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

Mate, will she be right? Monash academics say it’s time to reconsider class in Australia

March 14, 2018

Associate Professor Tony Moore and colleagues take a closer look at the state of class in Australia and academia's responsibility to analyse it.

March 14, 2018

Monash PhD researcher looks into police legitimacy in the City of Monash Allegra Schermuly, a former perioperative nurse from the UK, decided that a change was imminent after 20

Gender equality and violent extremism in North Africa: UN funding for a new research agenda at GPS

February 26, 2018

Monash Gender, Peace and Security (GPS) Centre has won a competitive UN bid worth approximately AUD $1 million to establish a new research agenda in five North African

Measuring consciousness: a philosophical approach to the science of consciousness

February 25, 2018

What kinds of brain activity are evidence for consciousness? How might you use tools like neuroimaging or EEG to justify ascribing consciousness to brain-damage patients? These are

Data, probes and sensors: Professor Mark Andrejevic explains the Sensor Society

February 19, 2018

Incoming Monash lecturer Mark Andrejevic explains his work with the Sensor Society, and the role that data plays within our lives today.

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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