Smart machines, numb humans
Will the rise of algorithmic decision-making and AI threaten the essential elements of being human?
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.
The rise of the the 'teacher-influencer'
Social media is increasingly playing a role in teachers' professional lives – but there are downsides.
Banning mobile phones in school may seem sensible, but research and similar moves elsewhere suggest a blanket ban might not be the answer.
Dairy beloved: China's change for the cheddar
China has become the world’s largest dairy importer, with image and health-conscious consumers hungry for high-quality overseas dairy products.
Politicians fuelling the fire
Around the world, populist-nationalist politicians are stoking anti-immigration sentiment through scaremongering.
AI education – only in China? Don't be fooled
We should move beyond Western media reports about the country's "creepy" AI education technologies and look closer to home.
Reality check: EdTech is killing the planet
Despite our reliance on digital technologies in the classroom, there are too few natural resources to produce and sustain them at the levels we expect.
An infectious passion for knowledge
Unable to satisfy her desire to help people through medicine alone, Naba Masad Alfayadh founded a social enterprise that empowers young people through education.
Duty of care empowered by a beautiful idea
Everything about the development of CareMonkey shows that a desire to do good can inspire entrepreneurs with the next big idea. Monash Life speaks with CareMonkey's inventor, Troy Westley.
Students of the future
In Australia, as in the UK, we see considerable public discussion around higher education. More recently we have seen elements of that discussion turn to debate centred on the very heart of a university’s purpose.
A mission to make plastic fantastic
A Dutch design student's idea to repurpose plastics on a small scale has become an initiative that's spawned a growing global community.
Twice around the block
Life has come full circle for Malaysian professor and nation-building advocate Mahendhiran Nair.
Six reasons why AI will never rule in the classroom
Technology is threatening the role of the highly trained teacher, but the lack of human connection means machines will never replace them.
Talent shortage, but mining far from rock bottom
Despite the shrinking pool of mining engineering graduates, the industry is crying out for new talent.
Celebrating women in STEM
Four outstanding senior Monash researchers share their stories of struggle and success in STEMM.
Taking the fight to cyberbullying
In the wake of Amy "Dolly" Everett's suicide, a more proactive, comprehensive approach is needed to tackle youth mental health challenges.
The online tricks that make you buy, buy, buy
Telling people that stocks are low on popular brands triggers purchase impulse.
The toughest workplace in the world
It might seem a grand adventure, but the arduous conditions and isolation send most people packing.
Changing lives among the urban poor
A five-year, Monash-led project RISE aims to bring clean water and sanitation to impoverished urban communities.
Professor, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Chair of the Monash Mining and Resources Advisory Board
Professor of Architecture
Dean, Faculty of Engineering
Giovanni Di Lieto
Lecturer, Faculty of Business and Economics
Professor of Marketing, Monash Business School
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
Associate Professor, Architecture
Professor of Econometrics and Business Statistics, Monash Malaysia
Maria Garcia De La Banda
Professor, Faculty of Information Technology
Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Professor and Head of the School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science
Professor, Faculty of Education
Associate Professor, Department of Management
Director of Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Senior lecturer of marketing, Monash Business School
Associate professor and deputy director of the Centre of Social and Population Research
Associate Professor of Human Geography and Editor-in-Chief of Migration Studies
Margaret Gardner AO
President and Vice-Chancellor, Monash University
Director of Learning and Teaching, and Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering