Media & Events
For news about Events at VIFM see below.
VIFM welcomes The Governor of Victoria
VIFM welcomes The Governor of VictoriaLast Friday we welcomed The Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria and her husband Anthony Howard to the VIFM and CCOV. The Governor, is the Patron for the tenth-anniversary commemorations of the Black Saturday bushfires and she visited the Institute to learn more about our role in this tragic event.The
ICRC Workshop 2019
Eight ICRC forensic advisors from across Asia recently attended a week-long workshop at the VIFM on the Principles and Practice of a Death Investigation system.
VIFM 30th Anniversary Celebration
On Thursday 4 October, the VIFM celebrated its 30th birthday.
Schofield Oration & Workshop
Professor Adnan Hyder visited the VIFM from September 18-20, primarily as the Schofield Orator for 2018. He is the Senior Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Global Health, at the Milken Institute of Public Health, George Washington University, USA. His Oration titled ‘Injury Prevention and Public Health Research in the 21st Century’ focussed largely on the developing world, firstly de-bunking myths around current approaches, then posing challenges for future work to assist development in low and middle income countries (LMIC).
On the 10-12 May, the VIFM co-hosted the 7th annual meeting of the International Society for Forensic Radiology and Imaging. This conference has been 18 months in the making and congratulations to Dr Chris O’Donnell and his team for organising a world class event.