Awards News

Infinitome Award Winners: Dr Roisin McMackin and Professor Richard Carson

Infinitome Award Winners: Dr Roisin McMackin and Professor Richard Carson

The Brainbox Initiative and Omniscient Neurotechnology are delighted to confirm that Dr Roisin McMackin and Professor Richard Carson (Trinity College Dublin) has been awarded the inaugural Infinitome Imaging Award.

John Rothwell Award Winner 2021: Professor Til Ole Bergmann

John Rothwell Award Winner 2021: Professor Til Ole Bergmann

Professor Til Ole Bergmann (LIR Mainz) has been awarded the Brainbox Initiative's inaugural John Rothwell Award for the distinctive research that he has carried out throughout his career working with non-invasive brain stimulation techniques.

Research Challenge 2021 Winner: Ben Clennell, University of Bristol

Research Challenge 2021 Winner: Ben Clennell, University of Bristol

Ben Clennell, University of Bristol, has been awarded the Brainbox Initiative Research Challenge 2021 for his ambitious application exploring transcranial focused ultrasound (TUS) neuromodulation techniques.

Announcing Our 2021 Young Investigator Award Winner: Dr Daniel Corp

Announcing Our 2021 Young Investigator Award Winner: Dr Daniel Corp

Dr Daniel Corp (Deakin University) has been awarded the Brainbox Initiative Young Investigator Award for 2021. Read more about Daniel's winning entry here.

Roisin McMackin Passes Her Viva

Roisin McMackin Passes Her Viva

Congratulations to our 2020 Research Challenge Winner Roisin McMackin on passing her viva with no corrections.

Poster Presentation Winners 2020

Poster Presentation Winners 2020

Congratulations to all of this year's Brainbox Initiative Conference poster presentation winners: we were delighted to spread these prizes between seven fantastic posters and pitches for 2020.

Research Challenge Winner 2020: Kendra Kandana Arachchige

Research Challenge Winner 2020: Kendra Kandana Arachchige

We are delighted to announce that Kendra Kandana Arachchige of the University of Mons has been chosen as one of the Brainbox Initiative's Research Challenge winners for 2020. Kendra is currently in the final stages of her PhD, 'Cognitive mechanisms involved in gesture/speech integration: the role of verbal working memory and visual attention', and hopes to begin work on her winning Research Challenge submission in mid-2021.

Young Investigator Award Winner 2020: Dr Davide Folloni

Young Investigator Award Winner 2020: Dr Davide Folloni

We are delighted announce that Dr Davide Folloni of the University of Oxford has been awarded the Brainbox Initiative Young Investigator Award for 2020 for the exceptional work that he is carrying out with transcranial focused ultrasound neuromodulation.

Research Challenge Winner 2020: Roisin McMackin

Research Challenge Winner 2020: Roisin McMackin

We are delighted to announce that Roisin McMackin of Trinity College Dublin has been awarded the Brainbox Initiative Research Challenge award for 2020. Roisin is currently in the final stages of her PhD at The Academic Unit of Neurology, Trinity College Dublin, and hopes to submit her thesis Human Neurodegeneration: A Spectral EEG and TMS based Approach in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis later this year.

Dr Camilla Nord: Young Investigator Award Winner 2019

Dr Camilla Nord: Young Investigator Award Winner 2019

Congratulations to Dr Camilla Nord of the University of Cambridge who has been selected by the Brainbox Initiative’s esteemed Scientific Committee as winner of the 2019 Young Investigator Award for her exciting neuroscience research.

Poster Presentation 2018 Winner, Haya Akkad

Poster Presentation 2018 Winner, Haya Akkad

Researchers were invited to submit abstracts for inclusion in the Brainbox Initiative Conference poster session, particularly in the area of non-invasive brain imaging and stimulation. All poster submissions were supported by a three-minute presentation to elucidate the findings of their research.

This year’s successful poster presentation winner was Haya Akkad of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Oxford, with her research on Improving motor learning via phase-amplitude coupled theta-gamma tACS. Professor of Neurophysiology Walter Paulus, University of Göttingen judged and awarded this year’s prize.