Turner Institute Researchers & Students Awards

We extended our warm congratulations to our students and researchers from the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, and Monash School of Psychological Sciences, who have received awards at the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society (ACNS) conference held last month.

Emerging Researcher Award

  • Sidhant Chopra - PhD (Clinical Psychology) candidate
  • Dr Mana Biabani - Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Best rapid fire presentation

  • Taylah Williams - Honours - Investigating individual differences in impulsivity in relation to varied risky decision-making (supervised by Dr. Sharna Jamadar & Dr. Katharina Voigt)

Best oral presentation

  • Mia Moses - Honours - Working memory as an endophenotype linking genetic risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder to its behavioural traits in a large population-based sample (supervised by Professor Mark Bellgrove & Dr. Aurina Arnatkevičiūtė
  • Hamish Deery - Masters - Activation Likelihood Estimates Meta-Analysis of Glucose Metabolism Across the Adult Lifespan
  • Winnie Orchard - PhD - Differences in effective connectivity between postpartum mothers and non-mothers relate to maternal caregiving, cognitive performance, and social cognition
  • Dr Katharina Voigt - Postdoc - Metabolic and functional connectomes show domain generality in cognition-connectome relationships: a simultaneous MRI-PET study

Best Poster 

  • Siti Raisya Audrea - Honours Effective Connectivity Within the Visual Network in Variants of Young-Onset Alzheimer's Disease (supervised by Associate Professor Adeel Razi)
  • Devon Stoliker -PhD - Biomarkers of Emotional Regulation under Psilocybin