Dr Remika Mito
BA, BSc(Adv)(Hons), PhD

Research Fellow

Heidelberg Campus
245 Burgundy Street
Heidelberg Victoria 3084

Remika Mito


Dr Remika Mito is a postdoctoral researcher in the Imaging and Epilepsy group, working within Professor Graeme Jackson’s laboratory. Her research focuses on applying cutting-edge neuroimaging techniques to better understand neurological conditions, with a current focus in epilepsy and concussion.

Dr Mito received her Honours degree (First Class Honours and University Medal) from the University of Sydney in 2014, and PhD from the University of Melbourne in 2019. Highlights from her PhD include an Editor’s choice publication in Brain, a Summa Cum Laude award at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), and top departmental thesis award (John Milne Prize for Neuroscience).


As an early-career researcher, Dr Mito has received numerous awards and grants for her research, most recently including a University of Melbourne Early Career Research Grant, a Victoria Fellowship from veski and AFRAN Award to support an overseas study mission. She is passionate about supporting the needs of early career researchers, and has held institutional and international roles on various committees, including The Florey student and postdoc committees, and as Secretary of ANZ ISMRM, and on the organising committee for CDMRI.

Career highlights

Current roles

  • Secretary – Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) Chapter of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM)
  • Organising Committee – Computational Diffusion MRI Workshop of MICCAI
  • Austin Representative – Florey Seminar Committee

Past roles

  • Co-Chair – Florey Postdoctoral Association (FPA)
  • Vice President – Students of Florey Institute (SOFI)
  • Austin Representative – Students of Florey Institute (SOFI)
  • Florey Graduate Research Committee (GRC)
  • Events Manager – Students of Brain Research (SOBR)

Awards and achievements

  • 2022 – Wally & Jean Jackson Postdoctoral Travel Award
  • 2022 – Magna Cum Laude, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM)
  • 2020 – Magna Cum Laude, ISMRM
  • 2020 – First Prize, Florey Postdoc Association (FPA) Symposium
  • 2019 – John Milne Prize for top departmental PhD thesis
  • 2018 – Summa Cum Laude, ISMRM
  • 2018 – Runner Up, Mendelsohn Student Lecture Award
  • 2018 – Wally & Jean Jackson Postgraduate Travel Award
  • 2017 – Florey Prize for Neuroscience, Austin Health ResearchFest
  • 2017 – Ayse Berke & Liana Colvill Postgraduate Travel Award
  • 2016 – Second Prize, Students of Brain Research Symposium
  • 2015 – Yulgibar Alzheimer’s Research Program Scholarship
  • 2015 – Melbourne International Research Scholarship
  • 2014 – University Medal, University of Sydney
  • 2013 – Academic Merit Prize
  • 2012, 2013 – Dean’s List of Excellence, University of Sydney
  • 2012 – Summer Research Scholarship, Sydney Medical School

Grants and Fellowships

  • 2023 – Victoria Fellowship, veski
  • 2023 – University of Melbourne Early Career Research Grant
  • 2021 – Brain Foundation Research Grant
  • 2021 – Brain Australia Research Grant

Research publications


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