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Prof

Sarah Wilson

Head Of School
Epilepsy
Music Neuroscience
Autism
Auditory Perception & Cognition
Emotional Processing
Mood Disorders
Functional Neurological Disorders
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
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Prof

Sarah Wilson

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Methodologies: Behavioural Research
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Prof

Sarah Wilson

 

Sarah is an internationally recognised expert in Cognitive Neuroscience and Clinical Neuropsychology. Her research program has advanced our understanding of the neural basis of human cognition and behaviour.

She has pioneered music neuroscience research in Australia, showing how music can enhance brain function in healthy individuals, and facilitate recovery after brain injury. She has also described a new clinical syndrome that arises following treatment of neurological disorders, and her research has led to better management of the cognitive, emotional, and social difficulties faced by individuals recovering from brain injury. Sarah employs behavioural, genetic, and neuroimaging techniques in her research, and heads a vibrant team of researchers in the Clinical and Music Neuroscience Lab. She is also the Director of Music, Mind and Wellbeing (MMW), a world-first initiative linking neuroscience with music and social wellbeing through a unique set of collaborations spanning music, science, health, education, and industry. Clinically, she has expertise in the cognitive and psychosocial assessment of individuals with brain injury. She has established a hospital-based rehabilitation service for epilepsy patients and their families, and more recently a community-based Psychosocial Clinic for patients with Functional Neurological Disorders. Her research has been awarded multiple prizes internationally and changed clinical practice around the globe.

Projects

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23

Projects

Project Types


18

Research Grant


3

Research Contracts


2

Internal Research Grant


Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2014

Teaching Excellence Award

2014

Excellence Award for Equity, Diversity and Staff Development

2009

Learning and Teaching Award

1999

IBE-SPACE Prize for Assessing Costs in Epilepsy

International Bureau of Epilepsy - SPACE Prize

2010

Director, Music, Mind & Wellbeing, The University of Melbourne


2009

Research Fellow, Florey Neuroscience Institutes


6

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Head Of School

Melbourne School Of Psychological Sciences

Invited Member

Epilepsy Education Task Force, International League Against Epilepsy

Chair

Chair, Neuropsychology Task Force, Diagnostic Methods Commission, International League Against Epilepsy

Elected Member

President, Australian Music and Psychology Society

Clinical Neuropsychologist

The APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists

Esa

Epilepsy Society of Australia

Maps

Australian Psychological Society

Registered Psychologist

The Psychologists Registration Board of Victoria

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Clinical Neuropsychology

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

University of Melbourne