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.

Spotlight on COVID-19

Now more than ever, the world depends on researchers and scientists to solve what has become the defining global emergency of our time. Monash researchers are responding to the immediate complex global challenges arising from the pandemic, as well as long-term multidisciplinary solutions across health, economics, policy, technology, environment and society.

More about Monash research

Explore the exciting, groundbreaking research work our faculties are undertaking and learn how you can be part of the Monash research community.

Learn more about Monash University's research priorities (PDF, 3.77 MB)

Latest research

Monash University news

Monash awarded over $1m for research in Australian history and culture

Research projects into alcohol consumption during COVID-19, understanding Australian slang, Indigenous knowledge of trees and diversity in the jazz community have received ARC funding.

Research 14 October 2020

Monash scores top 50 place in science world rankings

Monash University news

Monash has entered the global top 50 universities for scientific research, rising eight places to 45 in the NTU Ranking 2020.

University news 13 October 2020

Genetic risk factors identified for prostate cancer

Multiple new genetic risk factors discovered that make men susceptible to aggressive prostate cancer that will contribute to future prevention of the disease.

Research 12 October 2020

Act now on wildfires, global climate change, human health, study says

Immediate actions are needed to limit the greenhouse gas emissions that are driving climate change that helps fuel wildfires.

Medicine & health 10 October 2020
Monash University news

Lab grown tumour model could improve ovarian cancer treatments

A global research team has created a 3D tumour model that could lead to an improved understanding and treatment of ovarian cancer.

Engineering & technology 7 October 2020
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