The University of Newcastle, Australia

ACNS Lifetime Contribution awarded to Patricia Michie

Friday, 28 February 2020

School of Psychology Emeritus Professor Patricia Michie has been awarded a Lifetime Contribution Award by the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society, reinforcing the significant mark she has left on the field of psychology.

Emeritus Professor Pat Michie

As a pioneer of Australian cognitive neuroscience, psychophysiology, and experimental psychology, Emeritus Professor Patricia Michie has left an impressive legacy on the field of psychology.

For her tireless contributions, Professor Michie has recently been awarded a Lifetime Contribution Award by the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society (ACNS).

Established to honour distinguished cognitive neuroscientists, the award recognises those who have made extraordinary lifetime contributions to the advancement of Australasian cognitive neuroscience.

Pro Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Science, Professor Lee Smith, congratulated Professor Michie on the award and said her career had left both a local and international mark.

“With a distinguished research profile and record of sustained commitment to promoting Australasian cognitive neuroscience, I congratulate Professor Michie on a befitting award.

“Beyond the global impact of her career, Professor Michie has contributed to an important local footprint which sees the University of Newcastle’s School of Psychology ranked first in Australia for teaching quality and overall educational experience”, said Professor Smith.

Over the course of her career, Professor Michie has written over 180 publications, has over 17,000 citations, been awarded in excess of $9M in national competitive grants, and has supervised numerous PhD students.


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