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An exploration of Sir Robert Menzies' role in the Maralinga nuclear tests has won young Biruk Kahsay from St Monica's Catholic Primary School in Footscray, Melbourne, the Menzies special category prize in the National History Challenge.
Training programs to help physiotherapists and other health professionals support adults with disabilities identify and participate in sporting activities, will be boosted by a Menzies Alumni Community Leadership Grant.
The death of his brother's team mate on the soccer field led Professor Jamie Vandenberg, Menzies Scholar and Deputy Director of the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Centre in Sydney, to think about how he could combine his professional expertise and his passion to help players stay active in soccer for longer.
A program which provides support to young people who live with a parent with mental illness will benefit from the Inaugural Menzies Alumni Community Leadership Grants, awarded in Sydney this week.
Immersion in subjects examining the crossover between politics, administrative and constitutional law, along with a unique experience working for the UNHCR, have inspired 2017 Sir Robert Menzies Scholarship in Law recipient, Nathan Van Wees, to complete a Bachelor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford.
Human rights and refugee advocate, Julian Burnside AO, and Grand Designs Australia host, Peter Maddison, will headline an event to celebrate 10 years of Architects Without Frontiers (AWF) and its humanitarian projects around the world in November.
A smartphone app to aid parents in the early detection of Autism developed using research by Menzies Scholar, Dr Josephine Barbaro, who is working at the Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre, is one of the 10 Australian finalists in the Google Impact Challenge.
This week at the Boston Conservatory, Harvard Menzies Scholar and composer, Nicholas Vines, will be central to Guerilla Opera's new production of Loose, Wet and Perforated, having provided the music and libretto for its 10thanniversary production.
The 2017 Menzies Scholar in Engineering is set to help bring cheaper, more efficient, zero-emission electricity to markets at home and abroad by combining business nous with his electrical engineering skills.
Menzies Health Institute Queensland has marked its first birthday with a clean bill of health. The important partnership between Griffith University and the Menzies Foundation has resulted in the first health and medical research institute in Australia dedicated to allied health research and translation.
A physiotherapist who is studying the cultural differences in pain awareness, management and patient interactions, has been awarded the 2017 Sir Robert Menzies Research Scholarship in the Allied Health Sciences.