About us

About us

The Faculty of Science at Monash University is at the forefront of innovation and discovery in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and earth, atmospheric and environmental sciences.

As one of the premier Science faculties in Australia and in the world, Monash Science has an outstanding reputation for both teaching and research.

Monash Science is ranked the best university in Australia for Chemistry. *

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings has ranked our Schools of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy within the top 100.

And our academics’ high-impact research has contributed to Monash University’s Number 1 ranking in the prestigious Nature Index.

* Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2015, QS World Rankings 2017

  • Energy and materials
  • Genetics, genomics and health
  • Environmental change and adaptation
  • Evolution of the Earth and Universe
  • Solutions for a big data world
  • Synthesis for function
  • Mathematical networks, space, and symmetry
  • New ways of seeing and understanding the world