Copyright for all material published on this site is owned or licensed exclusively to Monash University Publishing. The Wurundjeri Tribal Land Council gave the unit approval to use the word Yulendj, which means 'sense, intelligence' in the Woiwurrung language. Units are 6 credit points unless otherwise stated. I was commissioned to write the history. She had accompanied a small group from Yulendj on a reconnaissance mission to try and get a feel for the nature and scope of the collection. National Library of Australia Cataloguing-in-Publication entry: Creator: Kerin, Rani, author.
Outcomes These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 7 and Monash Graduate Attributes. Focusing on the leaders who steered Monash's Indigenous programs over half-a-century, this work tells the story of visionary and committed individuals - some newcomers to Australia, some Australian-born, some indigenous - who sought to improve Aboriginal peoples' lives in the face of numerous obstacles. Refer to the index of units by code in the current edition of the Handbook. Colin Bourke became the first Aboriginal Director in 1977. Other commencement years for this course: , and Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year. Leading the way in research into the causes of Aboriginal disadvantage and the teaching of Aboriginal studies, Monash has also been at the forefront of moves to widen educational and employment opportunities for Indigenous people. Requirements The course comprises 144 points, of which 96 points are from biomedical science study and 48 points are available to provide additional depth or breadth through elective study.
Leadingthe way in research into the causes of Aboriginal disadvantage and the teachingof Aboriginal Studies, Monash has also been at the forefront of moves to wideneducational and employment opportunities for Indigenous people. Among the wide array of factors considered, the role of individuals and the role of context, or wider events, stand out as key determinants of change. You should refer to the course entry for the partner course in your double degree for the requirements of the other degree. In studying the basis for human disease, you will also consider the societal and personal impacts of past, present and future diseases and the social, economic and environmental factors that are determinants of health. Fletcher-Kennedy, in briefing me about the project, related an experience in the University Archives.
Initially conceived as a six-month part-time commission to write a 20,000 word manuscript, the project was later extended to twelve-months part-time and 40—50,000 words thanks to a generous donation from the Eggleston Foundation, matched by in-kind support from Monash University. She is the author of Doctor Do-Good: Charles Duguid and Aboriginal Advancement, 1930s—1960s Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2012. You may also progress to a research-based honours year where you could contribute to our world-renowned work such as treating bowel cancer or repairing damaged brains in babies. About the Author Rani Kerin is a lecturer in the School of History at Monash University, and Research Fellow at the Collaborative Research Centre in Australian History at Federation University. From the Centre for Research into Aboriginal Affairs, established in 1964, through to the University's current study areas and engagement units, this book examines Monash's leadership in both Indigenous studies and community outreach. These themes are interwoven in units throughout the course. And that is what has happened.
Whatever your choice, you will gain the skills you need to understand and investigate human biology and make a difference to human health in a wide variety of career paths. Last updated: 17 January 2019 Copyright © 2019 Monash University. As a non-Indigenous person, I benefited greatly from the advice of the Indigenous and non-Indigenous members of the Steering Committee established to oversee the writing of this book: Emeritus Professor Graeme Davison, Professor Lynette Russell, Emeritus Professor Colin Bourke, Professor Andrew Markus, and Jason Brailey. Monash University Publishing titles pass through a rigorous process of independent peer review. In any case, they were joined by Australian-born Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and women who refused to accept the status quo; who knew how things worked, and pressed on regardless. You will learn how cells come together to form tissues and organs and how they work together in the body to provide it with its metabolic needs and remove waste products.
At the Yulendj building, students also have access to a lounge, quiet study spaces, and computers. Yet unpacking the puzzle of leadership is about more than determining whether individuals were sufficiently inspirational, motivational, and forward-thinking to make change happen; close attention must also be paid to the political, economic and social context within which they worked. Biomedical science is an interdisciplinary area of study and includes aspects of anatomy and developmental biology, biochemistry, cell biology, clinical medicine, epidemiology, genetics, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, pharmacology, preventive medicine and physiology. Enquiries should be directed to. This work presents a history of Monash Universitys Centre for Research into Aboriginal Affairs now the Monash Indigenous Centre.
The unit support students through a range of programs and services, including subject tuition, skills programs, and assistance finding accommodation or applying for scholarships or bursaries. Established in 1964, the Centre for Research into Aboriginal Affairs propelled Monash University into a position of academic leadership in the ongoing struggle for justice for Aboriginal people. The separate designs on each pelt represent the various disciplines taught at Monash University. Undergraduate - Course Commencement year This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2019 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. If you are in a double degree course, some units required for the partner degree are credited as electives towards the biomedical science degree.
I was commissioned to write a critical history that everyone agreed would probably perhaps inevitably, by virtue of its subject matter be mostly positive. Apart from any uses permitted by Australia's Copyright Act 1968, no part of this book may be reproduced by any process or in any form without prior written permission of the copyright owners. As a graduate, you may find work in the hospital and medical sector, including in medical diagnostic laboratories, in secondary and tertiary teaching, in media and communications, and in the government sector in such areas as health promotion and health economics. Focusing on the leaders who steered Monash's Indigenous programs over half-a-century, Making a Difference tells the story of visionary and committed individuals-some newcomers to Australia, some Australian-born, some Indigenous-who sought to improve Aboriginal peoples' lives in the face of enormous obstacles. Our multidisciplinary approach, presence in major hospitals and links to international researchers is making a difference to people's lives worldwide. Embed Code Embed Code Copied. Centre for Research into Aboriginal Affairs--History.
Leading the way in research into the causes of Aboriginal disadvantage and the teaching of Aboriginal Studies, Monash has also been at the forefront of moves to widen educational and employment opportunities for Indigenous people. However, it is also true that, having left their native land and chosen Australia, the newcomers had high hopes of their adopted country which the impoverished situation of Aboriginal people most likely upset. Purchase the Paperback Established in 1964, the Centre for Research into Aboriginal Affairs propelled Monash University into a position of academic leadership in the ongoing struggle for justice for Aboriginal people. Diagnostic and research tools These studies address both the molecular and cellular tools, including specialist imaging techniques, that can be used to study and diagnose diseases. Copyright While many of our books are published online for free, this does not mean that the books are in the '': copyright laws do still apply. Established in 1964, the Centre for Research into Aboriginal Affairs propelled Monash University into a position of academic leadership in the ongoing struggle for justice for Aboriginal p. Majors and Minors Your free electives may be used to study a major 48 points or minor 24 points in a non-biomedical science discipline.
While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server. The course develops through theme studies in biomedical science covering: Part A. Making a Difference Fifty Years of Indigenous Programs at Monash University By Rani Kerin This book is also available for purchase in epub format from Amazon, iBooks and Kobo. You will study how structure follows function; homeostasis; the nutritional and gastro-intestinal system; the neural system and senses; endocrine, reproductive and renal systems; and cardiovascular and respiratory systems. Majors and minors are indexed in the Handbook. Inquiries should be directed to the publisher,.