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.
Evolutionary capacity of many fruit fly species will lag behind pace of climate change, researchers say
(Phys.org)—Many species of fruit fly lack the ability to adapt effectively to predicted increases in global temperatures and may face extinction in the near future, according to new research.
Small male fish use high aggression strategy
(Phys.org)—In the deserts of central Australia lives a tough little fish known as the desert goby, and a new study is shedding light on the aggressive mating behaviour of smaller nest-holding males.
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.
Innovation puts next-generation solar cells on the horizon
In a world first, a Monash University-led international research team has developed an innovative way to boost the output of the next generation of solar cells.
The magic of the movies - molecules in 4D
(Phys.org) -- Computer simulations of how the body's tiniest building blocks behave are helping scientists to unlock the role of molecules in human diseases.
Researchers develop new advanced scanning transmission electron microscopy technique
(Phys.org) -- A new high-tech method for imaging the electric fields of atoms could lead to advances in areas as diverse as data storage, solar cells and batteries.
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.