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.
Night driving restriction reduces young driver crashes
Restricting teenagers from driving unsupervised at night, and introducing strict penalties and other licensing requirements, could reduce crashes significantly, according to research.
Protein discovery fuels re-design of mosquito-based malaria vaccine
A promising type of vaccine designed to eradicate malaria by blocking parasite transmission could be a step closer, as a result of experts uncovering new information about the targeted protein.
A new way of teaching maths in schools
A study has looked at a new way of teaching mathematics in primary and secondary school classrooms, and its ability to enhance learning.
3-D printed anatomy kit is now available
A unique kit containing anatomical body parts produced by 3D printing is now available for medical students to use worldwide.
Lower-level qualifications deserve more attention
Many lower-level vocational education and training (VET) qualifications meet industry and social needs and should not be overlooked in skilling and social policy developments, according to a recent report.
The origins and future of Lake Eyre and the Murray-Darling Basin
Geoscientists have, for the first time, discovered the origins of Australia's two largest basins: Lake Eyre and the Murray-Darling Basin. The research also implies that in 30 million years' time both basins ...
Gene required for plant growth at warmer temperatures discovered
Researchers have discovered a new gene that enables plants to regulate their growth in different temperatures.
Chipless tracker could transform barcode industry
Barcodes on packaged goods could soon be a thing of the past with the rapid expansion of chipless tags, and Monash University researchers are at the forefront of developing this technology.
Onus on employers to improve productivity, say experts
Government needs to look beyond strikes and other forms of industrial action and address the causes of workplace conflict, say workplace relations experts in a submission to the Productivity Commission inquiry.
Agricultural contaminant impacts fish reproductive behaviour
A common growth-promoting hormone used worldwide in the cattle industry has been found to affect the sexual behaviours of fish at a very low concentration in waterways – with potentially serious ecological ...
Magnetic material attracts attention for cancer therapy
An extraordinary self-regulating heating effect that can be achieved in a particular type of magnetic material may open the doors to a new strategy for hyperthermia cancer treatment.
Digestive brilliance of breast milk unravelled
Scientists have discovered that human breast milk forms into highly organized structures during digestion in the body.
Wikipedia use—nothing to be ashamed about
Academics and students alike should be making better use of Wikipedia, a major study of digital technology use in Higher Education has recommended.
Actions and beliefs behind climate change stance
Strategies for building support for climate change mitigation policies should go beyond attempts to improve the public's understanding of science according to new research.
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.