Monthly Archives: April 2017

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Prof Jeremy Grimshaw visits The Florey

By Liz Lynch Implementation Science is a field of research where we explore ways to ensure that the treatments we provide to patients are based on the best available research evidence. On 9th March, we were very fortunate to be visited by a world leader in Implementation Science research, Professor Jeremy Grimshaw, from the Ottawa [...]

Fitness training early after stroke

Sharon Kramer recently presented a webinar for the Victorian Stroke Clinical Network. Her talk 'Fitness training early after stroke' is now available on the Stroke Foundation's InformMe website. The webinar explores the evidence for fitness training after stroke and the gaps in evidence for the effectiveness early after stroke. Sharon also covers the issues to consider [...]

PhD Scholarship Opportunity

Background A PhD Scholarship (RTP-level) is available within the Centre of Research Excellence in Stroke Rehabilitation and Brain Recovery Clinical Trials stream. The candidate will be a high achieving Statistics, Engineering, Public Health, Allied Health, Psychology or other health-related discipline graduate with developed statistical analysis skills, interest in decision analysis and experience consulting with clinicians [...]

Stroke Foundation grant success

Margaret Galloway and her team at HMRI received a Stroke Foundation Small Project Grant for their project Determining the minimum dose of exercise required to improve cardiorespiratory fitness in stroke survivors. Stroke survivors have very low levels of cardiorespiratory fitness, often less than half that of their peers. This is close to the threshold required [...]