Research

Research

It’s a certain drive to question the answers and go beyond convention that makes research at Monash different. We believe that great research, when properly applied, can lead to lasting and positive change in the world.

Latest research

Monash health research asks where women keep their smartphones

A new Monash University study that will inform cancer research has found that 15 per cent of women carry their smartphone tucked into their bra.

Father’s diet impacts on son’s ability to reproduce: study finds

Father and son

New research involving Monash University biologists has debunked the view that males just pass on genetic material and not much else to their offspring. Instead, it found a father’s diet can affect their son’s ability to out-compete a rival's sperm after mating.

Science

Worm gene could be key to developing obesity treatment

Monash University and Danish researchers have discovered a gene in worms that could help break the cycle of overeating and under-exercising that can lead to obesity.

Medicine & health

Monash University wins up to A$18m funding to advance intelligence analysis

Monash University has been chosen for a multi-million dollar research contract aimed at enhancing the performance of the US intelligence community.  Systems using artificial intelligence (AI) will refine reasoning and outcomes, with the potential to inform leadership and policy making.

Engineering & technology
Drug immune complexes

Unearthing immune responses to common drugs

Australian researchers, including a team from Monash University, are a step closer to understanding immune sensitivities to well-known, and commonly prescribed, medications.

Medicine & health
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