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 killer dinosaurs of south-eastern Australia
(Phys.org) -- At least seven different killer dinosaurs once lived in what is now south-eastern Australia, a new study has found.
Global change puts plankton under threat
Changes in the oceans chemistry, as a result of increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels, threaten marine plankton to a greater extent than previously thought, according to new research.
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.
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.
A power hungry generation
Few generations have been as dependent on electricity as Gen Y, however new research has found the energy conservation message might not be getting through.
New volcanos found in Victoria
Geologists have discovered three previously unrecorded volcanoes in volcanically active southeast Australia.
Keeping tabs on Skynet
(PhysOrg.com) -- In line with the predictions of science fiction, computers are getting smarter. Now, scientists are on the way to devising a test to ascertain how close Artificial Intelligence (AI) is coming to matching ...
Wishbones give insight into prehistoric flight
(Phys.org) -- A new study comparing birds wishbones has found prehistoric birds that disappeared 65 million years ago may have employed different flight styles to their modern-day counterparts.
Keeping older drivers on the road is the test
In the past fortnight in Melbourne there have been four high profile traffic accidents involving older drivers. Inevitably there have been calls for mandatory testing for older drivers.
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.