Professor John McGrath’s research aims to explore nongenetic risk factors for schizophrenia. He has forged productive cross-disciplinary collaborations linking risk factor epidemiology with developmental neurobiology. He has won several national and international awards including the Premier’s Award for Medical Research (ASMR). In 2007 he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM). In 2013 he was awarded a prestigious John Cade Fellowship, by the NHMRC. His research is highly cited (H = 74, over 21,000 cites). He is a member of the NHMRC Research Committee and the Australian Health Ethics Committee. He is a Director of Research Australia.