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.
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.
Global youth reshape the boundaries
Young people living in an internet-connected world are reshaping cultural boundaries, locally and globally.
Splitting water to create renewable energy simpler than first thought?
(PhysOrg.com) -- An international team, of scientists, led by a team at Monash University has found the key to the hydrogen economy could come from a very simple mineral, commonly seen as a black stain on rocks.
Universe's not-so-missing mass
(PhysOrg.com) -- A Monash student has made a breakthrough in the field of astrophysics, discovering what has until now been described as the Universe's 'missing mass'. Amelia Fraser-McKelvie, working within a team at the ...
Being rewarded for loyalty is important
(Phys.org) —Consumers are continuing to sign up for loyalty programs even when they're unsure of the benefits, according to new research.
After millennia of mining, copper nowhere near 'peak'
New research shows that existing copper resources can sustain increasing world-wide demand for at least a century, meaning social and environmental concerns could be the most important restrictions on future copper production.