Melburnian of the Year: Prof Sharon Lewin
Professor Sharon Lewin is an infectious diseases physician and scientist and is internationally renowned as one of the leading research scientists on HIV and AIDS.
Professor Lewin is the inaugural Director, Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity at the University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital. Prior to this, she was Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases at Alfred Health and Monash University; and Co-Head of the Centre for Biomedical Research, Burnet Institute in Melbourne.
180 years in 2015
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Timelapse Melbourne film
Watch this two-minute timelapse video and fall in love with Melbourne — again.
It was created by Sam Woosley, 22, from North Carolina, US, while studying photography at RMIT.
"I had cops called on me, was rained off location. I even had a computer crash and lost many shoots. Thankfully, I had most footage on an external drive," he says.
The film was made from 8159 photographs, 88 different timelapses and more than 50 shoots — about 100 hours of work.
Candy and Fiona talk about Our Day
Channel Seven's Peter Mitchell on Our Day
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