Are you over 70, live in Randwick, and want to improve your balance?

Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 9:54am

NeuRA and UNSW would like to invite you to participate in Standing Tall, a research study aimed at improving older adult’s balance and reducing their risk of having a fall.

Medical Research Future Fund critical to our health, our economy and our longevity.

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 - 9:00am

The proposed Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) represents one of the most important and far-sighted initiatives in our nation’s history.

Motorcycle protective clothing: If it is too hot to wear, is it too hot to ride?

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 8:00am

Protective clothing can substantially reduce the risk of injury in crashes and yet a number of motorcyclists continue to ride in shorts and T-shirts in hot weather.

Dr Muireann Irish honored at the New South Wales Young Tall Poppy Science Awards overnight

Thursday, 6 November 2014 - 6:00am

Congratulations to Dr Muireann Irish who was honored with an award last night at the New South Wales 'Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.'

Margarete and Len Ainsworth honoured at Research Australia’s 12th annual awards dinner.

Thursday, 6 November 2014 - 6:00am

The Ainsworth’s honoured at Research Australia’s 12th annual awards dinner overnight.

NeuRA's Prof John Hodges named in the top 400 most-cited biomedical scientists in Nature.

Tuesday, 4 November 2014 - 8:11am

Best of the best ~~

Nature journal have listed the 400 most-cited biomedical scientists in the period 1996–20114.

Depression increases risk of falls in elderly

Thursday, 2 October 2014 - 9:16am

Older people with depression are at markedly increased risk of falls.

Books for brains has launched! Read a book this October.

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 - 8:52am


Get Reading for Research

NeuRA’s initiative, Book for Brains, urges Aussies to read for the month of October and raise
money for diseases of the brain.

Improved care for hip fracture patients in Australia and New Zealand

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - 12:00am

Today marks the release of The Australian and New Zealand Guideline for Hip Fracture Care, a watershed for the outcomes and quality of life for more than 20,000 Australians and New Zealanders who suff

Study on rare dementia helps map the emotional brain

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 9:19am

A NeuRA study published in the journal BRAIN has found that individuals diagnosed with corticobasal syndrome (CBS), a rare form of dementia, experience widespread deficits in emotion processing.

Congratulations to those who have received NHMRC Research Fellowships

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 - 9:07am

Congratulations to the following individuals who have been awarded highly competitive NHMRC Research Fellowships as announced by the Health Minister:

Congratulations to...

Motorcyclists in NSW - we need you!

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 9:39am

Neuroscience Research Australia is researching the use of protective clothing among motorcyclists.

Study to increase memory, language and learning in people with Down syndrome

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 - 9:59am

The study currently taking place at NeuRA seeks to increase memory, language and learning in people with Down syndrome

NeuRA explains pain during National Pain Week

Monday, 21 July 2014 - 9:11am

Dr James McAuley was interviewed recently for an ABC feature about the work being done at NeuRA around pain.

A free app to support the assessment of dementia launched worldwide today.

Thursday, 10 July 2014 - 9:21am

Developed by Neuroscience Research Australia’s Professor John Hodges and colleagues at Plymouth

NeuRA's dementia research featured on ABC's Australian Story

Thursday, 26 June 2014 - 9:20am

On Monday June 30 at 8pm Australian Story delves into the world of Christine Bryden.

Dr James McAuley talks 'Pain' on ABC radio

Wednesday, 18 June 2014 - 9:08am

Almost everyone will experience at least one episode of back pain in life. This is often very painful and distressing but usually settles down within a few days or weeks.

Dr Muireann Irish interviewed on ABC radio

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 - 9:33am

Studies of dementia patients are suggesting our social skills rely on the same parts of our brain responsible for daydreaming, imagination and memory.

Participants needed for in-house sleep studies

Monday, 2 June 2014 - 9:22am

Do you have obstructive sleep apnoea or suspect yo might have OSA?

Prominent dementia researchers back Government policy

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 - 9:20am

The country’s leading dementia researchers, consumers and key advocacy groups applaud the Government’s vision to invest $200 million to accelerate research into dementia over the next five years.