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Announcement: 2021 SCI Research Collaboration Grants now open

The Spinal Research Institute is pleased to be offering SCI Research Collaboration Grants for 2021. The objective of this grant is to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and to build relationships between individuals, institutions and countries involved in spinal cord research by funding individuals and small groups registration to the 2021 International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) Annual Scientific Meeting Virtual 29 Sept – 2 Oct 2021.

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SCoRH new member giveaway

Throughout May, we are running a Spinal Cord Research Hub (SCoRH) new membership giveaway, whereby new members – and existing members who refer a colleague – will go into the draw to win a place in an online research impact short course.

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Consumer Engagement Program: Building a network

The goal of the Consumer Engagement Program is to generate better outcomes from research by involving consumers, and key to achieving this is establishing the Consumer Advisory Network (CAN).

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Ambassador Announcement: Dr Gillean Hilton

The SRI is thrilled to announce Dr Gillean Hilton, researcher and occupational therapist, Austin Health, will be joining the organisation as an Ambassador.

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

In the lead up to International Women’s Day on Monday 8 March 2021, we are celebrating the some of the remarkable women who are involved with the Spinal Research Institute.

Deirdre Mori, Dr Yumna Albertus, Angie Dickschen, Ingrid Kouwijzer and Maya Dove share their stories and reflect on the women they admire.

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Doug Brown awarded a Member of the Order of Australia

The SRI is proud to announce, the Executive Director and co-Founder, A/Prof Doug Brown was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Australia Day 2021 Honours List, for his significant service to medicine, particularly spinal cord injury.

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SRI launches Mentor Program

The Spinal Research Institute (SRI) is pleased to launch the SRI Mentor Program 2021.

This opportunity is open to all Early Career Researchers (ECRs) from around the world currently working in the field of spinal cord injury (SCI) research and registered on the Spinal Cord Research Hub (SCoRH).

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Spinal Research Institute celebrates 10 year anniversary

After what was an immensely challenging year for everyone in 2020, we’re excited by our plans for this new year as we celebrate our 10th anniversary.

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Why Research Matters – a collection of spinal cord research

Why Research Matters: A collection of spinal cord research from around the world is a compilation of the top-12 entries from the Spinal Research Institute’s (SRI) inaugural Spinal Cord Injury Research Writing Prize. We were thrilled with the large number of submissions received, from across 14 countries and a wide range of research interest areas.

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