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NeuRA launches virtual Schizophrenia Library

Thursday 18 May 2017: Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) officially launched a new virtual library on mental health called the NeuRA Discovery Portal. Developed to support the community, practitioners, people living with brain-related disorders, and their families, the new online library opens up a world of fresh knowledge.The first virtual library to be launched is the Schizophrenia Library, which appropriately launches during Schizophrenia Week in Australia. Further NeuRA virtual libraries are being developed over the next two years for Bipolar Disorder and Dementia.Developed by NeuRA scientist Dr Sandy Matheson with creative framework in conjunction with Prof Vaughan Carr (Research Unit for Schizophrenia Epidemiology, UNSW School of Psychiatry, St Vincent’s Hospital, and NeuRA), the new online library found at offers thousands…

NeuRA announces Transurban partnership and opens a world class Research Centre for Road Safety in Australia

Friday 12 May 2017: Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) today announced a new research partnership with Transurban launching a dedicated world class research centre for road safety. The Transurban Road Safety Centre was officially opened by the Hon Brad Hazzard MP, NSW Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research. The joint venture brings together Medical Research, Business and Government into a partnership aimed at working together to reduce injury suffered on our roads. “This vital medical research project will better shape road safety priorities and ultimately save more lives – not only on NSW roads but across the country,” Mr…

The Sounds of Silence: the brain attends to quiet gaps in its inputs

Neuroscientists at NeuRA and UNSW Sydney, Australia have shown that the brain may ignore “chatter” in its inputs, and instead use the periods of quiet to make judgements about the environment.

NeuRA Announces 2018 International Motor Impairment Conference in Sydney, Australia

NeuRA to host the first International Motor Impairment Conference in Sydney Australia.

NeuRA shines a bright light on Pulmonary Disease Research

NeuRA’s Dr Anna Hudson has been awarded the Lung Foundation Australia/Boehringer Ingelheim COPD Research Fellowship

Tara Moss films cyberbullying documentary at NeuRA

Author, journalist, TV presenter and human rights advocate Tara Moss came to NeuRA to film a segment for a new documentary about the effects of cyber abuse.