Excellence as an Early Career Researcher


Dr Genevieve Steiner 

Dr Genevieve Steiner, NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow, National Institute of Complementary Medicine, School of Science & Health

Dr Steiner is an NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow and her research explores the brain activity underlying the problems in learning and memory in people at risk of dementia.  Her research spans diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cognitive decline using a range of psychophysiological research methods, novel data analytic techniques, and evidence-based natural treatments.  Dr Steiner's PhD was awarded with Examiners Commendations for Outstanding Thesis in 2015.  She has already attracted over $800,000 in grant funding, and has published 18 peer-reviewed journal articles, 2 invited book chapters, and 30 conference abstracts from presentations at 9 international and 11 national conferences.

Highly Commended

Dr Amit Arora 

Dr Amit Arora, Senior Lecturer in Public Health, School of Science and Health

Dr Luke Beck 

Dr Luke Beck, Lecturer, School of Law


  • Dr Yingbin Feng, Senior Lecturer, School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics
  • Dr Benjamin Johnes, Adjunct Research Fellow, School of Humanities and Communication Arts
  • Dr Dallas Rogers, Lecturer, School of Social Sciences and Psychology