Neuroscience kudos for QBI student

The University of Queensland’s Laura Fenlon has been named the first-ever Australian winner of a prestigious international neuroscience award. The PhD student at the Queensland Brain Institute was awarded the Krieg Cortical Kudos Scholar Award for graduate students from one of the world’s oldest neuroscience societies, the Cajal Club. The award recognises Ms Fenlon’s “outstanding contributions to our understanding of the function of the cerebral cortex”. Ms Fenlon said she was honoured to join the list of esteemed neuroscientists who have received the award in the past 30 years.  “I am very grateful to the organisers for this award, and I think that this success is a reflection of the growing international prestige of QBI, UQ, and neuroscience in Australia,” Ms Fenlon said. “I chose to become a neuroscientist because…

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