McCaughey 10 Year Anniversary Oration

International guest, Professor David Stuckler (Oxford University) delivered the McCaughey 10 Year Anniversary Oration on Wednesday 17 February at the Melbourne School of Design.

The event was attended by over 200 guests and was followed by a book signing of, The Body Economic: Why Austerity Kills (2013), one of his recent books which has garnered attention around world. Professor Stuckler also made a stimulating presentation at the Wheeler Centre on Tuesday 16 February, as well as attending two lunches to meet with government officials and university staff.  His visit was a great success and initiated thought-provoking discussions about the health implications of economic policies.

From left to right: Prof Billie Giles-Corti (Director, McCaughey Unit), Prof David Stuckler, Ms Mary-Anne Thomas (Parliamentary Secretary for Health), Hon John Brumby (former Premier of Victoria 2007 – 2010), Prof Helen Sullivan (Foundation Director, Melbourne School of Government)