What we can learn from R U OK? Day. A student’s perspective.

Written by Jenny

Despite some misconceptions out there, R U OK? day is not about asking anyone ‘Are you okay?’ insincerely with the expectation that they will say ‘Yes, I’m good. Thank you. How about you?’.

In these modern times and more than ever in history, we are seemingly more connected to everyone – through the boom of mobile phones and social media.

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Are you going to be in 2nd year in 2018? Apply for the Science Future Leaders Program

Written by Aidan Matthews and Tracey Byron

Science discovery, Industry engagement, and Leadership Development. Monash University’s Science Future Leader’s Program offers all that and so much more.

The Science Future Leaders Program is a leadership and skills based training program that allows 2nd year Science students to develop fresh new skills.

A constantly growing initiative, each year the program welcomes a new cohort of 2nd Year Science Students who will spend the year learning, working and growing together. Moreover, the program allows for 2nd Year Science students from the various disciplines of science to form friendships, share knowledge about their fields, and develop professional teamwork skills.

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Curie, Meitner, Lamarr – Indivisible

 

It’s hard to believe but women in the 20th century were once perceived as incapable of advanced abstract thought – yet they were responsible for some of the world’s greatest scientific discoveries.

Monash University’s Faculty of Science, in conjunction with the School of Physics and Astronomy, is proud to present the international play ‘Curie, Meitner, Lamarr – Indivisible’ as part of National Science Week in August. There are 2 sessions, on the 15th and 16th of August and tickets are FREE!

 

Dates and locations

Tues, 15 August

8pm-10pm

Lecture Theatre Central 1 (C1)

Monash University Clayton Campus, Wellington Road , Clayton, Victoria

Wed, 16 August

6.30pm-8.30pm

Monash Cinema

Monash University Clayton Campus, Wellington Road , Clayton, Victoria

Learn more about the lives of these three women pioneers at: https://www.monash.edu/science/news/current/international-play-to-highlight-the-plight-of-three-pioneer-women-scientists

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Honours in Science at Monash

Please register your attendance at:

https://my.monash.edu.au/news-and-events/bookings/facsci/view/207125/

 

WHY HONOURS?

Honours will give you a competitive advantage in your career. Most importantly, Honours will give you the first big chance to ‘stretch your legs’ on your very own project. It will also give you an excellent preparation for a higher degree by research (research master’s, or the PhD) to further consolidate your communication and research skills, hone your project management and problem-solving ability, and make you stand out from the crowd as a future leader in your field.

As an honours student you will work one-on-one with an academic on a research project. Academics are excited about their research and take great pride in mentoring the next generation of scientists.

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