2012: PhD in Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland. Laudatio: Magna Cum Laude.
2007: MSc in Psychologicial Research Methods, Keele University, United Kingdom.
2006: BSc in Criminology and Psychology (Dual Honours), Keele University, United Kingdom.
Dr Moyra Mortby is a senior research fellow in the School of Psychology, Faculty of Science, UNSW Sydney. She holds a conjoint appointment with Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and is an Associate Investigator of the UNSW Ageing Futures Institute.
Dr Mortby was awarded her PhD with Laudatio Magna Cum Laude from the University of Zurich, Switzerland (2012). During her post-doctoral research, she retrained in advanced neuroimaging techniques to complement her research skills in psychology.
Dr Mortby is an NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow and previously held a fellowship from the Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation. She is the recipient of the 2015 Alzheimer’s Association’s International Society to US Advance Alzheimer’s International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment Neuropsychiatric Syndromes Professional Interest Area (ISTAART NPS PIA) New Investigator Award for demonstrated research commitment to the field of neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia.
Dr Mortby holds key international committee roles including the position of Vice Chair of the US ISTAART NPS PIA and Chair of the Apathy Working Group of the US ISTAART NPS PIA.
2016: Alzheimer's Australia ACT Dementia Champion.
2015: International Society to Advance Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment (ISTAART) and the Neuropsychiatric Syndromes (NPS) in Neurodegenerative diseases Professional Interest Area (PIA) New Investigator Award.
2015: Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) Travel Fellowship.
2012: Australian National University Vice-Chancellor Travel Grant.
2009: Society for the Study of Human Development Conference Registration Award.
2009: University of Zurich Fakultäres Mentoring Auslands-Kurz-Mentorate and der Philosophischen Fakultät.
2009: University of Michigan International Max Planck Research School on the Life Course University of Michigan Research Stay Grant.