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.
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.
Graphene reinvents the future
For many scientists, the discovery of one-atom-thick sheets of graphene is hugely significant, something with the potential to affect just about every aspect of human activity and endeavour.
Copper shines as flexible conductor
Bend them, stretch them, twist them, fold them: modern materials that are light, flexible and highly conductive have extraordinary technological potential, whether as artificial skin or electronic paper.
Step closer to birth of the Sun
Researchers are a step closer to understanding the birth of the sun.
Enhanced international cooperation needed in Antarctica, scientists say
Countries need to work together to ensure Antarctic research continues and key questions on the region are answered, researchers say.
New invention captures Earth's chemical reactions
(Phys.org) —Researchers have found a new way to study chemical reactions that occur deep in the Earth's crust.
Surprise discovery could see graphene used to improve health
(Phys.org) —A chance discovery about the 'wonder material' graphene – already exciting scientists because of its potential uses in electronics, energy storage and energy generation – takes it a step ...