2006 John Monash Scholar Professor Mark Dawson announced as Life Scientist of the Year in 2020 Prime Minister's Prize for Science
The Foundation is proud to congratulate Professor Mark Dawson, whose internationally recognised research and leadership at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, has been awarded the Frank Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the Year. The announcement was made in an online ceremony for the 2020 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science. Mark's work in the field of epigenetics in cancer has revolutionised the development of treatment of people with cancer.
2020 Chairman's Circle John Monash Scholar Eva Mackinley nominated for Tasmanian Local Hero for 2021 Australian of the Year Awards
Founder of the Last Straw Australia and John Monash Scholar Eva Mackinley was nominated as a finalist for the Tasmanian Local Hero award for the 2021 Australian of the Year Awards. Founded in 2015, The Last Straw works in cooperation with over 100 Australian venues to prevent the use of single use plastic straws entering the waste system. The movement has encouraged Australians to be more proactive in reducing plastic waste from entering the ocean.
2017 Helen and Michael Gannon John Monash Scholar Dr Ida Whiteman interviewed for 'The Scholars' podcast
From Economics to Paediatrics, Policy to Arts, learn more about our diverse and exceptional John Monash Scholars in our podcast series hosted by Mojo Media CEO Justin Kelly. In this episode 2017 Scholar Ida discusses how she found her passion working in paediatric cardiology and aims to work full-time in Darwin to specialise in management and prevention of rheumatic heart disease.
2012 John Monash Scholar Dr Fergus Green publishes in East Asia Forum on China's carbon neutral goal
Dr Fergus Green is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Utrecht University and Consultant for climate change strategy and policy. In the East Asia Forum, Fergus examines Chinese President Xi Jinping's announcement for China to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060.