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New parents hold keys to public transport future

First-time parents are ditching public transport and buying cars, contributing to more congestion in and around Melbourne, new Monash University shows.

Engineering & technology

X-ray mapping enhances potential of lightweight magnesium

A world-first study by Monash University has discovered a technique for creating stronger, lightweight magnesium alloys that could improve structural integrity in the automobile and aerospace industries.

Engineering & technology

Monash projects awarded $2.6 million to detect and prevent dementia

Identifying middle-aged people at risk of developing dementia, and finding ways to prevent or delay its onset, is the aim of a new Monash University trial about to get underway.

Research

Sour grapes: Prosecco decision could impact EU trade with Australia

As the EU takes steps to protect Italian wine producers from international competition, Monash University research shows Prosecco is a grape variety and should not be considered a geographical indication.

Law

New vegetation map to help Victoria manage bushfires and floods

Monash University researchers have developed Australia's first high-resolution vegetation map, focused on the state of Victoria.

Engineering & technology

Letting go of gadgets: Psychological tendencies behind product disposal

Monash University research shows consumers tend to keep unwanted electronic devices in their homes rather than have them disposed.

Business

Over-exposed: Monash and Federal Police launch lab to tackle abhorrent material

Monash and the Australian Federal Police launch new initiative to help officers cope with abhorrent content as part of investigations.

Engineering & technology

Consumers splash cash with ethical mind and heart

Consumers today prefer - and are prepared to pay more for - products that use sustainable or recycled materials, new research by Monash Business School reveals.

Business

Cloudy with a chance of news: Communicating climate one year on

Melburnians have been gaining better insight into historical climate trends and data over the past 12 months through a Monash University and Victorian state government initiative.

Arts & culture