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.
The molecules that tell you how to grow a backbone
Growing the right number of vertebrae in the right places is an important job – and scientists have found the molecules that act like 'theatre directors' for vertebrae genes in mice: telling them how much or how little ...
Researchers collaborate to solve global sustainable development challenges
Leading researchers at Monash University have identified five key principles to facilitate collaboration between biophysical and social scientists to help solve the world's urgent sustainability problems. They have also ...
Research sets new record for generation of fuels from sunlight
Researchers at Monash University have designed a solar fuel generating device that has established a new record in energy efficiency for the production of solar fuels.
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 most singular nano-imaging technique (Update)
Just as proteins are one of the basic building blocks of biology, nanoparticles can serve as the basic building blocks for next generation materials. In keeping with this parallel between biology and nanotechnology, a proven ...
Fishy parents distinguish friend from foe
With intruders lurking everywhere, the volcanic crater lakes of Nicaragua can be a dangerous place to raise a family, especially if you're a fish.
Scientists peer into the nanoverse
Using state of the art technology, researchers at the Monash Centre for Electron Microscopy (MCEM) have developed new methods which allow tiny displacements of atoms to be witnessed and measured.
New platform to encourage social interaction
A Monash University Masters student has developed a new platform to encourage social interaction among children. The prototype is an interactive environment that assists children to conquer fear during social communication.
Some shark species more likely to die during fisheries capture than others
A team of researchers from Monash University, in collaboration with Flinders University has, for the first time, investigated how varied breathing modes of different shark species affect the chances of shark and ray death ...
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.