The 4th Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Conference

28 Nov 2013 to 1 Dec 2013 ~ Monash University, Melbourne

Conference Information

The 4th Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Conference was hosted at
Monash University, Melbourne, November 28 – December 1, 2013.

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This is the official annual meeting of the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society and brings together researchers from psychology, cognitive science, and neuroscience areas, all with a focus on relationships between the brain, mind, and behaviour. The conference was held at Monash University, Clayton and Caulfield campuses, Melbourne, and featured several international keynote speakers, symposium and oral sessions. There were also pre-conference workshops on Cognitive and Imaging Genetics and Advances in Brain Imaging at the Monash Biomedical Imaging, Clayton, and a Conference Dinner at the Melbourne Town Hall.

Conference Organisers

Professor Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis and Professor Kim Cornish, Monash University



The Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society provided 14 Student Travel Awards to PhD students in Australia and New Zealand, to support them to attend the ACNC Conference at Monash University, Melbourne, November 2013, to present their research. The recipients of the 2013 ACNS Student Travel Awards were:


2013 ACNS Student Travel Awardees

  • Nichola Burton, University of Western Australia
  • Amy Datyner, University of New South Wales
  • Lauren Hollier, University of Western Australia
  • Jared Horvath, University of Melbourne
  • Bradley Jack, Southern Cross University
  • Katharina Limbach, University of Auckland
  • Vinh Nguyen, University of Queensland
  • Claire O’Callaghan, University New South Wales
  • Jordan Searle, University of Auckland
  • Vanessa Siffredi, University of Melbourne
  • Eric Tan, Monash University
  • Anne-Marie Ternes, Monash University
  • Fu Yan, Otago University
  • Maryam Ziaei, University of Queensland


The ACNS Student Travel Awards cover registration fees and a ticket to the conference dinner, as well as travel support of up to $600 towards airfares to attend the ACNC-2013 Conference at Monash University, Melbourne.


These awards were open to any students enrolled in undergraduate or higher-degree (Masters, PhD) research degrees. Students must submit an abstract for the ACNC Conference and must be a member of the ACNS Society to apply for the ACNS Student Travel Award.


The aim of the ACNS Travel Awards is to provide support for outstanding students to present their research at the annual meeting of the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Applications are judged according to the student’s research as outlined in the conference abstract submission, and based on research achievements relative to opportunity as outlined in a brief 1-page CV.


The ACNS Student Travel Awards were funded by the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society and by generous support from Andrew’s Airport Parking.

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