Appointments, achievement

Ngaire Elwood (Murdoch Children’s RI) is having a good couple of weeks, newly appointed director of the Cord Blood Association and now inducted to the Victorian Honour Roll of Women

Philip Mendes (Monash U) wins the Australian Journal of Political Science’s Mayer Prize for his paper, “Is Conditional Welfare an Effective Means for Reducing Alcohol and Drug Abuse?”

Brenton Prosser joins UNSW in Canberra as a professor of public policy. He moves from Uni Canberra.