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

Joint Seminar: Domestic Homicide and Policy Interventions in the United Kingdom

February 19, 2018

  On 15 February 2018, the School of Social Science’s Gender & Family Violence: New Frameworks in Prevention focus program hosted a joint seminar on domestic homicide

February 11, 2018

The Korean Studies program at Monash University has been awarded a 5-year Core University Grant of up to $1 million (875 million Korean won) by the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS),

World first research into an Australian sandy cay island: interview with Professor Ian McNiven

January 30, 2018

If the Tudulgal could thrive on a small sandy island and become a leading control centre in Australia's Torres Straits, how can these insights help build more resilient and

Monash academic speaks at ‘the greatest literary show on earth’

January 30, 2018

Billed as the ‘greatest literary show on earth’ the Zee Jaipur Literary Festival (JLF) welcomed more than 350,000 visitors in 2017. Those numbers look set to grow in 2018 as

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.

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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