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Awards received by Centre for Neuroendocrinology researchers

2017

Mauro Batista da Silva: Physiological Society of NZ John Hubbard Memorial Prize for Excellence in Studies towards a PhD

Mauro Batista da Silva: Student Poster Presentation Prize at the Queenstown Research Week Reproductive Biology Satellite

Colin Brown: Mortyn Jones Memorial Medal awarded by British Society of Neuroscience

Colin Brown: NZ Triennial Medal awarded by the Physiological Society of New Zealand

Julia Gouws: School of Biomedical Sciences Dean’s Prize for the best Summer Scholarship Report for 2016/17

Julia Gouws: Otago Medical School Research Society summer student speaker award

2016

Mauro Batista da Silva: Centre for Neuroendocrinology PhD Prize

Mauro Batista da Silva: New Zealand Society of Endocrinology MediRay Speaker Prize

Mauro Batista da Silva: Otago Medical School Research Society Student Presentation Award

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2015

Rebecca Campbell: Supervisor of the Year, OUSA Health Sciences Division

Joon Kim: John Hubbard Memorial Prize for Excellence in Studies towards a PhD, Physiological Society of New Zealand

Joon Kim: Glenn I. Hatton Memorial Award, International Neuroendocrine Federation

Joon Kim: Best student paper, Anatomy Department, University of Otago

Hannah Twigg: Centre for Neuroendocrinology second year PhD Prize

Eloise Williams: Neuroendocrinology Australasia Student Poster Prize

Aaron Korpal: World Congress on Neurohypophysial Hormones Student Poster Prize

Papillon Gustafson: New Zealand Society of Endocrinology MediRay Speaker Prize

Olivia Egan: Otago Medical School Research Society Student Presentation Award

Karl Iremonger: University of Otago Early Career Award for Distinction in Research

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2014

Karl Iremonger: The Prime Minister’s MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist Prize

Andrea Kwakowsky: Young Investigator of the Year, Brain Health Research Centre

Su Young Han: Research Staff Speaker Award, Otago Medical School Research Society

Aleisha Moore: John Hubbard Memorial Prize for Excellence in Studies towards a PhD, Physiological Society of NZ

Joon Kim: Poster Prize, Neuroendocrinology Australasia

Xander Seymour: PhD Prize, Centre for Neuroendocrinology

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2013

Simon de Croft: PhD Speaker Prize 2013, Otago Medical School Research Society

Maggie Corr-Evans: Best Student Presentation Award, New Zealand Society of Endocrinology Annual Conference (combined with the Endocrine Society of Australia & Society for Reproductive Biology)

Simon de Croft: Hubbard Prize, the Physiological Society of New Zealand, Medical Sciences Congress 2013

Tessa Sanders: Best Student Poster Presentation, Journal of Neuroendocrinology, Medical Sciences Congress 2013

Pauline Campos: PhD Prize, Centre for Neuroendocrinology

Tessa Sanders: Student Speaker Prize, Genetics Otago

Wieteke Zuure: Best student paper, Anatomy Department, University of Otago

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2012–2003

2012

Joon Kim: Early Career Student Speaker Prize, Reproduction and Development Symposium, Centre for Reproduction and Genomics

Tessa Sanders: Best Student Speaker award, Annual Science Symposium, Gravida - National Centre for Growth and Development

Papillon Gustafson: MSc/Hons Speaker Prize 2012, Otago Medical School Research Society

Su Han: PhD Speaker Prize 2012, Otago Medical School Research Society

Jenny Clarkson: Early Career Speaker Prize 2012, Otago Medical School Research Society

Prof Dave Grattan: Distinguished Researcher of the Year 2011, Otago School of Medical Sciences

Joon Kim: New Zealand Society for Endorinology Speaker Prize, MedSciNZ 2012

Mahsa Moadabb: Journal of Neuroendocrinology Poster Prize, MedSciNZ 2012

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2011

Allan Herbison: Distinguished Research Medal; for his internationally leading research into how the brain controls fertility, University of Otago

Jessica Crampton: Best student presentation award, Medical Sciences NZ (MedSci) conference, New Zealand Society of Endocrinology

