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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

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

A fine line between pleasure and weight gain

Monash University research shows that the size of your brain's pleasure sensors could contribute to obesity later in life.

Science

Aussie schools get pass mark from public...but plenty of suggestions for improvement

Australians think their schools are doing pretty well, findings in a new national survey by Monash University show.

Learning & teaching

Monash plants seeds to improve farming practices

Monash University engineers are working with Australian farmers to help them improve irrigation practices by using autonomous drone technology.

Engineering & technology

Meat beefs up men's sexual motivation: study

New research by Monash University shows the humble cut of red meat could help men achieve their dating goals.

Business

Behaviour of social media fanatics similar to drug users, gamblers

A new study into social media has raised awareness about the hidden mental health traps affecting young users online.

Medicine & health

Australians are happy with high-tech schools...but some concerns remain

While the Australian public is supportive of technology in the classroom, some parents still have concerns, according to a new national survey by Monash University.

Learning & teaching