2014-2015 Past-President, Federation of Asian Oceanian Neuroscience Societies

2011-2013 President, Federation of Asian Oceanian Neuroscience Societies

2012 Finalist (1 of 3) West Australian Scientist of the Year

2012 Past President, Australasian Neuroscience Society

2011 WA Science Awards finalists – Scientist of the Year – $50,000

2010-2011 President, Australian Neuroscience Society

2009 Nina Kondelos Prize, Australian Neuroscience Society, for outstanding contributions to basic/clinical neuroscience research

1999 Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision Award Commendation,

1996 Marcus Singer Medal

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