News

Collaboration grants awarded to 29 researchers

Our annual SCI Research Collaboration Grant provides an opportunity for researchers and clinicians from around the world to attend the International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) Scientific Meeting, which will again be held in a virtual setting for 2021.

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Feeling the impact of spinal cord injury research

Consumer Engagement Lead, Antonio Vecchio, reflects on the incredible impact that research has on his everyday activities.

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Tips for attending ISCoS 2021 virtual conference

As proud partners of ISCoS 2021, we are excited to share some tips for attending this year’s conference which is now fully virtual.

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SCI Research Writing Prize returns for 2021

To help demystify research, we launched the Spinal Cord Injury Research Writing Prize in 2020 with the top-12 entries being published in the first edition of Why Research Matters: A collection of spinal cord research from around the world.

We were so thrilled with the positive response to the writing prize and the publication that we are pleased to announce we are running this initiative again this year.

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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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