Rachel Cheong: Excellence in Studies towards a PhD, The John Hubbard Memorial Prize, Physiological Society of NZ

Su Young Han: Best Student Poster Presentation, Physiological Society of NZ

Allan Herbison: Triennial Medal; in recognition of distinguished original physiological work published by a member of the Society in the previous five years, Physiological Society of NZ

Karl Iremonger: Postdoctoral Research Speaker Award, Otago Medical School Research Society

Greg Anderson: Health Sciences Supervisor of the Year, University of Otago & Otago University Students' Association

Su Young Han: Poster Presentation Prize, World Congress on Neurohypophysial Hormones 2011

Victoria Scott: Young Investigators Award, World Congress on Neurohypophysial Hormones 2011

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2010

Jean Viljoen: Best Student Speaker, NZ Society for Endocrinology

Michel Herde: Bullivant Student Speaker Prize, Physiological Society of NZ

Natalie Joe: Bullivant Student Poster Prize, Physiological Society of NZ

Dharshini Sreenivasan: OMSRS 4th Year Student Speaker Prize, Otago Medical School Research Society

Joe Yip: Best OSMS Poster Prize, Mid Winter Poster Evening, Otago School of Medical Sciences

Rachel Cheong: Brain Health and Repair Poster Prize, Mid Winter Poster Evening, Otago School of Medical Sciences

Shel Hwa Yeo: Best Poster Prize (PhD), 7th International Congress of Neuroendocrinology, Rouen

Andrea Kwakowsky: Best Poster Prize (Post-Doc), 7th International Congress of Neuroendocrinology, Rouen

Natalie Joe: Dean's Prize for the Best Summer Research Project, Otago School of Medical Sciences

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2009

Stephanie Constantin: Post Doctoral Fellow Poster Prize 2009, Otago School of Medical Sciences

Rebecca Campbell: OSMS Emerging Researcher Award, Otago School of Medical Sciences

Rebecca Campbell: University of Otago Early Career Award for Distinction in Research, University of Otago

Shel Hwa Yeo: Bullivant Student Speaker Prize, Physiological Society of NZ

Rosie Brown: John Hubbard Memorial Prize for Excellence in Studies towards a PhD, Physiological Society of NZ

Allan Herbison: Liley Medal, Health Research Council of NZ

Zsombor Koszei: PhD Student Speaker Prize, Otago Medical School Research Society

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2008

Jenny Clarkson: 2008 Exceptional PhD Thesis Award, Division of Health Sciences, University of Otago

Tony Sapsford: Raylab Prize for Best Student Speaker, NZ Society for Endocrinology

Rachel Cheong: Bullivant Student Poster Prize, Physiological Society of NZ

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2007

Allan Herbison: Elected Fellow, Royal Society of New Zealand

Allan Herbison: Distinguished Researcher of the Year, Otago School Medical Sciences

Rosie Geddes: Top Achiever Doctoral Scholarship, TEC

Jenny Clarkson: John Hubbard Memorial Prize for Excellence in Studies towards a PhD, Physiological Society of NZ

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2006

Caroline Larsen: Best Student Speaker, NZ Society for Endocrinology

Rebecca Campbell: Best "Student" Paper in Endocrinology in 2005, US Endocrine Society

Jenny Clarkson: Best PhD Student Speaker, Otago Medical School Research Society

Rachael Augustine: Young Investigator Best Poster, 6th International Congress of Neuroendocrinology

Allan Herbison: Australia-NZ Physiological Society Exchange Lecturer

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2005

Dave Grattan: Triennial Medal for Distinguished Physiological Research, Physiological Society of NZ

Jenny Clarkson: Mary Bullivant Best Student Speaker Prize, Physiological Society of NZ

Rachael Augustine: Best Student Speaker, NZ Society for Endocrinology

Derik Steyn: Best PhD Student Speaker, Otago Medical School Research Society

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2004

Elizabeth Cottrell: First equal Summer Student Speaker, Otago Medical School Research Society

Ryan Davis: First equal Summer Student Speaker, Otago Medical School Research Society

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2003

Sharon Ladyman: Best PhD Student Speaker, Otago Medical School Research Society

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