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There are opportunities coming at you every moment of the day, and the biggest problem you have is deciding which one of those opportunities you're going to pursue.

- Professor Jon Whittle, Dean,
Faculty of Information Technology

IT underpins everything. So it’s no surprise that Monash has dedicated a whole faculty just to teaching and learning IT. In fact, we’re the only university in the prestigious Group of Eight that has. So you can be sure that, for us, IT isn’t just a side interest – it’s what we do.

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Monash cryptocurrency blockchain pioneer wins top research award

Associate Professor Joseph Liu was announced as ACS ICT ‘Researcher of the Year’ at the 2018 Digital Disruptor Awards last night recognising his groundbreaking research in advancing blockchain technology as a legitimate way to create new economic and social systems.

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Monash IT Prof John Grundy to lead prestigious ASE 2020

ASE 2020

The 35th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2020) will run virtually from Monday 21 September – Friday 25 September, with ARC Laureate Professor John Grundy as General Chair. ASE 2020 will bring together academia and industry to discuss foundations, techniques and tools for automating the analysis, design, implementation, testing and maintenance of large software systems.

Interactive map identifies Melburnians' 5km 'Friend Zone'

With Melbourne residents prevented from going further than 5km from home during lockdown, a map developed by Monash University researchers is making it easier to see a friend outdoors.

Virtual artwork fosters social connection during COVID-19

A collaborative project between Monash University’s Exertion Games Lab and PluginHUMAN, designed to keep people connected during the pandemic lockdown, has been honoured at Australia’s International Good Design Awards.

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COVID-19 public health measures: Worldwide responses observed through a social lens

While Australians tweeted about panic buying, New Zealanders tweeted their support of strict COVID-19 lockdowns. A Monash University study which analysed close to three million tweets across six countries, has found key trends associated with public attitudes towards the pandemic.

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