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.
3D printed anatomy to mark a new era for medical training
The creators of a unique kit containing anatomical body parts produced by 3D printing say it will revolutionise medical education and training, especially in countries where cadaver use is problematical.
Evolution of Himalayan flowers sheds light on climate change
Flower colour in some parts of the world, including the Himalayas, has evolved to attract bees as pollinators, research has shown for the first time.
Mouse to elephant? Just wait 24 million generations
Scientists have for the first time measured how fast large-scale evolution can occur in mammals, showing it takes 24 million generations for a mouse-sized animal to evolve to the size of an elephant.
Tracking Chinese aid to Africa
Is a fancy new school in an African government official's hometown a coincidence, or evidence of systematic favouritism in the distribution of aid?
Minimising drag to maximise results
One of the most exciting parts of the Tour de France for spectators is the tactical vying for spots in the breakaway group at the front of the pack.
'Soft' approach leads to revolutionary energy storage
Monash University researchers have brought next generation energy storage closer with an engineering first - a graphene-based device that is compact, yet lasts as long as a conventional battery.
Graphite + water = the future of energy storage
A combination of two ordinary materials graphite and water could produce energy storage systems that perform on par with lithium ion batteries, but recharge in a matter of seconds and have an almost indefinite ...
Anti-tank missile detector joins the fight against malaria
(Phys.org) —State-of-the-art military hardware could soon fight malaria, one of the most deadly diseases on the planet.
'Poisoning' corrosion brings stainless magnesium closer
(Phys.org) —In a discovery that could have major implications for the aerospace, automotive and electronics industries, scientists have found a way to dramatically reduce the corrosion rate of lightweight wonder metal magnesium: ...
Tempting people to move for work takes more than dollars
(Phys.org) —Sufficient financial inducements are one way of encouraging people to move to regional Australia for jobs, but other factors also play a part, according to a new report.