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.
Evolution of Himalayan flowers sheds light on climate change
Flower colour in some parts of the world, including the Himalayas, has evolved to attract bees as pollinators, research has shown for the first time.
How the early embryo changes shape
(Phys.org) —In research published today in Nature Cell Biology, scientists from the EMBL Australia research team based at Monash University's Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) have reveal ...
Justice delayed is justice denied
The Australian Centre for Justice Innovation (ACJI) at Monash University has released a new background report on the issue of timeliness in the justice system.
Survey sounds warning on social cohesion
Discrimination is rising and trust in social institutions is declining, according to the 2013 Mapping Social Cohesion Report - Australia's largest survey of social cohesion, immigration and population issues.
'Science fiction' facility pushes research boundaries
A world-leading, room-sized virtual reality environment has been switched on at Monash University, allowing scientists to step inside their research and manipulate ultra high-resolution visualisations of data.
Physical stores remain first choice for shoppers
Bricks and mortar stores remain the primary focus for growth for the year ahead according to a global survey of retail CEOs.
Community in the dark over nickel mine
A vulnerable Indonesian community has been let down by a failing legal system and international human rights mechanisms, according to a new report.
Early burnout puts heat on teacher education
Teachers are at risk of burnout, even during their early career, according to a large-scale study looking at what motivates teachers and why their initial enthusiasm may be unable to be sustained.
Children more distracting to drivers than mobile phones
In a first-of-its-kind study, Monash University researchers have found children are 12 times more distracting to a driver than talking on a mobile phone while at the wheel.
Supported accommodation with a SmILE
A worldwide study into best practice accommodation design for people living with an acquired brain or spinal cord injury has been released today.
Minimising employee uncertainty key challenge for CEOs
In a tough economic environment dominated by increased competition for jobs, minimising uncertainty has become a key challenge for chief executives.
Proteins under the (high-end) microscope
Two new transmission electron microscopes (TEM) will give Monash University researchers unprecedented insights into the structure and function of proteins and contribute to breakthroughs in treating conditions from cancer ...
Cracking bacteria's secrets may lead to new treatments
(Phys.org) —Scientists have found another chink in bacteria's armour, mapping for the first time the structure of a protein that plays an important role helping infection gain a foothold in the body.
'Poisoning' corrosion brings stainless magnesium closer
(Phys.org) —In a discovery that could have major implications for the aerospace, automotive and electronics industries, scientists have found a way to dramatically reduce the corrosion rate of lightweight ...
Ancient artefact gets a good bake
An information technology academic's love of ancient languages and cultures has resulted in the preservation of a 4000 year-old artefact.