ACNS Awards

2019 ACNS awards now open! The ACNS Executive Committee is pleased to open nominations for two awards: the Young Investigator Award, and the Emerging Researcher Award.


Young Investigator Award

The aim is to award an outstanding cognitive neuroscientist in Australasia who is making internationally recognised contributions to their field. Less than 10 years post-doc.


Emerging Researcher Awards

The awards aim to recognise two outstanding researchers working in the field of cognitive neuroscience in Australasia at the very early stages of their careers. Less than 2 years post-doc.

Consideration will be given to career disruptions (e.g., parental leave, relocation, illness, etc.).

The submission deadline for these awards is 9th of August 2019. All nominations must be submitted electronically.


ACNS Lifetime Contribution Award 2019

The ACNS Lifetime Contribution Award aims to honour senior distinguished cognitive neuroscientists who have made extraordinary lifetime contributions to the advancement of Australasian cognitive neuroscience nationally and internationally.

Individuals nominated for this award are expected to have a distinguished research profile and a record of sustained commitment to service in promoting Australasian cognitive neuroscience.

The submission deadline for these awards is 15th of September 2019. All nominations must be submitted electronically.


Previous ACNS awards winners

Associate Professor Alex Fornito

2014 ACNS Young Investigator Awardee, Associate Professor Alex Fornito, Monash University

Associate Professor Donna Rose Addis

2015 ACNS Young Investigator Awardee, Associate Professor Donna Rose Addis, The University of Auckland

Associate Professor Paul Dux

2016 ACNS Young Investigator Awardee, Associate Professor Paul Dux, University of Queensland

Muireann Irish

2017 Young Investigator Award, Associate Professor Muirrean Irish, University of Sydney

Dr Lena Oestreich

2017 Emerging Researcher Award,
Dr Lena Oestreich

Dr Colin Palmer

2017 Emerging Researcher Award,
Dr Colin Palmer

Dr Patrick Cooper

2018 Emerging Researcher Award,
Dr Patrick Cooper

Dr Talitah Ford

2018 Emerging Researcher Award,
Dr Talitah Ford

Dr Mac Shine

2018 Young Investigator Award,
Dr Mac Shine

Dr Marta Garrido

2018 Young Investigator Award,
Dr Marta Garrido