The 2016 documentary about Kevin Coombs OAM. Uncle Kevin was the first Australian Aboriginal Paralympic competitor for Australia, competing in wheelchair basketball at five Paralympics Games including the first Paralympics in 1960.Watch the documentary here.
Thirteen Indigenous students from around the country visited The University of Melbourne’s Parkville campus for the second annual Indigenous PhD Familiarisation Program in August this year. The Melbourne Poche Centre for Indigenous Health is proud of the success of the second annual PhD Familiarisation Program.
Research and persistence is paying off, positioning Australia to finally eliminate the blinding eye disease trachoma from remote communities.
Melbourne Poche Centre Ambassador and University of Melbourne alumna, Dr Misty Jenkins, has been awarded one of the Young Tall Poppy Science Awards for 2015.