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Monash secures $1.2 million for ARC projects

Innovative world-leading research and strong engagement with industry has helped Monash University secure funding in the latest Australian Research Council (ARC) grants for Linkage Projects.

Industry & partnerships

Science and engineering child's play, but vital for Australia's future

Professor Marilyn Fleer will lead Australia's largest study into play-based education, designed to develop the next generation of STEM minds.

Learning & teaching

Bateman trumps class field to win the MPC Student Journalist of the Year

Monash University journalism student Peter Bateman has trumped a class field of entrants to win the Melbourne Press Club’s 2018 Student Journalist of the Year award.

University news

Australia's not so paw-fect energy future

Australia’s trend towards “humanising” their pets has the potential to impact energy demands and usage between now and 2050, researchers at Monash University have found.

Engineering & technology
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Designing future cities: using technology to put people first

The challenge of providing appropriate care to an ageing population means the rate of technological innovation needs to be stepped up, and software engineering needs to put people first.

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Image-based abuse: the disturbing phenomenon of the 'deep fake'

The popularity of face-swapping software has resulted in the disturbing trend of 'deep fakes' that can be used for nefarious purposes.

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Fearless Girl should provide the spark to inspire more female engineers

The message of empowerment and equality needs to be widely embraced in the engineering profession.

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Busting the gender stereotype of what a scientist 'looks like'

Times have changed, but the gendered stereotype that scientists are predominantly serious, professional, white men is one that persists.

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