Peter Baume Endowment

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- The Honourable Emeritus Professor ,Peter Baume, AC

This endowment was established in 2001 by the Honourable Emeritus Professor, Peter Baume, AC. Peter became the ninth Chancellor of the ANU in 1994, bringing to the role qualities which have typified a career dedicated to community service – integrity, fair-mindedness and outstanding commitment.

The endowment recognises Peter’s keen interest in population health and the importance of providing students with the opportunity to further develop their skills and experience. Each year the endowment supports a travel grant for postgraduate NCEPH students to travel to a national or international conference in pursuit of their academic goals.

Profile

Peter Baume has made significant contributions to many professional, government and community bodies as well as speaking out on a number of social justice issues, including reconciliation and women’s rights.

First appointed to The Australian National University Council in 1986, Peter became the ninth Chancellor of the University in 1994, bringing to the role of Chancellor the qualities which have typified a career dedicated to community service – integrity, fair-mindedness and outstanding commitment. He received an honorary doctorate from ANU in 2004.

Peter was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 1992 in recognition of service to the Australian Parliament and upgraded to Companion in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Established in 2001, the Peter Baume Endowment recognises his keen interest in population health and the importance of providing students with the opportunity to further develop their skills and experience. The grant supports one postgraduate NCEPH student each year.

Stories

2005 Baume Travel Grant

Rupendra Shrestha presented at the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology conference in South Africa
I used the Baume Travel Grant in 2005 to attend the 17th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) in...

2007 Baume Travel Grant

Simon Graham presented a poster looking at Indigenous perinatal outcomes at birth in Taiwan
I recieved the Peter Baume Travel Grant in 2007 to attend the Training Program in Epidemiology and Public Health Interventions Network conference in...

2007 Baume Travel Grant

Penny Haora travelled to India to present her work on motherhood in Thailand
Along with three colleagues from NCEPH, I attended the 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights in Hyderabad, India...

2009 Baume Travel Grant

Stephanie Williams attended the 5th TEPHINET Bi-Regional Scientific Conference in Seoul
Thank you to the Peter Baume Travel Grant for the opportunity to attend the 5th TEPHINET Bi-Regional Scientific Conference in Seoul, Republic of...

2010 Baume Travel Grant & Leonard Broom Scholarship

Lisa Whop presented at the TEPHINET 6th Global Scientific Conference in South Africa
The Baume Travel Grant and the Leonard Broome Scholarship each awarded me with scholarships to attend the Training Programs in Epidemiology and...

2011 Baume Travel Grant

Benjawan Tawatsupa attended a training course at Umea University in Sweden
I have attended the training course on “Climate change and health – Research methods” at Epidemiology and Global Health, Department of Public Health...

2013 Baume Travel Grant

Kazi Rahman showcases his study and its findings at the 5th World Congress on Leishmaniasis in Brazil
Leishmaniasis refers to a group of different clinical forms of the disease caused by protozoan infection of Leishmania parasites transmitted by the...

2014 Baume Travel Grant

Alexandra Hogan presented at the annual Society for Mathematical Biology conference in Osaka, Japan
I received the Baume Travel Grant to attend the annual Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB) conference, held this year as a joint meeting with the...

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