Graduate Research

(Not) lost in translation: Arts PhD student Adolfo Gentile explores the establishment of an Australian institution

Adolfo Gentile is about to complete his PhD: ‘A policy focused examination of the establishment of the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) in Australia’. NAATI is the body responsible for setting and monitoring the standards for the translating and interpreting profession in Australia. In this interview, Adolfo talks about his long and…

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Public Event: Keeping Perpetrators in View: How do we see the ‘Web of Accountability’?

You can now watch a recording of the ‘Keeping Perpetrators in View: How do we see the ‘Web of Accountability’?’ event and access the presentation slides on our Community Engagement webpage. On 8 February 2018, ANROWS and the Monash University Gender and Family Violence Focus Program hosted a panel event with international perpetrator and family violence experts Professor Amanda Robinson (Cardiff…

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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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Monash Arts PhD candidates co-edit Verge 2017: Chimera

Verge is an annual collection that highlights the best creative writing from Monash University students, and the 2017 edition of Verge, entitled ‘Chimera‘, was co-edited by Monash Arts PhD candidates Aisling Smith, Bonnie Reid and Gavin Yates. This thirteenth edition of Monash’s creative writing annual collects work inspired by the ‘Chimera’ theme: reflecting something desired but always out of…

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Shaping the workforce of the future

Monash Arts will invest $1 million in additional doctoral scholarships for domestic and international students. The purpose of the investment is to encourage research in areas at the frontier of human and technological development. Speaking in Mumbai, India, Dean of Faculty of Arts Professor Sharon Pickering made the announcement at the Indian Institute of Technology…

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World first research into an Australian sandy cay island: interview with Professor Ian McNiven

If the Tudulgal could thrive on a small sandy island and become a leading control centre in Australia’s Torres Straits, how can these insights help build more resilient and sustainable communities around the world? Monash Indigenous Studies Centre Professor Ian McNiven shares news on a new break-through ARC Discovery project underway in collaboration with the Tudulgal and local communities in the north of Australia.

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Monash academic speaks at ‘the greatest literary show on earth’

Billed as the ‘greatest literary show on earth’ the Zee Jaipur Literary Festival (JLF) welcomed more than 350,000 visitors in 2017. Those numbers look set to grow in 2018 as thousands of enthusiasts moved through the Diggi Palace gates to experience the festival. The event showcases a range of voices from India and abroad. This year, one of those voices was Monash Arts academic Dr. Mridula Nath Chakraborty.

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Finally, police are taking family violence as seriously as terrorism

A new Victoria Police strategy represents a major milestone in the evolving police approach to family violence. AAP/Joe Castro   This article was written by Monash Gender and Family Violence key researchers: Jude McCulloch, Professor of Criminology; JaneMaree Maher, Professor, Centre for Women’s Studies & Gender Research, Sociology; Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Senior Lecturer in Criminology; and Sandra Walklate, Professor…

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Gender, equality and family violence prevention: interview with Professor JaneMaree Maher

If 80% of violence by adolescents is by sons against their mothers – what does this tell us about gender and equality and the prevention of family violence? As part of Monash Arts Researchers podcast series, Professor JaneMaree Maher shares her research with Monash’s Gender and Family Violence research team and their recommendations. The projects are playing a key role in the implementation of the recommendations from the world-first Royal Commission into Family Violence as tabled in Victorian parliament in 2016.

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Review: Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme Victoria – Have your say

The Gender and Family Violence team of researchers at Monash University have been contracted by Family Safety Victoria [read the CEO FSV support letter here] to conduct an independent Review of the Information Sharing Scheme and processes of implementation. The first stage of the review is to gather data on information sharing attitudes and practices prior…

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