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

Understanding how HIV evades the immune system

Monash University and Cardiff University researchers have come a step further in understanding how the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) evades the immune system.

Medicine & health

Gastric band surgery significantly reduces health risks in overweight people with diabetes: study finds

Gastric band 2

A long-term study by Monash University researchers – the first of its kind – has found that gastric band surgery has significant benefits for moderately overweight people with type 2 diabetes. Previous studies have focused on obese people.

Medicine & health

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

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
Roger Pocock

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
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