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MonLEE is available for booking by staff members, graduate students, and visitors of Monash Business School. You can use the facilities to conduct research in experimental economics, as well as class-room experiments in units offered by the School.
All first-time users must read the information described below, and submit the registration form to acknowledge that you agree to accept these terms and conditions when using MonLEE for research and teaching activities.
MonLEE is available for booking from 8.00am–8.00pm, Monday through Friday.
The hours between 10.00am–6.00pm are designated as regular hours.
The hours between 8–10am and 6–8pm are designated as early and late hours.
Booking of the lab can be done via MonLEE recruitment portal. The booking will be processed on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Forbookings more than two weeks in advance, a user is restricted to no more than 10 regular hours and 8 late/early hours for a particular week.
Visitors can make reservation no more than two weeks in advance and for no more than 6 regular hours a week. Any additional need can be considered according to the demand for the space.
Important: When there is severe capacity constraint, please do not book the lab during regular hours for testing programs. When you choose the time slots of experiments, please bear in mind the potential impact on other users.
When booking a slot, please make sure to allow at least a 30 minute window between sessions, especially if your session is right after another session. This is to allow the time to prepare and clean up* after a session ends. Note that the time you book on SONA will be the same time shown to the subjects. For example, if one books a slot from 11.00am to12.30pm, subjects will also see the same and assume the session will start at 11.00am and finish by 12.30pm. Anyone who wants to book a session right after this one should not start earlier than1.00pm.
The lab should be left in good condition after a session. All rubbish should be taken out (including rubbish left by subjects), pens, instructions, etc., and desks kept clean. Software or programs should be shut down in all computers.
Yes. Unit instructors may book the lab for conducting classroom economic experiments in units offered by the School. However, this should be a class that requires certain software, such as z-tree, that is not provided by other computer labs on campus. Special cases should be discussed with the lab director.
The booking restrictions stipulated above do not apply for bookings for teaching purpose. Instructors can book the lab for classroom economic experiments 18 weeks in advance for up to 2 hours per week. If additional time is needed, the instructor should contact the lab director before the beginning of the semester for further assistance.
MonLEE also hosts visits from High Schools. For such visits, a faculty host can book the lab 24 weeks in advance for up to 5 hours per week. If additional time is needed, the faculty host should contact the lab director for further assistance.
A user will need a Monash ID to access the lab. For more information, please contact the lab manager.
The lab is equipped with the software z-tree. However, z-tree requires that every individual researcher obtains his or her own personal license. A pre-condition for conducting experiments using the z-tree software installed at MonLEE is that the user has obtained this license from z-tree, and it is the responsibility of the user to satisfy this licensing requirement prior to using the facilities at MonLEE.
All the users are required to obtain all necessary ethics approvals.
Monash staff must have obtained appropriate ethics clearance from the Monash Human Ethics Office before conducting experiments at MonLEE.
Visitors who intend to use the lab must submit proof of ethics clearance from their home institutions together with their registration form and supporting statement from the sponsoring faculty.