Shared facilities

Meeting rooms

Meetings rooms are located on each floor of the New Horizons buildings(20 research way). Each of these rooms is bookable via the Monash Google Calendar system. The naming convention for these facilities is as follows: 20 Research Way, Clayton-x-xxx-Meeting Room

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How to book a room via Google Calendar

The meeting rooms in NH are as follows:

Ground floor G04, G16
Level 1 102, 106, 113, 116, 119, 129, 130*, 151, 156
Level 2 203, 208, 217, 222, 234, 237, 239*, 251, 259
Level 3 303, 308, 314, 338, 340*, 315, 355, 359, 365

Note * These rooms are equipped with video conference and presentation systems with dual 46 inch LCD screens. The rooms are fitted with local desktop and blu-ray player, SMART tablet with stylus for interaction / annotation of on-screen content and infra red rearing augmentation. Capacity of rooms 12 people.

CSIRO users can view the room bookings at calendar resources. The following CSIRO staff have access to make bookings for these rooms:

  • Jackie Xavier, phone: 9545 2531
  • Mathew Hill, phone: 9545 2841
  • Xiaoqing Zhang, phone: 9545 2653
  • Phil Casey, phone: 9545 2684
  • Deb Lau, phone: 9545 2830

If not booked, the meeting rooms can be used by any occupant of NH.

Seminar rooms

New Horizons Seminar rooms are available to resident faculties, schools and business units, and their students and affiliates. The calendar below shows the availability of the New Horizons Seminar rooms. Use the drop down arrow on the top left of the calendar to change the date. To change your view of the calendars to either weekly or monthly, use the tabs in the top right corner. The drop down arrow also in the right corner allows you to select the room calendars you wish to view.

Lounge407408 G29 G30

To make a seminar room booking, please contact the following staff within your Organisational Unit.

Organisational UnitContactLocation
Engineering Faculty Office of the Dean eng.dean.pa@monash.edu Building 72 Room 107,
14 Alliance Lane
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering juliann.pavlekovich-smith@monash.edu Building 72, Room 104,
14 Alliance Lane
Material Science and Engineering kris.wirthensohn@monash.edu Building 72, Room 206,
14 Alliance Lane
Civil Engineering civil.ea@monash.edu Building 60, Room 115,
23 College Walk
Chemical Engineering chemeng.hod.ea@monash.edu Building 36 Room 209,
18 Alliance Lane
Electrical and Computer Science Engineering maria.mihalakopoulos@monash.edu Building 72, Room 123,
14 Alliance Lane
School of Physics and Astronomy jean.pettigrew@monash.edu Building 19, Room 143F,
19 Rainforest Walk
Engineering Student Teams and Clubs eng.teamsandclubs@monash.edu Building 72, Room G11,
14 Alliance Lane
(Engineering Student Services Reception)

Summary of seminar rooms with AV capabilities

Location Room No.Capabilities Additional information Normal Seating Capacity Quotient Density (COVID)
Ground Floor G29
Seminar Room
High end video conference and presentation facilities with SINGLE projection screen at front. Presenter podium & floor standing LCD support screen Part of Global Design suite – seminars, teaching and high-end research.
Includes local desktop and Infra-Red hearing augmentation
40 19
Ground Floor G30
Seminar Room
High end video conference and presentation facilities with SINGLE projection screen at front. Presenter podium & floor standing LCD support screen. Lecture recording possible. Part of Global Design suite – seminars, teaching and high-end research.
Includes local desktop and Infra-Red hearing augmentation
40 17
Level 4 4.07
Seminar Room
Video conference and presentation system with dual projectors Includes local desktop, Blu-Ray player SMART tablet with stylus for interaction/annotation of on-screen content. Infra-Red hearing augmentation 22 12
Level 4 4.08
Seminar Room
Extension of audio system from 4.07 into this room when combined Can be joined with 4.07 to serve larger audience 16 12
Level 4 4.10 Collaboration lounge Standard audio visual with dual projection screen at front. Presenter podium & floor standing LCD support screen Only available after 3pm Monday to Friday. Unless by special arrangement. 110 55

About video conferencing equipment

Overview of seminar rooms in New Horizons Building

Breakout spaces

Each floor has a breakout space which is NOT bookable. This area has tea and coffee making facilities and is designed for informal conversations. Students and staff are encouraged to use these facilities when chatting with their colleagues. These facilities must be maintained by those using the rooms.

Collaboration lounge

A large staff room is located on the 4th floor of the building. The room is available to all New Horizons occupants throughout the day, however may be booked for events after 3pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm on weekends or by special arrangement outside of these hours.

Tea, coffee and milk supplies for the lounge are replenished on a weekly basis. The lounge is also equipped with the usual lunchtime facilities. Users of the lounge are responsible for the daily maintenance of the facility.

For all enquiries regarding bookings for the Collaboration Lounge can be directed to your Organisational Unit administrator as listed above.

BBQ booking

BBQ on the 4th floor roof top available to be booked for cooking purposes whenever this is required.
Use maybe restricted to roof top due to lounge booking.

BBQ booking form

Parenting Room

There is a Parenting Room on Level 2 (Room 248) equipped with a sink, fridge, electrical powerpoints, a nursing chair, change table and limited children’s equipment. It is only accessible with swipe card or fob access.

Temporary and Ongoing access to Level 2 in order to access the Parenting Room is available:

Temporary access for event organisers

If you are hosting a meeting or event in New Horizons, please offer the Parenting Room to your attendees and delegates. A fob with access to Level 2 can be borrowed from the Engineering Reception at the ground floor of 14 Alliance Lane (Building 72).

Temporary access for visitors

If you are attending New Horizons as a guest for an event or function, ask your event organiser to borrow a fob on your behalf, so you can access Level 2.

Ongoing access

Monash staff and students can arrange access to the Parenting Room by completing the standard access request process, starting with the Online Induction.

Please note that staff and students are not required to obtain their manager’s approval on the access request form. Requests for the Parenting Room can list either Ian Wheeler or Stelios Konstantinidis  as the Academic Supervisor. To respect your privacy, your supervisor will not be advised that you have requested access to the Parenting Room. In this case, please note on the form that you are requesting access to the Parenting Room only.