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23 October 2015
Australia’s longest serving Prime Minister had a great love of cricket. In fact he was so passionate about the game, he created his own. Sir Robert Menzies would be delighted to know that his name is still associated with a popular annual cricket event based on the inaugural Prime Minister’s XI played against the West Indies in 1951.
8 October 2015
The tumour bank has arisen from discussions between some of the world’s best colorectal cancer researchers who have been in Australia in the past week, sharing their most recent findings in two seminars funded by a Menzies Foundation symposium grant.
30 September 2015
Liz Killen, a recent UNSW chemical engineering graduate with a passion for science outreach and communication, has been awarded the 2016 Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholarship in Engineering. Liz will use the scholarship to complete a Master of Science Communication at the Imperial College, London.
29 September 2015
Ms Nikita Bell has been awarded the $10,000 Menzies Centenary Prize for 2015 as recognition for her academic achievement and contribution to Dimboola Memorial Secondary College.
23 September 2015
2006 Menzies Scholar in Allied Health and Secretary of the Menzies Memorial Scholars Association, Dr Josephine Barbaro, has been awarded the Inaugural Autism CRC (Cooperative Research Centre) award for best translation of autism research at the Asia Pacific Autism Conference in Brisbane.
17 August 2015
There are just two weeks remaining for post graduate law students to get their applications in for this year’s $75,000 Menzies Scholarships in law and international law.
11 August 2015
Jacob Creek is one of the 2015 Fielding Menzies Tertiary Scholars, in his first year of a Bachelor of Environmental Science (wildlife and conservation biology) at the Burwood Campus of Deakin University.
27 July 2015
Having represented the Australian Psychological Society at Science Meets Parliament earlier this year, and with her latest research on the convergence of gambling and gaming due to be released, Dr Sally Gainsbury is scaling the heights of professional success.
21 July 2015
Mahala McLindin is the 2013 Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholar in Engineering. She spent 2014 at the University of Oxford undertaking a masters in Water Science, Policy and Management. She will present her dissertation in Brisbane at the International Rivers Symposium in September this year.
15 July 2015
Later this month, 2013 Menzies Scholar in Law, David Heaton, will come back to Australia to present part of his thesis at a Constitutional Law conference at the University of Melbourne.
As the Menzies Foundation puts out its annual call for the legal leaders of tomorrow to apply for our law and international law scholarships, David told us a bit about his experiences at Oxford.
26 June 2015
The Menzies Foundation is supporting this year’s National History Challenge, which features a special category on Sir Robert Menzies.