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.
Barack Obama, Twitter, and the 'intimization' of politics
2012's been quite a year for tweeters. First we had the Twitter Olympics. Now, Barack Obama's first impulse, on hearing of his re-election as President of the United States, was to tweet out thanks to the American electorate; ...
Adopting a better attitude towards shelter dogs
A new study is shedding light on why many shelter dogs are unable to find new homes in Australia, despite their popularity as companion animals.
Australia: More migrants than economic sense
The Gillard Government's immigration policy is out of sync with the current economic climate, causing many Australians to compete with migrants in the struggle to find work, according to new research.
Light metals shape the future of flight
Deep within the labyrinth of Monash University's Clayton campus in Melbourne is a metallurgy laboratory so significant in what it is doing that it has attracted some of the biggest companies in the global aerospace industry ...
Bad news for women in media
Gender bias and sexual harassment against female journalists are still systemic problems in Australian newsrooms, according to new research.
Studying soil ecological processes in the name of a sustainable environment
For most of us it's just dirt, but for ecologists soil is the key to meeting some of the most daunting challenges facing our planet.
Why do cyclists run red lights?
Almost 40 per cent of cyclists have reported committing red light infringements, but fines should only be part of the strategy to improve safety, according to new research.
For productivity, engage a white collar contractor
Independent contractors are a committed workforce that understands the value of time and avoid distractions, according to new research.
PEGylated dendrimers: a novel mechanism of drug delivery
Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Science (MIPS) researchers, in collaboration with the biotechnology company Starpharma Holdings Ltd have developed a new method to deliver medications that may benefit thousands of patients ...
Shipwreck to give up its history
The secrets of the deep will be uncovered when archaeologists excavate a significant colonial shipwreck in Victoria's Port Phillip Bay later this month.