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Diving head-long into life

19 August 2016

Diving head-long into lifeTwo-time Australian Olympic Diver and Harvard Menzies Scholar, Mike Murphy, says the transition from Olympian to the next phase of life presents significant challenges for many athletes.

But 20 years on from his last Olympic appearance, the message he’d like to give them is pretty clear: there is so much more to life.

Stop CMV – Bill is on the case

15 August 2016

Professor Bill RawlinsonWhat is the most common viral and infectious cause of congenital disability in Australia, present in about 2000 newborns every year?

No it’s not rubella or toxoplasmosis or even Zika virus. It is a virus so common half the population have been infected by adulthood and more than three quarters of people by the age of 40. But if you’ve had it, you probably didn’t even know.

Managing the head space of a PhD

5 August 2016

Alisa Manuscript kategenius2009 Menzies Scholar in Engineering Alisa Semilovic says her PhD at Oxford University was an opportunity to learn about autonomy, pride, collaboration and for personal growth. While she says that her research is just a grain of sand in the bigger body of engineering research, she feels the experience was much more than developing academically.

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