Research strengths

Our research departments

Monash attracts some of the leading experts in the field of Information Technology and Computer Science. Researchers at Monash IT enjoy a collaborative, cross-disciplinary environment in which to solve problems and explore the potential for technology to positively disrupt our world.

‘Above world standard’ across every category in Information and Computing Sciences.

State of Australian University Research 2018-19: ERA National Report

  • 200+ IT for social good projects

  • Largest research group of data scientists in the southern hemisphere

  • Home to a global top 10 human-centred computing research group

Our research expertise is strategically structured into three departments that align with our areas of focus.

Research Themes

In addition, Monash is also at the forefront of cross-disciplinary research into the application of information technology in the real world.

Research partnership


Monash has a strong, ongoing partnership with Data61, Australia’s largest organisations dedicated to ICT research. Through this, we offer a world-class PhD experience to candidates working in data-related disciplines.

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