7 Mar 2014

Professor Fabienne Mackay recognised by French government for exceptional contribution to education

Prof Fabienne Mackay receiving the
award. Photo: Jean-Baptiste Lemercier
Professor Fabienne Mackay, Head, Department of Immunology, has been recognised by the French government for her exceptional  contribution to education and research overseas. The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosts the award of an annual trophy to seven French expats selected, in 2014, out of 415 applicants worldwide. Professor Mackay received her trophy from CNED, the National Centre for Distance Education, on 6 March at a ceremony held at the Quai d' Orsay. The award was organised by le Petitjournal.com, supported by several organisations including CNED, which helped particularly for the award to Professor Mackay.

6 Mar 2014

A Nobel opportunity for early career researchers

Dr Rebecca Segrave
Two Monash early career researchers have scored coveted invitations to attend the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Physiology or Medicine, in Germany to share knowledge, network and learn from 37 Nobel Laureates, who will present lectures, master classes and panel discussions. Dr Rebecca Segrave, from the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, is one of two Monash researchers to be invited. Rebecca uses brain stimulation, neuroimaging and neuropsychological methods to better understand the causes of depression and develop new antidepressant treatments.
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