Congratulations to alumni and staff who were the recipients of the 2019 Churchill Fellowship Awards
Several Monash alumni and staff have been confirmed as recipients of 2019 Churchill Fellowship Awards.
These prestigious awards offer a life-changing opportunity for individuals to meet and work with leaders in their field to gain and exchange knowledge and experience for the betterment of themselves, their industry, community and Australia.
This year, Churchill Fellowships were awarded to 115 Australians from all walks of life, including eight Monash alumni and staff members. Recipients will travel collectively for more than 5,000 days to over 30 countries at cost of $3.35 million. Their projects will explore some of the most pressing and emerging challenges the country is facing.
Monash University congratulates all recipients of this award and wishes them all the best for their upcoming research.
Monash alumni and staff recipients
Dr Antolak-Saper’s project aims to find innovative solutions to assist unrepresented accused in summary criminal matters.
Dr Susan Carland
Dr Carland received the Paul Tys Churchill Fellowship and will be exploring practical strategies for countering Islamophobia.
Ms Laura Chipp
Ms Chipp received the Jack Brockhoff Foundation Churchill Fellowship to analyse evidence-based and best practice approaches to stop recidivism in the youth justice system.
Dr Jorja Collins
Dr Collins will explore strategies to improve the environmental sustainability of hospital food service.
Dr William (Billy) Garvey
Dr Garvey will be exploring strategies to improve child health and development using technology to support evidence-based parenting practice.
Professor Danielle Mazza
Professor Mazza will be investigating how to reduce inequities in access to medical abortion through better integration into primary care.
Dr Jennifer Schumann
Dr Schumann will be investigating effective public health policies for preventing opioid misuse.
Ms Catherine Sumner
Ms Sumner’s will use her Gallaugher Bequest Churchill Fellowship to research how impact investing and social impact bonds can support legal services for women and children.