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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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In Conversation with the SRI – video series

The In Conversation series that was launched in June has been very popular. COVID-19 has greatly impacted on our health, wellbeing and way-of-life, and it has been critical to connect with our supporters online. This video series has captured fascinating stories and perspectives from the remarkable people we know and work with.

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ISCoS 2020:Virtual Highlights

Kristine Hendry, CEO, shares some of her highlights from the 59th International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) Annual Scientific Meeting, held last month.

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SCI Research Writing Prize – deadline extended

A message from Kristine Hendry, CEO of the Spinal Research Institute, inviting researchers to submit a written piece to the SCI Research Writing Prize.

It’s an opportunity to present your research, either complete or in-progress, to a broad ranging, non-scientific audience.

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SCI Research Collaboration Grants 2020 awarded to seven research groups

The SRI is thrilled to be supporting seven collaborative research groups across eight countries to attend the 2020 International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) Virtual Meeting.

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