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Biography

Dr Bernadette Fitzgibbon is an NHMRC early career research fellow at MAPrc where she heads the Pain and Affective Neuroscience Unit.

She has received several awards for her research including the 2014 Young Researcher of the Year by the Bethlehem Griffith Research Foundation, a 2014 Tall Poppy Award by the Australian Institute of Policy and Science, and the 2012 Vice Chancellor's Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence (Monash University).

Her work has received extensive coverage from top media outlets including New Scientist magazine,Australasian Science, and The Psychologist. She has also written online pieces for The Conversationand Body in Mind Blog, and been interviewed on 3RRR and ABC1 television.

Keywords

  • Neurobiology
  • Pain Medicine
  • Pain Management
  • Neuroimaging
  • Neurophysiology
  • Brain Stimulation
  • Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Depression
  • Autism
  • Social Cognition
  • Social Neuroscience
  • Empathy
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Electroencephalography

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Projects 2014 2018

Research Output 2006 2018

The Psychology of Ultra-Marathon Runners: A Systematic Review

Roebuck, G. S., Fitzgerald, P. B., Urquhart, D. M., Ng, S-K., Cicuttini, F. M. & Fitzgibbon, B. 18 Apr 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Psychology of Sport and Exercise. 51 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Combined cerebral and peripheral treatments for pain: A commentary on Hazime et al.

Fitzgibbon, B. M., de Andrade, D. C. & Schabrun, S. Aug 2017 In : European Journal of Pain. 21, 7, p. 1130-1131 2 p.

Research output: Other - peer-reviewArticle

Prizes

2012 Vice-Chancellor's Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence

Bernadette Fitzgibbon (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

2014 Young Researcher of the Year

Bernadette Fitzgibbon (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

2014 Young Tall Poppy

Bernadette Fitzgibbon (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Australian Postgraduate Award

Bernadette Fitzgibbon (Recipient), 2008

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Doctoral Thesis

Bernadette Fitzgibbon (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2012 2014

  • 3 External research organisation, centre or institute

National Health and Medical Research Council Biomedical Early Career Fellowship

Fitzgibbon, B. (Visitor)
1 Jan 20141 Jan 2018

Activity: External research organisation, centre or institute

Monash Bridging Postdoctoral Fellowship

Fitzgibbon, B. (Visitor)
1 Jul 20121 Jul 2013

Activity: External research organisation, centre or institute

Guest Associate Editor

Fitzgibbon, B. (Visitor)
17 Jul 201217 Sep 2013

Activity: External research organisation, centre or institute