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Monash University, Faculty of Medicine

Region: Victoria Country: Australia

About The University
Fundamental principles of social inclusion underpin all health professions in all environments - clinical, research and educational. By upholding these values we help our staff and students to reach their full potential.

We aim to show leadership in applying the University's policies by supporting staff and students with disabilities, promoting equal opportunity for women in the workplace, and fostering diversity and equity of access for students entering the faculty. We welcome students from around the world and from a range of socioeconomic backgrounds, a cultural diversity that greatly enriches our faculty.

Monash University promotes a safe and healthy work environment through its policies and programs and the work of its committees (visit the full list of policies, programs, committee structures and drafts of new policies at the homepage of the The Social Inclusion Committee of the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences was established in 2010 to replace the Equity and Diversity Committee. Its new name reflects the current structure and values of University committees. The faculty's Social Inclusion Committee is chaired by Associate Professor Robin Bell - Deputy Director of the Women's Health Program and Associate Dean (Clinical, Allied and Public Health). It also includes representatives from faculty schools, and from among academic staff, general staff, and postgraduate and undergraduate students.

The School of Nursing and Midwifery offers high quality tertiary degrees in a vibrant and supportive learning environment to prepare students for a rewarding career in healthcare.

The School offers courses across three campuses - Clayton, Gippsland and the Peninsula - as well as through off-campus learning. These include undergraduate (single and double-degrees), postgraduate courses, and PhD studies. The School is also reintroducing Honours degrees from 2011.

Programs, developed in collaboration with the School's professional partners, are responsive to the needs of the nursing and midwifery industry and engaging for students.

The School's popular postgraduate courses prepare students for advanced general and specialist practice and can be tailored to suit individual career aspirations. Academic staff enjoy an international research profile in areas such as education in nursing, palliative care, mental health, emergency care, midwifery and paediatrics.

The School has recently expanded to Monash University's Clayton campus with the introduction of two new postgraduate programs, and will continue to grow and establish new programs to meet the developing needs of the healthcare industry.

Research Information

Research excellence in nursing at Monash University, School of Nursing and Midwifery is centred on key areas of established expertise and the development of new and emerging practice areas.

Our research teams are actively supported by local and internationally renowned researchers, academics, administration staff and student researchers from nursing and associated disciplines. Many research projects are conducted in collaboration with industry partners from health services and a range of other organisations and individuals.

The School of Rural Health comprises academic, clinical, technical, and administrative and clerical staff across the Gippsland Medical School, four Regional Clinical Schools, the Department of Rural and Indigenous Health (MUDRIH) and Offices of Head of School. Program areas include research, undergraduate studies and postgraduate studies.

School of Biomedical Sciences

Our talented scientists conduct research in: cancer, cardiovascular disease, developmental biology, drug design, infectious diseases, neuroscience, obesity, stem cells and immunology, and structural biology. In 2009, they published 502 publications and secured $45.0 million of income from national and international granting agencies.

The School spans several buildings on the Monash Clayton campus, part of the Monash Biosciences Precinct. This includes three new research buildings. This landmark development has allowed improvement and expansion of research facilities for our staff, providing state-of-the-art infrastructure.

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Address: Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia


61 3 9905 4301

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