Menzies Foundation news

Official news, updates and media releases on the Menzies Foundation activities are available here.

  • Partnership to create Indigenous Mentoring Fellow

    11-Oct-2016

    The Inaugural Sir Robert Menzies Indigenous Mentoring Fellowship is open for applications as a result of a partnership between the Menzies Foundation and the Melbourne Indigenous Transition School (MITS).

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  • Rawlinson made Fellow of AAHMS

    10-Oct-2016

    Professor Bill Rawlinson AM has been elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences for his work in translational research into cytomegalovirus (CMV) amongst other achievements.

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  • Supporting vulnerable families

    10-Oct-2016

    If the definition of leadership is helping others achieve their potential, then there could be no better leader than 2003 Menzies Research Scholar in the Allied Health Sciences, Dr Kerry Proctor.

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  • Autism App Google Impact Challenge finalist

    05-Oct-2016

    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.

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  • Lady Amos leaves her mark in Melbourne

    21-Sep-2016

    Baroness Valerie Amos certainly left her mark when she visited Melbourne last week to deliver the Menzies Oration on Higher Education.

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  • Composer recognised around the world

    20-Sep-2016

    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.

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  • Disruptive energy idea leads to engineering scholarship

    19-Sep-2016

    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.

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  • Menzies HIQ turns one in excellent health

    15-Sep-2016

    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.

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  • Autism App wins national iAward

    05-Sep-2016

    Based on research by Dr Josie Barbaro, the ASDetect app which aids with the early identification of autism, has won the National iAward for Research and Development Project of the year.

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  • Understanding cultural differences in the experience of chronic pain

    25-Aug-2016

    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.

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  • Justice Kenny's advice for potential law scholars

    22-Aug-2016

    Justice Susan Kenny has some pretty clear advice for law graduates looking to take their careers to the next level with the Menzies Law Scholarship or the Sir Ninian Stephen Menzies Scholarship in International Law.

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  • Diving head-long into life

    18-Aug-2016

    Two-time Australian Olympic Diver and Harvard Menzies Scholar, Mike Murphy, says the transition from Olympian to the next phase of life presents significant challenges for many athletes. But 20 years on from his last Olympic appearance, the message he'd like to give them is pretty clear: there is so much more to life.

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