Research

BOb Submission to Inquiry on Migration Review Processes Associated with Visa Cancellations Made on Criminal Grounds

The Federal Government recently announced an inquiry into the visa cancellation review process for those who have their visa cancelled under s501 of the Migration Act – refusal or cancellation of a visa on character grounds. Rebecca Powell and Leanne Weber from the Border Crossing Observatory drafted a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on…

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Community sentiments and perceptions of Victoria Police

Monash PhD researcher looks into police legitimacy in the City of Monash Allegra Schermuly, a former perioperative nurse from the UK, decided that a change was imminent after 20 years of nursing and enrolled in a Diploma of Liberal Arts at Chisholm TAFE in Frankston, later enrolling in a Bachelor of Arts at Monash, with…

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Gender equality and violent extremism in North Africa: UN funding for a new research agenda at GPS

Monash Gender, Peace and Security (GPS) Centre has won a competitive UN bid worth approximately AUD $1 million to establish a new research agenda in five North African countries (Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria) on the gendered dynamics of violent extremism (VE) in North Africa including gender analysis of extremist recruitment and mobilization, impacts of violent extremism and terrorism, and…

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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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