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.
Research breakthrough on the question of life expectancy
Why do we grow old and what can we do to stop it? This is the question asked by many, but it appears that we are now closer to an answer thanks to new research published by Monash University researcher Dr Damian Dowling.
Mount Etna's mystery explained?
Internationally renowned geophysicist Dr Wouter Schellart has developed the first dynamic model to explain the mystery of the largest and most fascinating volcano in Europe, Mount Etna.
A love game: Fish courtship more complex than thought
Monash University researchers have discovered that male Australian desert goby fish are surprisingly strategic when it comes to courtship, adapting their tactics depending on the frequency of their contact with females.
Swiss Army Knife teeth secret to seal's success
Biologists have shown how an advanced set of teeth give Antarctic leopard seals the biological tools to feast on prey of all sizes, from penguins to tiny krill.
Supported accommodation with a SmILE
A worldwide study into best practice accommodation design for people living with an acquired brain or spinal cord injury has been released today.
An answer to another of life's big questions
(PhysOrg.com) -- Monash University biochemists have found a critical piece in the evolutionary puzzle that explains how life on Earth evolved millions of centuries ago.
Elusive protein may lead the fight against inflammatory disease
A husband and wife research team from Melbourne, Australia, have identified a protein that may be a key therapy for many inflammatory diseases, including those affecting premature babies.
Buildings may soon be able to generate their own electricity from roofs, walls, windows – even benchtops – that come with in-built solar power capabilities.
Justice delayed is justice denied
The Australian Centre for Justice Innovation (ACJI) at Monash University has released a new background report on the issue of timeliness in the justice system.
Scaly-tailed possum re-discovered in Kimberley
An endemic mammal has been re-discovered in the eastern Kimberley, almost a century after its last recorded sighting.