Research

Research

It’s a certain drive to question the answers and go beyond convention that makes research at Monash different. We believe that great research, when properly applied, can lead to lasting and positive change in the world.

Latest research

Breakthrough could lead to better drugs to tackle diabetes and obesity

Breakthrough research at Monash University has shown how different areas of major diabetes and obesity drug targets can be ‘activated’, guiding better treatment of diseases.

Medicine & health 22 February 2018

Monash study reveals how kidney disease happens

Monash researchers have solved a mystery, revealing how certain immune cells work together to instigate autoimmune kidney disease.

Medicine & health 21 February 2018

From lab to industry, Monash-linked start up attracts $7M investment

Drug discovery research at Monash has underpinned a new spin out company to develop therapies for metabolic syndrome and other diseases.

University news 20 February 2018

New futuristic testing ground for energy sector

The Monash Grid Innovation Hub will foster a collaborative industry partnership towards a secure, affordable, smart, reliable and environmentally responsible energy sector.

Engineering & technology
Alex Reichenbach (Monash PhD student) and Associate Professor Zane Andrews

The end of yo-yo dieting? Monash researchers uncover brain switch that controls fat burning

Scientists have discovered a molecular switch in the brain that regulates fat burning – and could provide a way to control weight gain following dieting.

Medicine & health
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