Queensland cements its place as neuroscience research hub

Queensland continues to demonstrate that it is a global powerhouse in neuroscience research, with The University of Queensland’s (UQ) Professor Perry Bartlett last night receiving a Research Australia Lifetime Achievement Award. Professor Bartlett, the founding director of UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute, said he was honoured to receive the award, which recognises a lifetime commitment to supporting and promoting health and medical research. “I am delighted to receive this award but it’s also a broader recognition of the breadth and depth of research being done at the Queensland Brain Institute,” he said. “The brain is a complex machine and its function is little understood. “At QBI, we have some of the world’s best neuroscientists investigating how the brain works and what happens when it dysfunctions. “We have groups working on understanding…


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