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The 2014 Victoria Prize for Science & Innovation was presented by the Minister for Innovation the Hon Louise Asher MP on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 to Professor Frank Caruso and Professor Ashley Bush. The Minister also presented the 2014 Victoria Fellowships, and announced funding worth $700,000 for three inspiring women initiatives. The announcements followed an inspiring students (& teachers) speed meet activity. [Read more]
veski and Minister Asher host a solutions focused veski conversation on women in research, science and innovation

As part of the veski inspiring women program, veski will deliver a suite of initiatives, supported by the Office of the Lead Scientist, including inspiring women industry internships being delivered by AMSI Intern. [Read more]

The new veski foundation pty ltd is a deductible gift recipient (DGR) fund that will allow veski to receive tax deductible gifts from philanthropic organisations and private donors to expand its fellowship programs.

Ahead of the next call for applications for the veski innovation fellowships veski will be hosting a briefing on Monday, 8 September at 8.15am for all Victorian host organisations with key information about changes to the veski innovation fellowships for 2014 and beyond, and advice on attracting ideal candidates. [Register here]

There have been a number of changes across the veski board including the appointment of new directors and the retirement of other directors. [Read more]

Boston University's Dr Jonathan Rosen presented at an event hosted by veski, the City of Melbourne and the Melbourne Boston Sister Cities Association on the topic of the role of the societal engineer. [Read more]

Over the past six months veski’s inspiring students (& teachers) program has involved a new BioEYES program, the opening of refurbished laboratories at Kyneton Secondary College and a speed meeting in Queen's Hall.
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