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 invention captures Earth's chemical reactions
(Phys.org) —Researchers have found a new way to study chemical reactions that occur deep in the Earth's crust.
How teeth explain the tree of life
Clues contained in mice teeth have allowed scientists to reconstruct evolutionary history in the laboratory.
Enhanced international cooperation needed in Antarctica, scientists say
Countries need to work together to ensure Antarctic research continues and key questions on the region are answered, researchers say.
Social connections keep workers on board
Contrary to popular belief, new research suggests that some employees adapt well to pressures caused by changes in the workplace.
Catching a gravitational wave
(Phys.org) —When Albert Einstein proposed the existence of gravitational waves as part of his theory of relativity, he set in train a pursuit for knowledge that continues nearly a century later.
Gold shapes up as new-age sensor
(Phys.org) —A wearable pressure sensor that is both highly sensitive and cheap to produce could aid the development of prosthetic skin, touch-on flexible displays and energy harvesting, as well as changing the way vital ...
Evolution in rainforest flies points to climate change survival
Scientists believe some tropical species may be able to evolve and adapt to the effects of climate change.
'Clever' DNA may help bacteria survive
(Phys.org) —Scientists have discovered that bacteria can reshape their DNA to survive dehydration.
Infrared light puts malaria to the test
(Phys.org) —Scientists have patented a new way to detect one of the most common and deadly diseases in the world.
Small isolated populations pose a threat to new dolphin species
Victoria's iconic new dolphin species, the Burrunan dolphin, is at risk due to its small and isolated populations, according to the first study investigating the dolphin's population using DNA.