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Alcohol the key finding in single-punch deaths

January 23rd 2014

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Dr Jennifer Pilgrim investigates the involvement of alcohol and other drugs in single-punch deaths.

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For he’s a jolly good (Honorary) Fellow!

December 11th 2013

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Monash University Honorary Fellowship awarded to the VIFM Council’s Chairman, The Honourable John Coldrey QC.

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Three Cheers for Research!

December 5th 2013

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The VIFM are proud as punch of our researchers who each won awards at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine Awards Night 2013.

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VIFM Annual Report 2012-13

October 29th 2013

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Our latest Annual Report is now available to read online or to download.

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Professor Stephen Cordner announces his retirement after 25 years at the helm

August 27th 2013

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After 25 years as Director of the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, Professor Stephen Cordner has announced his retirement and his plans to focus on VIFM’s International Program.

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VIFM Strategic Plan 2013-2016

August 6th 2013

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The VIFM Strategic Plan 2013-2016.

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Dr Soren Blau awarded 2013 Churchill Fellowship

July 29th 2013

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Dr Soren Blau, Forensic Anthropologist at VIFM, awarded 2013 Churchill Fellowship.

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Heath Davies from the DTBV receives a Janette Hall Scholarship for professional training and development.

July 10th 2013

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The Institute wishes to congratulate Mr Heath Davies, a Tissue Bank Technician in the Donor Tissue Bank of Victoria (DTBV), who was awarded a Janette Hall Scholarship in June 2013. Heath is one of four recipients in Australia of this professional training and development scholarship which is administered by the Australian Organ and Tissue Authority. […]

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Dealing with the difficult issue of driving with dementia.

July 8th 2013

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The Prevention Research Unit at VIFM has created a thought provoking animated video on the topic of driving with dementia.

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Professor Olaf Drummer receives prestigious Jean Servais Stas Medal

May 28th 2013

Professor Olaf Drummer receives prestigious Jean Servais Stas Medal at conference in Germany in April 2013.

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