Arts Research

Our research asks these questions: What forces shape our lives? What makes for a rich and meaningful existence? How can we change things for the better?


Our research addresses important local and global issues, advancing our understanding of the world. We aim for excellence in innovative, creative, scholarly research.


Our Focus Program Initiative invests in areas of research excellence to accelerate areas of research priority.


Our projects with government, organisations, communities and industry benefit both our partners and the world around us. Our research makes a difference.

Research with impact

Dr James Roffee newly appointed to VIC Government’s LGBTI Taskforce Justice Working Group

January 15, 2018

Dr James Roffee has been appointed to the Victorian Government's LGBTI Taskforce Justice Working Group, helping to make a more inclusive Victoria a reality.

January 2, 2018

Members of the Philosophy Department have won approximately $75,000 for a new critical thinking project for marginalised youth, as part of the Social Cohesion Research

Finally, police are taking family violence as seriously as terrorism

December 19, 2017

A new Victoria Police strategy represents a major milestone in the evolving police approach to family violence. AAP/Joe Castro   This article was written by Monash Gender and

Gender, equality and family violence prevention: interview with Professor JaneMaree Maher

December 18, 2017

If 80% of violence by adolescents is by sons against their mothers - what does this tell us about gender and equality and the prevention of family violence? As part of Monash Arts

Public Event: Keeping Perpetrators in View: How do we see the ‘Web of Accountability’?

December 14, 2017

About: The event will feature a panel of international perpetrator and family violence experts who will examine the cultural and policy shifts in this area as well as the progress

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Engagement is a main ambition of the Faculty of Arts. Engagement can take many forms. Partnerships can be formed in surprising ways. If you have an idea for a possible project, want inspiration for how we can collaborate, or just want to hear more about what we can offer, don’t hesitate to contact us. Our business development team is always ready and we will endeavour to get back to you within 24 hours.

Contact us

Arts Research Business Development Office:

Phone: +613 9905 8547
Fax: +613 9905 1497
Location: 3rd Floor West, Menzies Building,
Monash University, Clayton campus

More information: About Monash Arts Research