Monash Arts celebrates launch of innovative graduate research program

Minister for Multicultural Affairs, the Hon Ros Spence, recently launched Monash University's Migration Diversity Inclusion Graduate Research Industry Partnership (GRIP) at a well-attended digital event.

GRIP empowers research talent from across the Faculties of Arts, Education and Business and Economics to work together with industry partners Ambulance Victoria, the Scanlon Foundation Research Institute, the Office for Women in Sport & Recreation and the Catholic Education Office to move the dial on migration, diversity and inclusion challenges for Victoria’s communities.

“I believe that education is a pivotal element to combat inequality and to promote inclusion and opportunities for all", says Maria del Pilar Rojas, GRIP PhD Candidate with Monash University and Catholic Education. “As a researcher, language teacher and public administrator, I'm extremely proud and honoured to be part of the GRIP program.”

“My professional and academic interests have focused on inclusion and equity", says Lindsey Erickson, GRIP PhD Candidate with Monash University and the Scanlon Foundation Research Institute. “The MDI GRIP allows me to build networks with key academics and industry working on migration and inclusion projects.”

Find out more about GRIP here.