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

Monash ethnomusicology Adjunct Research Fellow wins major award

December 12, 2017

Dr Salvatore Rossano, an adjunct research fellow in ethnomusicology and musicology in the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, has been awarded the 2018 National Folk Fellowship.

December 11, 2017

Dr Bree Carlton accepted the Allen Austin Bartholomew Award 2017 at the ANZSOC annual conference in Canberra last week on behalf of herself and Associate Professor Marie Segrave.

Launch of Australian-first mental health study and guidelines by Monash T&I researchers and VIC government

December 6, 2017

Australian-first guidelines for specialist interpreters working in mental health settings, Mental Health Interpreting Guidelines for Interpreters, were launched at Eastern Health

Why Victoria Needs to Rethink the Abolition of Defensive Homicide

December 1, 2017

Monash Criminology’s Madeleine Ulbrick and Dr Asher Flynn, along with Deakin Criminology’s Dr Danielle Tyson, have published a piece in the Conversation outlining why Victoria

The power in making “0.1 to 100”: interview with Dr Xin Gu

November 30, 2017

Dr Xin Gu of our School of Media, Film & Journalism, is leading an ARC Discovery international research project: Urban Cultural Policy and the Changing Dynamics of Cultural

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Engage with us

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