NeuRA Awards and Scholarships 2019

NeuRA would like to congratulate the following students and postdoctoral researchers recognised at the scholarships and awards event held in NeuRA’s John and Betty Lynch Seminar Room earlier this week.

 

Dr Matthew Brodie The Michael & Elizabeth Gilbert Postgraduate Fellowship in Parkinson’s Disease Research
Dr Jasmine Menant The Michael & Elizabeth Gilbert Postgraduate Fellowship in Parkinson’s Disease Research
Dr Daina Sturnieks Rising Star Researcher Fellowship
Dr Claire Shepherd The Grant Broadcasting Fellowship
Dr Jan Fullerton The Janette Mary O’Neil Research Fellowship
Dr Hanna Hensen The Hicksons Lawyers Postgraduate Scholarship
Oliver Watkeys The Edward C Dunn Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship
Angeliki Stivactas The Cowled Scholarship for Brain Research
Lavanya Achanta Guy and Deanna Russo Scholarship for Dementia Research
Hayley North The Chris Hunter Scholarship for Schizophrenia Research
Anna Waterreus Daniel Beck Memorial Award for Schizophrenia Research
Paulo Pelicioni The Helen & Emanuel Poteris Award for Alzheimer’s, Dementia, or Parkinson’s Research
Dr Kim van Schooten The Paxinos Prize for Best Paper Published by a NeuRA Postdoctoral Researcher in 2018
Dr Jasmine Menant NeuRA Postdoctoral Publication Prize
Terry Donovan Outstanding Contribution to Research by a NeuRA Research Assistant
Bronwyn Overs Outstanding Contribution to Research by a NeuRA Research Assistant
Cynthia Lee The Don and Warwick McDonald Award for Schizophrenia Research
Lara Glass The Don and Warwick McDonald Award for Schizophrenia Research

 

At the event, we also welcomed NeuRA’s most recent class of PhD students who have joined within the past year.

NeuRA is committed to supporting all students, so through our general donations to the NeuRA Foundation, we have been able to supply our newest PhD students with supplementary scholarships. The following students have recently joined NeuRA and will be receiving this supplement:

Abhijit Das

Arthur Montalto

Htein Linn Aung

Jun Cao

Kerith-Rae Dias

Rebecca Livings

Rodrigo Rizzo

 

Some of our new students have secured for themselves other highly prestigious awards which provide supplements and additional training, a few of those students being:

Brian Chow (UNSW Scientia Scholarship)

Isabella Epiu (UNSW Scientia Scholarship)

Javad Jamshidi (UNSW Scientia Scholarship)

Nicole Ee (Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship)