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.
Graphene reinvents the future
For many scientists, the discovery of one-atom-thick sheets of graphene is hugely significant, something with the potential to affect just about every aspect of human activity and endeavour.
New thermocell could harvest 'waste heat'
(Phys.org) —Harvesting waste heat from power stations and even vehicle exhaust pipes could soon provide a valuable supply of electricity.
Australia can get to zero carbon emissions, and grow the economy
Today more than 120 world leaders are gathered in New York for the Climate Leaders' Summit. With global emissions continuing to rise, it is easy to be pessimistic.
Researchers solves Gold Coast light rail noise issues
Lessons learned through Monash University research into the reduction of wheel squeal noise of trains in Hong Kong has assisted the GoldLinQ consortium to resolve noise problems with the new Gold Coast light rail (GCLR) passenger ...
Spectrum imaging used to measure atom concentrations at atomic resolution
The ability to locate and count small numbers of impurity atoms could lead to advances in modern electronics and optical fiber communication networks.
Protected areas proven to protect biodiversity
Protected areas conserve biodiversity and more action is needed to ensure safeguards are in place to protect these areas, researchers say.
Scientists solve a sticky problem
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have uncovered how an ulcer causing stomach bacteria, that has been linked to gastric cancer, sticks to and infects the lining of the stomach and gut.
Graphene films—highly resistant to damage—could protect metals in harsh environments
(Phys.org)—A coating so thin it's invisible to the human eye has been shown to make copper nearly 100 times more resistant to corrosion, creating tremendous potential for metal protection even in harsh environments.
Night-time brilliance lights up political patronage
In some countries, a region that can lay claim to being the birthplace of a country's political leader is likely to get preferential treatment – bias that shines out when the intensity of night lights is compared with that ...
How the early embryo changes shape
(Phys.org) —In research published today in Nature Cell Biology, scientists from the EMBL Australia research team based at Monash University's Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) have revealed new insights ...