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Clinic Awards Night 2017

Clinic Awards Night 2017
Rooms 203 & 204 McElwain Building (24a)
6:30pm Wednesday, 7th June 2017
8:30pm Wednesday, 7th June 2017

You are cordially invited to the UQ School of Psychology's Clinic Awards Night for 2017. This annual event is an opportunity to publicly recognise the fantastic achievements of our post-graduate students, alumni and supervisors throughout the 2016 calendar year.


Please join us in celebrating the recipients of the following prestigious awards:

  • APS Clinical College Student Prize
  • Tian P.S. Oei Research Award
  • Jules de Groot Clinical Excellence Award
  • Paul Conrad Supervision Award
  • UQ External Supervision Award


Keynote Speaker: Ross Young

I am a Clinical Psychologist by background, with research interests in the integration of psychological and biological risk factors in mental illness. I undertook my training in Clinical Psychology at  Otago University and my PhD at the University of Queensland. My research includes work in substance misuse, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, mood disorders and more broadly in behavioural medicine. This includes work in pharmacogenomics and the development of personalised medicine via the use of gene chips. 

I have over 240 published book chapters and papers in genetic, medical, psychiatric and psychological journals and have supervised over 30 completed PhD students and Postdoctoral Fellows. My work includes complex research project management, including clinical trials. Commercial collaboration and patent activity include licensing gene chip technology to Nanogen Inc. Previous positions have included being Director of the BRTC (Psychiatry) at UQ, Executive Director of the Institute of Health and Biomedical Science at QUT and I am currently Executive Dean, Faculty of Health, QUT. I have Board representation in the academic, community and health sectors where I am passionate about advancing better mental health and reducing the stigma of mental illness.

Order of Proceedings

  • 6:30 - Drinks & Canapes
  • 7:00pm - Keynote Address (Professor Ross Young)
  • 7:30pm - Award presentation
  • 8:30pm - End of event


RSVP by the 31st of May:

We look forward to seeing you there! 

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