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.
Minimising drag to maximise results
One of the most exciting parts of the Tour de France for spectators is the tactical vying for spots in the breakaway group at the front of the pack.
Tempting people to move for work takes more than dollars
(Phys.org) —Sufficient financial inducements are one way of encouraging people to move to regional Australia for jobs, but other factors also play a part, according to a new report.
Anti-tank missile detector joins the fight against malaria
(Phys.org) —State-of-the-art military hardware could soon fight malaria, one of the most deadly diseases on the planet.
3D printed anatomy to mark a new era for medical training
The creators of a unique kit containing anatomical body parts produced by 3D printing say it will revolutionise medical education and training, especially in countries where cadaver use is problematical.
Night-time brilliance lights up political patronage
In some countries, a region that can lay claim to being the birthplace of a country's political leader is likely to get preferential treatment – bias that shines out when the intensity of night lights is compared with that ...
Gold shapes up as new-age sensor
(Phys.org) —A wearable pressure sensor that is both highly sensitive and cheap to produce could aid the development of prosthetic skin, touch-on flexible displays and energy harvesting, as well as changing ...
Catching a gravitational wave
(Phys.org) —When Albert Einstein proposed the existence of gravitational waves as part of his theory of relativity, he set in train a pursuit for knowledge that continues nearly a century later.
New volcanos found in Victoria
Geologists have discovered three previously unrecorded volcanoes in volcanically active southeast Australia.
Unlocking milk's formula could save lives, say scientists
(Phys.org) —A new study on the digestion of milk could lead to the development of new formulas for premature babies, weight loss drinks and potentially new drug delivery systems.
Child workers in Vietnam face further exploitation
Vietnamese children as young as 11 are working for up to 18 hours a day in harsh and abusive conditions, often unpaid and denied communication with their families, a study shows.
Global youth reshape the boundaries
Young people living in an internet-connected world are reshaping cultural boundaries, locally and globally.
Tackling an 'abhorrent' crime
Monash University research into filicide – where a parent kills their child – has been highlighted in a special edition of the prestigious UK journal Child Abuse Review.
Aiming to improve the air quality in underground mines
Reducing diesel particulate matter (DPM) exposure to miners in underground coalmines will be a step closer to reality with the awarding of a research grant to engineers from Monash University.
'Clever' DNA may help bacteria survive
(Phys.org) —Scientists have discovered that bacteria can reshape their DNA to survive dehydration.
When it comes to classes, small is better
Small classes, especially in the first four years of school, can have an important and lasting impact on student achievement, a new report shows.