As a catalyst for achievement, the Menzies Foundation's vision is to identify and promote the next generation of Australian leaders, invest in world class health research and advance initiatives of national importance.
Established in memory of Sir Robert Menzies, Australia's longest-serving Prime Minister, the Foundation is a non-political, not-for-profit organisation.
28 May 2015:
The Melbourne Indigenous Transition School (MITS) is the brain child of Associate Professor Liz Tudor (Chairperson of the MITS board), former headmaster of Trinity Grammar School Kew, Rick Tudor, and their son Ed, who is the MITS Executive Director.
21 May 2015:
The three outstanding performers in their respective fields have been awarded this year’s RG Menzies Scholarships to Harvard.
The scholarships valued at US$60,000 each are Australia's most prestigious national awards for postgraduate study in the United States and are jointly awarded by the Harvard Club of Australia, the Australian National University and the Menzies Foundation.
15 May 2015
The Menzies Foundation has opened applications for the Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Research Scholarship in the Allied Health Sciences.
This research scholarship, valued at $27,500 per annum for each of two years, is open to graduates in any of the health sciences who have enrolled for a PhD in an Australian University and who have completed the first stage of their doctoral program.
7 May 2015
Potential treatments to prevent osteoarthritis and osteoporosis and treat cancer could result from research conducted by Dr Worthley and his colleagues at Columbia University Medical Centre.
Published recently in one of the world’s leading science journals, Cell, the research found that bone stem cells regenerate both bone and cartilage in adult mice. Researchers also discovered that osteochondroreticular (OCR) stem cells contributed to bone repair when they were transplanted to a fracture site.