BrightSpark Research Collaboration Awards – Previous Recipients


Dr Amy Finlay-Jones

Mental Health and Youth Telethon Kids Institute/CCHR, University of Western Australia

Collaborating Institution: Brain and Body Lab (BABLab), University of California (Los Angeles, USA)

Project: Beyond brain and behaviour: Understanding the role of the gut microbiome in infant and child mental health



Dr Diana Tan

School of Psychological Science, University of Western Australia

Collaborating Institution: University of Cambridge, UK

Project: Investigating biological markers of autism using longitudinal cohort studies in the UK and Australia



Dr Annette Regan

Curtin University

Project: An international cohort study measuring child health following maternal immunisation



Dr Nathanael Yates

University of Western Australia

Project: Developing Preterm Infant Nutrition Research Capacity




Dr Laurence Cheung

Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia

Project: Identification of novel drug combinations to cure high-risk infant leukaemia



Dr Gavin Pereira

Curtin University

Project: Heatwaves and Perinatal Morbidity – a combined observational and experimental study