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Menzies Foundation are delighted to announce the first recipients of the 2019 Menzies Science Entrepreneur Fellowship; global shrimp expert Dr Melony Sellars, leading optics and telecommunications expert Dr Simon Gross and materials expert Dr Jinghua Fang.
PIPP is giving the philanthropy sector a new model upon which to hang practises--one which encourages more strategic, evidence-led practice. The improvement of relationships and communication between grant makers and grant seekers will lead to more impactful funding choices and more effective implementation of funded activities.
As a beginning leader new to the role of Deputy Principal Learning and Teaching, I was quickly and eagerly drawn in to the busyness, excitement and challenges of the role. ‘Complex’ doesn’t even seem to do justice to the day’s events.
The Philanthropic Impact Pioneer’s Programme (PIPP) is a group working to improve philanthropic practices through expert advice and peer learning.
An effort to help address one of the barriers above is a new Menzies Science Entrepreneurship Fellowships, the result of a partnership between CSIRO ON and the Menzies Foundation, providing $90,000 in funding to three entrepreneurial scientists to dedicate a year to their idea.
Australia’s national science agency CSIRO, creators of the ONaccelerator are partnering with Menzies Foundation to offer a $90,000 no-strings-attached fellowship to help scientific entrepreneurs commercialise their ideas 💡
Johnson will give attendees a practical overview of the Threatcasting process then lead them through exercises to apply the process to the Future of Risk, Security and the Law: Exploring the challenges of resolving transnational legal cyber security and risk disputes in uncertainty and complexity, amplified by the pace of technological change.
The launch of Troy Bramston's new biography explores Sir Robert Menzies’ leadership from a historical and contemporary perspective and provides a fascinating insight regarding the complexities of leadership and lessons learned on the journey.
Professor Nicholas Huntington, from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research and Monash University, has received the 2019 Jacques Miller Medal for experimental biomedicine.
Five prestigious Fellowships for leaders in education have been announced today by the Menzies Foundation in partnership with the University of Melbourne's Graduate School of Education and the Collier Charitable Fund.
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With a strong calling to pave the way for the next generation of Indigenous young people, Edwina Green is excited about the opportunity to mentor students at the Melbourne Indigenous Transition School next year having been awarded the 2019 Sir Robert Menzies Indigenous Mentoring Fellowship.
Applications for the inaugural Menzies School Leader Fellowship Program close on 21 December. The new program, a partnership between the Menzies Foundation and the Graduate School of Education at the University of Melbourne, represents a $1.5 million investment over the next three years.
Menzies Foundation CEO Liz Gillies – in her capacity as Honorary Fellow, Asia Pacific Social Impact Centre, University of Melbourne – has led the development of the Philanthropy Impact Pioneers Program in collaboration with 10 other philanthropic funders. The program was launched yesterday by Philanthropy Australia CEO Sarah Davies.
The Menzies Foundation is honoured to welcome Professor Glyn Davis AC to our Board of Directors.
In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, we highlight the work of one of our fellows, Prof Adrian Liston, a leader in immunology research who has uncovered the connection between psychological factors and the immune system.