Professor Sarah Medland’s work bridges Genetics, Psychology, Neuro-Imaging and applied Statistics with a focus on understanding the genetic and environmental contributions to human behaviour and disease. Sarah was instrumental in founding the Enhancing Neuro Imaging Genetics through Meta-Analysis consortium. This large international consortium brings together researchers from more than 50 cohorts from around the world. Sarah has played an integral role in the development of this multidisciplinary project and provided strong leadership chairing the genetics working groups. Sarah’s international reputation and research achievements are highlighted by the awards she has received.