Tales of neglect
The aged care royal commission's interim report paints a picture of a system in deep crisis. Its recommendations for action have some merit, but won't address what are underlying systemic problems.
Build it and they will (hopefully) come
Can Indonesia solve the problems of overcrowded Jakarta by building a new capital on the island of Borneo?
The right size matters
There are sneaky, under-the-radar home renovation remedies that could help solve our cities' housing crises.
From fields of green to a '20-minute city'
With Melbourne’s population continuing to boom, urban planners and academics have a vision for the city to become a network of connected communities where people will be able to walk or cycle to amenities.
Why Melbourne is Australia’s coolest city
Progressive music policies and innovative branding have made Melbourne the true leader of Australia's music scene.
Safe in a city of light?
Very bright and overlit city spaces do not always translate to young women feeling safe in urban spaces, new research shows.
Footpaths are a valuable space for everyday social activity and urban life, but their role is often overlooked in planning urban and public spaces.
The hunger pains
Putting food on the table is increasingly becoming a middle-class problem for many families.
Learning from London
As Melbourne's population continues to grow, building more roads isn't the answer to its transport woes.
Crowd-mapping gender inequality in the city
Uncovering real experiences of gender in public places, from sports facilities to public transport, community services and infrastructure, to simply walking down the street.
Giving and growing
Philanthropy is now viewed as a way of creating communities of people with a shared goal of bringing positive, practical change to the world.
Monash drives sustainable development initiatives
From energy storage solutions and smart urban planning, to ensuring a steady food supply in a world of climate change, Monash researchers and industry experts offer insights.
The case for the makers
Creative manufacturing is surviving in urban areas, but the redevelopment of inner-city industrial zones threatens its existence.
For the greater good?
Sometimes, improving public health can mean infringing on people’s rights and compromising their interests.
How to make our cities safer for women
Australia has guidelines for designing safe parks, but the stories of many women show these are not enough. We must involve women in co-designing these shared public spaces.
Where to now for Melbourne City Council?
Melbourne’s defective city democracy is on show again with an election for lord mayor following the forced resignation of Robert Doyle.
Revived? Tullamarine airport and Monash rail links
The long-touted links to Tullamarine and Monash have again been revived, but questions remain over the plans.
The pounding heart of a music city
The rich history of Melbourne pop music is being documented – along with the cultural conditions that gave rise to it.
Moving forward by going back to the swamp
The proposed redevelopment of the Arden-Macaulay site as part of Melbourne Metro presents an opportunity to return to the area's watery origins.
The human connection
Professor Maude E. Phipps' work in human genetics at Monash Malaysia extends to her advocacy of bioethics education and research programs in Asia, and gender equity in STEMM.
Episode 2: Is our future sustainable?
What does research tell us we need to do to preserve our way of life? In this 10 min documentary, leading academics and industry thought-leaders provide their insight.
RISE: Changing lives among the urban poor
A five-year, Monash-led project RISE aims to bring clean water and sanitation to impoverished urban communities.
Lecturer, Department of Architecture
Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of Undergraduate Journalism in the School of Media, Film and Journalism
Professor, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Senior Research Fellow, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Professor of Architecture
Professor of Chemistry
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
Associate Professor, Architecture
Lecturer, Architecture and Urban Design
Professor of Human Genetics, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Malaysia
Co-Director of the Monash Centre for Atomically Thin Materials
Associate Professor, Department of Architecture and Director of the XYX Lab
Professor, Department of Architecture, MADA
Associate professor and deputy director of the Centre of Social and Population Research
Director of Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Professor of Plant Sciences
Associate Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Associate Professor, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Dean of Monash Art, Design & Architecture
Lecturer, Nutrition Dietetics & Food
PhD Candidate, Department of Architecture
Head, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine
Professor, Transport Engineering
Professor, Monash Bioethics Centre