In brief


New leader for Monash

Professor Edward Byrne AO will be the eighth vice-chancellor of Monash University.

Did you know...

In 2008 there were 1100 Monash graduates listed in Who's Who in Australia.


Beijing bonds

One hundred and eighteen Monash graduates have celebrated their success with families and friends in Beijing, China.

Under the microscope

Monash University is now home to one of the world's most powerful electron microscopes.


University of first choice

Victorian school leavers have again voted Monash the local university of first choice.

The cost of child abuse

Landmark Monash University research has put a price on the economic and emotional cost of child abuse.


Priority places

Strong demand for registered nurses has seen undergraduate nursing enrolments skyrocket at the Peninsula campus by 38 per cent.

Old school network

More than 12,000 students and researchers have travelled to the University's research and education centre in Prato, Italy.


World-first blood pressure trial

A world-first treatment for high blood pressure has been successfully tested in Melbourne.

Accelerated success

Two new buildings that will stand as beacons to education, innovation and a new generation of students are on track for completion by the end of the year.


Pregnancy and tobacco a smoking gun

Monash University researchers have shown that babies born to a mother who smokes are more likely to be slower to wake or respond to stimulation.