Health Sciences

ACU Honours Student Wins $3000 Research Grant

Stephanie Vernon

ACU School of Exercise Science student Stephanie Vernon has won the National Stroke Foundation (NSF) Research Grant. Receiving the $3000 grant is a commendable achievement and a great start to Stephanie’s honours year.

Stephanie’s supervisor is all praise: “Congratulations Steph on a fantastic application and a brilliant result.” Dr Kade Paterson, Lecturer and Honours Coordinator, School of Exercise Science, ACU.

Our congratulations also go to Dr Paterson and other ACU staff who provided invaluable advice and support to Stephanie during the application process. “Her supervisor Kade is a great asset to ACU.” Professor Janet Hiller, Associate Dean (Research) and Professor of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, ACU.

The NSF’s research strategy goal is ‘to increase the number of high quality research projects and high quality researchers across all areas of stroke leading to a reduction in the impact of stroke on our community’. Stephanie’s research will no doubt be a valuable contribution to the foundation.