consciousness

What kinds of brain activity are evidence for consciousness? How might you use tools like neuroimaging or EEG to justify ascribing consciousness to brain-damage patients? These are just some of the questions that Monash Arts researcher, Professor Tim Bayne is looking into, complimenting scientific and medical understanding of the human brain with his new research…

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Biography of an Australian hero: interview with PhD alum Jan Richardson

In 1946 Aboriginal pastoral workers in the Pilbara staged a daring strike over their unjust and inhumane working and living conditions which became known as the ‘Pilbara Strike’. Don McLeod, a white man with a mining and business background was a key figure in coordinating the strike and working with Aboriginal communities in building their…

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