Monthly Archives: December 2016

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Data Linkage in Stroke Research

By Nadine Andrew From birth until death information about us is collected by different agencies and government departments. Data linkage is the method of bringing together information about people from different sources. This is particularly useful in stroke research because people with stroke have many contacts with different sectors of the health system before, during [...]

Letter from America

By Liam Johnson Late in 2015, I was fortunate to be awarded an Endeavour Research Fellowship, which supports aspiring Australian scientists to travel and engage in research at an overseas institution. My fellowship encompasses visits to some world-renowned stroke rehabilitation research laboratories, a presentation at the American Society for Neurorehabilitation (ASNR), and leading a research [...]

Implementation Science Stream

  By Liz Lynch Research from Australia and overseas has shown that patients receive just over half the recommended care for their health conditions. This gap between what we know from research about effectively treating health conditions versus what is provided to patients might be due to health professionals being unaware of, or having difficulty [...]