Only a handful of countries acknowledge the physical and financial risk that climate change will have on their economy, meaning that most countries are flying blind. When taking on additional debts due to the COVID-19 crisis, countries need to start coming clean on their ability to repay these outstanding debts.
Arjuna Dibley (2016 Woodside John Monash Scholar) has recently co-authored an analysis that reveals three ways to boost green investment and achieve a resilient recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. His article was published in Nature, an international journal that publishes the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science.
A guide for Australia as well as other democratic nations, the notion of a ‘grey zone’ conceptualises the need for new standards in international relations and best practice. This is in the interest for protecting both individual citizen’s rights and freedoms as well as Australia’s sovereignty, values and interests.
Katherine Mansted (2016 Roth Segal John Monash Harvard Scholar) has recently been published by The National Security College in a joint initiative of the Commonwealth Government and the Australian National University.
O=MEGA21 is the largest optometry conference in the Southern Hemisphere and our 2007 John Monash Scholar Dr Rosie Dawkins has been nominated as a key speaker. Dr Dawkins’s current research includes the Bionic Eye and she currently works as an ophthalmologist at the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service.
Thank you to all our Scholars for the amazing work you do; and for letting us celebrate some of your successes in this week’s edition of MonashMinds.