Research with impact
Monash is a leading global research-intensive university, delivering research excellence with impact to make a positive difference for people and the planet.
We are dedicated to investigating how the fabric of our planet can be sustained by improving the quality of air, water and biodiversity.
Our researchers investigate how international security worldwide can be strengthened in a time where conflicts, political and digital disruption are prevalent.
Work with us
Start your research career with us, partner with us or donate to research to help support Monash with accelerating its global impact.
What we offer
Monash gives our researchers and partners access to unique opportunities and support through platforms, global programs, funding, mentoring and world-class expertise.
Research platforms and infrastructure
Discover the possibilities and search our capability finder to see how open access technology can support your research at Monash.
You'll gain committed research and career development support as a Monash researcher, through our programs and initiatives.
Grants and funding support
We have a strong history of funding success and support our researchers with obtaining government grants including from the ARC and NHMRC so they can advance their research impact.
Our research impact
From the world's first successful IVF to breakthroughs in green energy technology, our groundbreaking research has been transforming lives and driving innovation for over 60 years.
Monash is home to Australia’s largest network of RNA researchers and developed the first Australian COVID-19 mRNA vaccine candidate. mRNA research will lead to the rapid development of life-saving vaccines and therapeutic treatments for infectious diseases and cancers.
Monash Centre for Gender, Peace and Security
Monash’s Gender, Peace and Security Centre is focused on world-leading research on the gender dynamics of violent extremism and terrorism. The Centre is the only research centre specifically focused on the Women, Peace and Security agenda in the Indo-Pacific region.
Victorian Heart Institute
The Monash Victorian Heart Institute explores novel approaches to solving cardiovascular problems by collaborating with a world class research and innovative community outside the boundaries of health and medicine.
Securing Antarctica’s Environmental Future (SAEF)
SAEF is an Australian Government funded research initiative dedicated to the conservation of the Antarctic, led by Monash University Professor Steven Chown. With over 30 institutional partners and $46m invested so far, SAEF is delivering advanced science to strengthen Antarctic biodiversity, and is already shaping global climate change policy programs.
(Photo: A/Prof Mark Stevens / South Australia Museum)
What sets us apart?
Learn about the technology precinct, our collaborative research centres and institutes and our ability to connect the right people together to enable innovative discoveries.
The Monash Technology Precinct
Connecting change-makers, innovators and enterprises to catalyse technological growth.
Centres and Institutes
Enabling innovative discoveries through Monash's highly equipped, collaborative centres and institutes.
Monash research portfolio View
The Research Portfolio at Monash University is led by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Rebekah Brown (pictured right), with the aim to:
- consistently build upon the strength, networks and scale of Monash’s international research
- grow enduring partnerships with industry, government, philanthropists, NGOs and other organisations that showcases the University as a research powerhouse with the outcomes and reputation for world-leading research.
The portfolio advances institutional excellence and research performance with a particular focus on national, competitive, government, and industry funding, while proactively responding to the evolving global landscape of higher education.
It is responsible for the development and implementation of Monash’s research infrastructure strategy, including the investment in and provision of leading-edge infrastructure to support the University’s strong research community.
- Professor Rebekah Brown, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Senior Vice-President
- Professor Mike Ryan, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)
- Professor Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training)
- Professor Jacek Jasieniak, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)
- Kirsten Emes, Chief of Staff to Professor Rebekah Brown
- Paul Sabo, Director, Research Engagement and Impact
- Matthew French, Director, Research Missions and Global Impact
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ARC centre to solve complex industrial problems through optimisation
Monash University celebrates the launch of an Australian Research Council (ARC) centre aimed at transforming industries through increased uptake of trusted and leading optimisation technologies.
Monash receives $41m in NHMRC Ideas Grants
Monash University has received $41 million across 37 critical and life-changing projects in the latest round of NHMRC Ideas Grants, announced today.
Over $22m for Monash University researchers in ARC Discovery Projects
Monash University researchers have received $22.58 million in Australian Research Council Discovery Project funding that will support 46 research projects from a wide range of disciplines.
The Australian names Monash top research institution
Monash University has been named Australia’s top research institution by The Australian in its annual list of the country’s top researchers and research universities.
Monash AI expert honoured by Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
Monash University’s leading artificial intelligence researcher and Faculty of Information Technology Dean Professor Ann Nicholson has been elected as a fellow of the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE).