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Fabulous Young Stroke Research Forum

by Jan Chamberlain In November we were pleased to host a forum devoted to young stroke, where we heard the latest research and discussed the experiences of young stroke survivors.  A/Prof Sean Dukelow from the University of Calgary’s Stroke Robotics and Recovery Lab kicked off the afternoon with a talk on robotics in stroke rehabilitation. The [...]

Working together to advance stroke rehabilitation and recovery across the continuum of care

Contributing authors: Karen Borschmann, Nat Fini, Dana Wong, Liz Lynch and Lin Ong, on behalf of the organising committee It was standing room only in our Stroke Rehabilitation pre-conference workshop at Stroke 2018 in sunny Sydney. Over 100 clinicians, researchers and consumers from around Australia and New Zealand attended this exciting event, and were informed, [...]

Pint of Science – Newcastle

by Gillian Mason Gillian Mason was extra lucky in May to back up from Spotlight on Stroke and talk all things stroke and brain science with Sarah Valkenborghs and Dr Lin Kooi Ong at The Edwards bar for the Newcastle leg of the international Pint of Science festival. This festival sees researchers chat about science [...]

Spotlight on Stroke

by Gillian Mason Newcastle stroke survivors say to me regularly that they’d like to see more of our researchers, to understand what’s going on in the ‘fancy building on the hill’ and find out what our work means for them. Some share that they feel that health professionals and researchers might not actually know what [...]

Implementation—The Missing Link in the Research Translation Pipeline

Despite the exponential growth in the evidence base for stroke rehabilitation, there is still a paucity of knowledge about how to consistently and sustainably deliver evidence-based stroke rehabilitation therapies in clinical practice. To read the abstract click here.      

Stroke Research Consumer Forum report

The report on the stroke research consumer forum held in October 2017 can be viewed below. To download a copy, click here (7MB).            

Systematic review of clinical practice guidelines to identify recommendations for rehabilitation after stroke and other acquired brain injuries

Objective Rehabilitation clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) contain recommendation statements aimed at optimising care for adults with stroke and other brain injury. The aim of this study was to determine the quality, scope and consistency of CPG recommendations for rehabilitation covering the acquired brain injury populations. To download the free paper click here.   [...]

Taking stroke rehabilitation to exercise professionals

by Liam Johnson Earlier this year, I was invited to present an Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) webinar on stroke rehabilitation. ESSA is the peak national body that represents exercise physiologists, exercise scientists and sports scientists. ESSA has a vision to improve the health and well-being of Australians through sport and exercise, and has a [...]

Live-in 3 day Intensive Grant Writing Workshop

This Live-in 3 day Intensive Grant Writing Workshop offers: Dedicated time with experts to finesse your grant/fellowship application Access to stroke and trial specific expertise Lectures from very successful grant writers One-on-one opportunity with expert grant writers Who should attend:   Stroke rehabilitation researchers who will submit an NHMRC project or fellowship grant (or similar) in the [...]

Future Stroke Rehabilitation Research Leaders

The CRE in Stroke Rehabilitation and Brain Recovery is seeking future leaders in stroke rehabilitation and/or brain recovery research. Are you: Involved in stroke rehabilitation and/or brain recovery research? Less than 8 years post PhD (with career disruption)? Do you: Have a vision for your career in stroke rehabilitation and/or brain recovery research? Would you like: [...]