We decided to send out a brief weekly bulletin so that in these challenging times people will be inspired and uplifted by positive news. Enjoy this week's issue of MonashMinds, bringing you up to date on what our John Monash Scholars have been up to with news and highlights from around the world.
Picture: John Monash Scholars (left to right): Dr Matthew Lennon, Dylan Sherman and Alli Devlin with His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia and the Foundation’s Patron-in-Chief at the Presentation Ceremony in Melbourne on 11th February 2020.
2020 BHP John Monash Scholar Dylan Sherman awarded Clarendon Scholarship
Congratulations to Dylan Sherman who has been awarded a prestigious Clarendon Scholarship for outstanding graduate students by the University of Oxford, which will give him additional support throughout his studies. Dylan will complete a DPhil in Inorganic Chemistry for Future Manufacturing. Dylan will investigate the application of Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) for sustainable energy alternatives as a first step towards leading global policy development to begin fuelling the world from clean hydrogen.
2007 John Monash Scholar Dr Gemma Sharp named as The Educator’s Higher Education Rising Stars 2020
Dr Gemma Sharp has been awarded The Educator’s Higher Education Rising Stars 2020, recognising today’s up-and-coming stars in Australia’s higher education sector. Gemma has been changing the conversation with her ground-breaking research into the field of negative body image and mental health. Her work with The Butterfly Foundation has helped bring this topic to the forefront and tackling current topics such as social media. We’d like to congratulate Gemma for this well-deserved achievement!
2005 John Monash Scholar Dr Katherine Daniell writes for IFGR on Australia's water management future
Dr Katherine Daniell is one of the leading experts in Australia’s water resources, a topic of importance for Australia’s future sustainability. Katherine has written an in-depth editorial featured by IFGR (Initiatives for the Future of Great Rivers) on what Australia faces as water and ecological system limits are reached. Katherine is currently an Associate Professor in the Fenner School of Environment & Society and the Research Lead at the 3A Institute - the ANU's first innovation institute with the mission of building a new applied science to 'manage the machines'.
Our new John Monash Scholarships video is out on YouTube
Our newest video now on YouTube, featuring some of our John Monash Scholars and valued Supporters of the Foundation. Watch to see how the John Monash Scholarships are making a difference for Australia!