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.

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Scientists find key to miscarriages in blood clotting disorder

Monash University researchers have potentially shed light on why women with the rare autoimmune disorder Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) are prone to successive pregnancy losses.

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 faced by the agriculture sector.

27 November 2017

Bacterial viruses found to interact with human cells, study finds

International research co-authored by a Monash biologist has shown for the first time that bacterial viruses (bacteriophages) directly interact with the cells of the human body.

Science

Nature’s best friend, too. Dogs used to sniff out rare species

A new study has found that dogs can greatly aid conservation efforts in finding rare species by smelling out their poo.

Science 27 November 2017

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.

24 November 2017
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