Meet our Fellows
IMB Fellows are supported by a range of competitive fellowship schemes awarded by the ARC, NHMRC, UQ and Queensland Government.
Thanks to the support of these organisations, our Fellows are able to undertake research that is recognised as some of the best in their respective fields, and that has the potential to benefit global scientific progress and improve the health of all Australians.
Total competitive fellowships held in 2012:
- 2 ARC Australian Laureate Fellows and Federation Fellows
- 2 ARC Future Fellows and Queen Elizabeth II Fellows
- 4 ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA) Fellows and Australian Postdoctoral Fellows
- 2 NHMRC Australia Fellows
- 10 NHMRC Research Fellows
- 1 NHMRC Career Development Fellow
- 9 NHMRC Early Career Fellows.
Fellowships commencing in 2012:
- 4 ARC Future Fellows totalling $2,696,012
- 3 ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) Fellows totalling $1,125,000
- 5 NHMRC Research Fellows totalling $3,790,170
- 2 NHMRC Early Career Fellows totalling $646,224.
Professor Jenny Martin
NHMRC Australia Fellows
The Australia Fellowship was a one-off funding scheme proposed by the government in 2006. A pre-eminent award in health and medical research, successful Fellows have leading international status in their field and are now conducting research programs of major impact and benefit to Australia.
|Professor Matt Cooper||Professor Rob Parton|
NHMRC Research Fellows
NHMRC Research Fellowships provide support for experienced researchers to undertake research that is of major importance in its field and of significant benefit to Australian health and medical research.
ARC Future Fellows
Future Fellowships promote research in areas of critical national importance by giving outstanding researchers incentives to conduct their research in Australia. The aim of Future Fellowships is to attract and retain the best and brightest mid-career researchers.
|Professor Kirill Alexandrov||Dr Lachlan Coin||Dr Brett Collins|
|Dr Yann Gambin||Dr Ben Hogan||Dr Kelly Smith|
|Dr Matt Sweet|
ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards
The Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards provide more focused support for researchers and create more opportunities for early-career researchers in both teaching and research, and research-only positions.
|Sonia Henriques||Dr Markus Kerr||Dr Ryan Taft|
NHMRC Career Development Award
Career Development Fellowships aim to develop Australian health and medical early to mid-career researchers so they establish themselves as independent, self-directed researchers and help build Australia’s capacity for research in all fields of health and medical research.
|Dr Mat Francois|
NHMRC Training Fellowship
|Dr Rikki Andersen||Dr Julia Archbold||Dr Irina Vetter|
|Dr Conan Wang||Dr Andrew Whitten|
Queensland Government Smart Futures Fellowship
|Dr Kate Schroder|
Vice-Chancellor's Senior Research Fellowship
|Professor Peter Koopman||Professor George Muscat||Associate Professor Carol Wicking|
UQ Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
|Sebastien Duertre||Alex Koon||Anne Lagendijk|
|Shivashankar Nagaraj||Alex Quinn||Emily Wong|