2011 Menzies Memorial Scholar in the Allied Health Sciences
Matthew Pase holds the degrees of Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) with First Class Honours (2009) and Bachelor of Science (Psychology and Psychophysiology) (2008) from Swinburne University of Technology. His PhD project is investigating whether a healthy diet can help to counter the slowing of brain function with age.
A tutor in psychology at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Matthew’s research is already internationally recognized through presentations at conferences and articles in peer-reviewed journals. His most recent international conference presentation won the prestigious Templeton Foundation prize for best PhD paper. Another of his conference presentations was listed as a highlight at the world’s largest conference of hypertension and cardiovascular disease this year held in Milan and attended by more than 6,000 delegates.