Congratulations to Fergus Green, 2012 John Monash Scholar on his appointment in Lectureship of Political Theory and Public Policy at the University College London. The University is also a global leader in climate change and he is looking forward to working collaboratively on interdisciplinary projects. Check out the welcome message UCL did for Fergus here.
Before COVID about 4% of Australians lived overseas and now, they are returning home. These expats are exactly what we need to build our nation in a post COVID economy. It’s been alikend to another mining boom! Listen to Andrew Hudson, 2005 John Monash Scholar, on last Thursday’s episode of Life Matters for ABC Radio National here.
Refugees and displaced populations face concerning barriers to accessing the COVID-19 vaccine. Ling San Lau, 2019 Helen and Michael Gannon John Monash Scholar has co-authored an article that educates us to Leave No One Behind. Read the full publication in the Nature Medicine Journal here. Alex Phelan, 2013 Pratt Foundation John Monash Scholar is also cited in this article, great teamwork!
The White Rose South Asia Network brings together postgraduate students to consider various aspects of South Asian society. Dustin Barter, 2019 Australian Universities John Monash Scholar is speaking at their fourth annual conference on hydropower hegemony in Myanmar. The event is held online and you can learn more here.
Monash University celebrates Jess Coldrey’s passion for humanitarian engineering as she embarks on her Victorian John Monash Scholarship with the University of Warrick this year. You can read about her dreams to become a global leader in sustainable infrastructure here.
Listen toMarianne Hayes, 2018 Origin Foundation John Monash Scholar, discuss her research on turning microorganisms into sources of sustainable energy.
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 ANZAC edition of MonashMinds.