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 Herb Feith Indonesian Engagement Centre established

August 14, 2018

The Monash Herb Feith Indonesian Engagement Centre will be a dynamic and contemporary platform for Monash researchers engaging with Indonesia. It will deliver a vibrant schools

August 6, 2018

Two Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships have been secured by Monash Arts researchers in philosophy and Indigenous studies this year, following Tuesday's

Ukraine and the World at the Matheson Library

August 1, 2018

The Library hosted an international conference about the politics and culture of Ukraine at the Sir Louis Matheson Library from 12-14 July 2018. The conference brought together

Bioethics, infectious diseases and the battle between good and evil

July 31, 2018

Forty-two years after its first appearance, Ebola virus disease had again returned to Africa.

PhD student in Music wins Arts Faculty Three Minute Thesis competition

July 30, 2018

PhD student at the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Ian Parsons recently won the Arts Faculty Three-Minute-Thesis competition for his pitch of a Lacanian analysis of Karlheinz

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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