Monash University was founded in 1958 in Melbourne, Australia as a public university. Monash has over 55,000 students attending classes in the universities eight campuses. Six of the campuses are located in Victoria, Australia, one campus in South Africa and one in Malaysia. The university has a Centre in Prato, Italy. Monash University is a member of the prestigious Group of Eight and ranked in the top 50 of all universities world-wide. The University is noted for its Stem Cell Research and the Monash Science Technology Research and Innovation Precinct, as well as 100 other scientific research centres.
Cool crystals and hot climates
A crystalline structure used by a silkworm virus to protect itself from the elements may provide similar protection for human vaccines in challenging tropical climates and remote regions.
Snapchat-style teacher-to-student feedback gets thumbs up
Using video recordings and maybe even temporary social media apps like Snapchat to give students video feedback on assignments could be more meaningful for learning than the age-old practice of teachers scribbling ...
MRI scans show why politicians' lofty statements can fall on deaf ears
New research published in the Journal of Management confirms that unless political leaders can create a sense of community amongst voters, their inspirational messages are likely to fall on deaf ears.
The devil is in the detail
Researchers have looked at a species of fish to help unravel one of the biggest mysteries in evolutionary biology.
Store remodelling benefits bottom line
Retail sales increase by nearly 50 per cent when shops are upgraded, according to new research.
Social connections keep workers on board
Contrary to popular belief, new research suggests that some employees adapt well to pressures caused by changes in the workplace.
Tracking Chinese aid to Africa
Is a fancy new school in an African government official's hometown a coincidence, or evidence of systematic favouritism in the distribution of aid?
A modern water conundrum
A project that unites civil engineering and the social sciences is showing how developing countries can benefit from tailored solutions rather than an unthinking uptake of advanced technology.
Artificial Photosynthesis: Creating fuel from sunlight
Researchers have made significant progress towards developing a process of Artificial Photosynthesis (AP) that could replace the use of fossil fuels in the future.
New tool makes tracking research impact easier
A database template that tracks the impact of research is now available free of charge to organisations that need to measure the true reach of their work.
Science brings reason to duels over resources
Wars have been foretold in future scenarios where climate change and population pressures over-stress shared river resources. Scientists believe they can rewrite this grim prophecy.
Small isolated populations pose a threat to new dolphin species
Victoria's iconic new dolphin species, the Burrunan dolphin, is at risk due to its small and isolated populations, according to the first study investigating the dolphin's population using DNA.
Researchers solves Gold Coast light rail noise issues
Lessons learned through Monash University research into the reduction of wheel squeal noise of trains in Hong Kong has assisted the GoldLinQ consortium to resolve noise problems with the new Gold Coast light ...
Australia can get to zero carbon emissions, and grow the economy
Today more than 120 world leaders are gathered in New York for the Climate Leaders' Summit. With global emissions continuing to rise, it is easy to be pessimistic. ...
Protected areas proven to protect biodiversity
Protected areas conserve biodiversity and more action is needed to ensure safeguards are in place to protect these areas, researchers say.