Seminars and Events

The seminars and meetings listed below are open to professionals and colleagues of NeuRA staff.

NeuRA End of Year Meeting

On Monday 27th of November 2017, NeuRA held the final all staff meeting for the year.

The meeting was an opportunity for us to reflect on the past year and to welcome the new staff joining us.

We were able to celebrate all of NeuRA’s grant funding successes, and promotions, and also award the winners of the NeuRA Publication Prize and Research Assistant Award.


Congratulations to:

Dr Matthew Brodie:  NeuRA Publication Prize (Postdoctoral Category)

Brodie MA, Okubo Y, Annegarn J, Wieching R, Lord SR, Delbaere K. Disentangling the health benefits of walking from increased exposure to falls in older people using remote gait monitoring and multi-dimensional analysis. Physical. Means. 38 (2017) 45-62.

Benjamin Tong: NeuRA Research Assistant Award

Danny Boerrigter: NeuRA Research Assistant Award


2017 has been a fantastic year and we look forward to welcoming 2018!



Workshop on Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

A two day course on magnetic resonance spectroscopy will be held at Neuroscience Research Australia, on Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th of November 2017.

APD and CADD Symposium

The joint 11th APD and 6th CADD Symposium will be held at Neuroscience Research Australia.

International Keynote Speakers:

  • Prof Mike Fainzilber, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  • Dr Joseph Lewcock, Denali Therapeutics, USA
  • A/Prof Alla Kostyukova, Washington State University, USA
  • Prof Roland Brandt, University of Osnabrück, Germany

APD CADD 2017 Program

APD CADD BDDG Panel Event 1st Dec 2017


  • General registration: $100 (includes BDD panel discussion)
  • Student registration: $35 (includes BDD panel discussion)
  • BDD Panel discussion only (Friday 5-8pm): $30

Registration includes catering for morning tea and lunch on both days.

Registrations now closed.

NSW Falls Prevention Network Rural Forum

The NSW Falls Prevention Network Rural forum is for health professionals committed to preventing falls in older people, it will feature presentations on evidence based interventions as well as highlight current innovative interventions from the local health district and provide information on the leading better value care – falls in hospital initiative.

Symposium of the ANZ Falls Prevention Society and the NeuRA Motor Impairment Program

NeuRA is excited to host the first ANZ Falls Prevention Society and Motor Impairment Program Grant Balance Symposium.

In collaboration with the NHMRC Program Grant into Motor Impairment (Led by Profs Lord, Gandevia, Herbert, Taylor), the ANZFPS are organising a focused symposium to showcase recent mechanistic and experimental studies to improve our understanding of balance control and falls in ageing and clinical groups.

Where: Neuroscience Research Australia, Randwick

When: Monday 4th of December

View the program

Visit the Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Society website 



Get in quickly as spots are limited!

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To register for the symposium, please complete the form.

First International Motor Impairment Conference 2018

NeuRA will host the first International Motor Impairment Conference in Sydney Australia. This 3-day international meeting will be held in November 2018 and will focus on all aspects of Motor Impairment from basic research through translational medicine to clinical trials.

Venue:  Crowne Plaza, Coogee

Dates: Monday 26 November – Wed 28 November 2018

Register your interest in receiving more details about this conference.

Visit the conference website.

ANS Sensorimotor Control Satellite Meeting

The 2017 ANS Sensorimotor Control Satellite Meeting will be held at NeuRA on Saturday 2 December 2017.

NeuRA Invited Seminar Series 2017

The NeuRA Invited Lecture series aims to attract leading national and international researchers from all fields of neuroscience.

NeuRA MRI Seminar Series 2017

The new NeuRA MRI seminar series will provide researchers with the opportunity to present their work-in-progress and network.