A.W. Campbell Award

A.W. Campbell Award

The A.W. Campbell Award commemorates the eminent Australian Neurologist whose "Histological studies on the localisation of cerebral function" in 1905 founded cerebral cytoarchitectonics. It is awarded for the best contribution by a member of the Society in their first five postdoctoral years.

Candidates should nominate themselves (within 7 years of the award of their doctorate at the deadline for nominations) by emailing their CV (including list of publications) and a synopsis of up to 5 pages outlining their contribution to neuroscience. The successful candidate will receive a certificate, a cheque and a contribution towards travel expenses to the meeting at which the award is made.

How to Apply

  • Nominations for the A.W. Campbell Award for 2017 are due by 30th June 2017.
  • You are eligible to apply if you received your Ph.D. on 1st July 2010 or later.
  • Email your CV and 5-page synopsis to the ANS Secretary Kay Double.
  • Applicants must be Members in good standing on the 30th June in the year of nomination.
  • The award will be presented at the Sydney ANS Meeting in December 2017.

Past Winners

  • 2016 - Stephen Abbott
  • 2015 - Lucy Palmer
  • 2014 - Quenten Schwarz
  • 2013 - Alexander Fornito
  • 2012 - Ben Emery
  • 2011 - Ehsan Arabzadeh
  • 2010 - Maarten Kole
  • 2009 - Michael Piper
  • 2008 - Paul Lockhart
  • 2007 - Samuel Solomon
  • 2006 - James Bourne
  • 2005 - J. Butler & Troy Margrie
  • 2004 - Elizabeth Coulson & Anthony Hannan
  • 2003 - C. Clifford
  • 2000 - Kay Double
  • 1999 - Jillian Kril
  • 1998 - Greg Stuart
  • 1996 - Marcello Rosa & Janet Taylor
  • 1995 - Pankaj Sah & J.-P. Liu
  • 1993 - Tai-loi Chan-Ling & Glenda Halliday
  • 1992 - P.J. Goadsby
  • 1991 - Phillip Robinson
  • 1990 - Peter Schofield
  • 1989 - Andrew Gundlach
  • 1988 - Dale Ferrington
  • 1987 - M.C. Morrone & D.C. Burr

Lucy Palmer receiving her award from ANS President, James Vickers, at the 2015 AGM.