Professorial Research Fellow at Brain and Psychological Sciences Research Centre, Swinburne University of Technology

Susan Rossell is a Professorial Research Fellow at Brain and Psychological Sciences Research Centre, Swinburne University and at Monash Alfred Psychiatry research centre. She is a cognitive neuropsychologist. Her research has focused on understanding the cognitive and neurobiological processes involved in psychosis and related disorders. She has extensive experience in neuroimaging.

Prior to coming to Australia, Susan studied at the University of Manchester, the Institute of Psychiatry (part of King’s College London) and Oxford University. She gained experience in neuroimaging whilst undertaking a position at the world renowned Functional Imaging Lab, Queens Square, London, UK. In 2000 she was awarded a prestigious International Wellcome Post-doctoral Fellowship during which she spent part of her time at Macquarie University in Sydney. From 2004 to 2007 she was Head of the Cognitive Neuropsychiatry Department at the Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, Melbourne. In 2008 she moved to Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre.

Susan has published extensively and has received both the International and European award for Young Investigator into Schizophrenia Research.