Research strengths

Our research departments

Monash attracts leading researchers in Information Technology and Computer Science. Driving over 200 social good projects, our researchers 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

  • World-leading software engineering and cybersecurity pioneers

  • 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

Monash is also at the forefront of cross-disciplinary research that applies information technology to address our world’s most pressing challenges.

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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