Official news, updates and media releases on the Menzies Foundation activity are available here.
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.
18 June 2015
2008 Menzies Scholar in Allied Health, Dr Phillip Tully, has played a lead role in a new study which shows panic attacks can lead to heart disease.
The journal Psychological Medicine has published research showing people who suffer from panic disorder are 47 per cent more likely to develop heart disease later in life.
18 June 2015
With a distinguished career in pharmaceutical research and extensive experience in the commercialisation of research and development, former Chief Executive of the CSIRO, Dr John Stocker AO, has strengthened the research credentials of the Menzies Foundation board.
John has served in a number of pre-eminent science roles including the Australian Government's Chief Scientist, Chairman of the Australian Science and Technology Council and as a member of the Australian Research Council.
16 June 2015:
The Menzies Foundation is looking for outstanding engineers who are shaping up to be the next generation of leaders and looking to do further postgraduate study overseas.
15 June 2015
The Menzies Foundation is looking for outstanding allied health researchers shaping up to be the next generation of leaders in their field, who are working to improve the health of Australians.
10 June 2015
Since arriving at Harvard Business School (HBS) last August, Angela Winkle has been taking advantage of the opportunity to take risks and get involved, including becoming a semi-finalist in the HBS New Ventures Competition and the Co-President of the Women's Student Association.
The 2014 Menzies Scholar to Harvard has learnt it's not enough to take the safe, successful path.
4 June 2015
100 Australian and international specialists and students will come together next week to address these topics at the Walter + Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI) for the First Australian Innate Lymphocyte Symposium (AILS2015) sponsored by the Menzies Foundation.
Dr Nick Huntington, Laboratory Head for the Molecular Immunology Division at WEHI and 2006 RG Menzies/NHMRC Fellow, is the chief organiser of this premier research symposium.
1 June 2015:
This year the Menzies School of Health Research is celebrating 30 years of improving health outcomes for Indigenous Australians.
Today Menzies also extends its pioneering work into global and tropical health in more than 20 countries across the Asia-Pacific region.