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.

Facts and figures

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

    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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