2022 Department of Psychiatry Scholarships
2022 Department of Psychiatry Scholarship awardees announced.
Prof. Chris Davey, Head of the Department of Psychiatry, recently announced the awardees of the 2022 Department of Psychiatry scholarships, and extended his congratulations to each of them on behalf of the Department.
2022 Graham Burrows Travelling Scholarship
Awardee: Ms Hope O'Brien.
The Graham Burrows Travelling Scholarship supports a PhD student in the Department of Psychiatry, providing the opportunity for them to present their research at an international meeting.
Ms O'Brien receives the amount of $5,000.
Professor Graham Burrows AO (1938-2016) was a renowned mental-health clinician, researcher, mentor, and advocate. In addition to his many other accolades, he was the first psychiatrist to be awarded the Doctor of Science Degree in 2004 at the University of Melbourne. The Graham Burrows Travelling Scholarship commenced in 2018. Learn more about this scholarship here.
2022 Isaac Schweitzer Travelling Scholarship
Awardee: Dr Dhamidhu Eratne
The Isaac Schweitzer Travelling Scholarshipsupport an early-career researcher or psychiatrist, working in the field of psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry, providing the opportunity to travel overseas to undergo training or professional development to further their career in the field of psychiatry.
Dr Dhamidhu Eratne receives the amount of $5,000.
Professor Isaac Schweitzer, who passed away in 2013, was an outstanding clinician, researcher, and teacher, who made an incredible contribution to the University of Melbourne’s Department of Psychiatry and, from 2000, to The Melbourne Clinic as the inaugural Healthscope Chair. Learn more about this scholarship here.
2022 Nikolaos and Dimitra Pantelis Travelling Scholarship
Awardee: Dr Parsa Ravanfar
The Nikolaos and Dimitra Pantelis Travelling Scholarship supports a graduate research student, undertaking schizophrenia research within the at the University of Melbourne, to present at a national or international conference, and/or to work in an internationally recognised lab.
Dr Parsa Ravanfar receives the amount of $2,500.
In 2018, the University gratefully received a donation from Professor Christos Pantelis and Mrs Kimberley Pantelis to establish the Nikolaos and Dimitra Pantelis Travelling Scholarship in honour of Christos’ parents. Learn more about this scholarship here.
Learn more about the Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Scholarships Fund here.