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Monash University to spearhead life-saving research at Australia’s first dedicated heart hospital

Monash University today welcomed the news that the Victoria State Government has delivered on its promise to fund Australia’s first standalone, dedicated heart hospital, the Victorian Heart Hospital, to be based at Monash’s Clayton

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Window of opportunity for buildings to power themselves

Monash University researchers are moving us closer to a world where the buildings we live in generate their own energy.

Engineering & technology
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Nuclear technology unlocks 50-million-year-old time capsules

A scientific analysis of fossilised tree resin has caused a rethink of Australia’s prehistoric ecosystem, and could pave the way to recovering more preserved palaeobiological artefacts from the time of dinosaurs or prehistoric mammals.

Science
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Suite of Monash papers shed light on decade-long stem cell mystery

A series of studies led by Monash University researcher Associate Professor Jose Polo have this week shed light on vital, yet previously unclear, aspects of cell reprogramming.

Medicine & health

A glimpse into farms of the future

A first-of-its-kind ag-tech facility will be established in Melbourne’s’ southeast with the vision to innovate new smart farming techniques including automated harvesting and driverless vehicles in response to the growing challenges

Materials engineer wins prestigious Batterham Medal

Accomplished materials engineer Professor Nick Birbilis has been honoured with the 2017 Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) Batterham Medal.

Dr Carl Grodach to lead Monash University’s Art Design and Architecture new Master of Urban Planning and Design

Researcher and educator Dr Carl Grodach has been selected as Foundation Head of Monash University’s new Master of Urban Planning and Design course.

Design & architecture

Hub launched to enhance Australia’s industries

Monash University today launched a research hub that aims to enhance productiveness and competiveness of Australian industries, particularly those in the supply chain from raw materials to manufacturing.