Cockell Research Collaboration Awards – Previous Recipients


Associate Professor Lisa Wood

University of Western Australia

Project: Prevalence of Mental Illness and Treatment Pathways among people who are homeless in Perth, Western Australia


Dr Benjamain Milbourn

Curtin University

Project: Mental health outcomes of adolescents with ASD as they transition to adulthood



Dr Ben Grafton

University of Western Australia

Project: Enhancing the treatment of depression through the delivery of attentional bias modification procedures





Dr Wayne Davies

School of Animal Biology, UWA

Project: Light therapy in the treatment of Bipolar Disorder



Raine_imgDr Kevin Runions

Centre for Child Health Research, UWA

Project: Social Reward and Impulsivity in Disruptive Behaviour Problems: The Roles of Oxytocin and Serotonin



Anna Waterreus 1aDr Anna Waterreus

School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, UWA

Project: Simple Physical Activity Questionnaire (SIMPAQ)L and international validation study


Andrew Whitehouse 1aProfessor Andrew Whitehouse

Centre for Child Health Research, UWA

Project: Very early intervention in infants at risk of autism: Bringing a novel therapy to Australia



David Bruce 1aProfessor David Bruce

School of Medicine and Pharmacology, UWA

Project: Neuroinflammation in Type 2 diabetes:  A PET study using the novel radioligand, (18F)p FEEPPA


Julian HengDr Julian Heng

Centre for Medical Research, UWA

Project: Understanding how genetic mutations to gene regulatory proteins cause childhood brain disorder


Jenny RodgerProfessor Jenny Rodger

School of Animal Biology, UWA

Project: Preclinical optimization of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for youth with treatment refractory depression



Raine_imgProfessor Sergio Starkstein

School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, UWA

Project: Autism Spectrum Disorder in middle to late adulthood: Phenomenology, behavioural correlates and societal costs



Florian Zepf 1aProfessor Florian Zepf

School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, UWA

Project: Studying the role of serotonin in anxiety in adolescence – An iterative translational research approach