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September 2017

  • May
    Congratulations Mary-Louise

    Congratulations to Full Member Dr Mary-Louise Rogers, on being announced as a Finalist in the Winnovation Awards! Mary-Louise is up against Caitlin Byrt (UniAdelaide) and Sally Plush (UniSA) in the Science division of the Women in Innovation & Technology SA awards.

  • May
    Research Australia - Mary-Louise

    Full Member Dr Mary-Louise Rogers was featured in the #6 2017 issue of Research Australia (p26) in an article entitled "New Biomarker makes its mark for Motor Neurone Disease".

    The full article can be found at:
    https://issuu.com/researchaustralia/docs/inspire_issue_6

  • May
    Congratulations Mary-Louise and Vyoma!

    Congratulations to Full Members Dr Mary-Louise Rogers and Vyoma Modi on completing the City-to-Bay MND SA challenge.

    For those interested in supporting this worthy cause, there is still a chance to donate at: https://citybay2017.everydayhero.com/au/mndnr-lab-flinders

  • May
    CNS 40th Anniv - Photos and Recordings

    Thank you to everyone who joined us for the CNS 40th Anniversary!

    The event was considered a huge success by organisers and attendees and the CNS Executive Committee would like to thank everyone involved.

    Photos and recordings from the event are now available online!

  • May
    CNS 40th Anniversary!

    The CNS 40th Anniversary event has now been scheduled for Thursday, 7th September 2017!

    The event is going to be HUGE with participation by founding members; John Chalmers, Ian Chubb, Laurie Geffen, Marcello Costa and many more! Full information can be found here.

 

July 2017

  • May
    Congratulations to Stuart!

    Congratulations to Assoc Prof Stuart Brierley on being awarded a National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Research Excellence Award! Stuart was the top ranked NHMRC R.D. Wright Biomedical Fellow (Level II) in the 2016 round, for his novel translational work investigating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). For more information see the Flinders blog entitled "National acclaim for our medical and health researchers".

 

  • May
    High-tech solutions from hoverflies

    Our own Assoc Prof Karin Nordstrom was featured in a Flinders blog entitled "High-tech solutions from hoverflies".

    Karin will be talking further on the subject at the Flinders Investigators lecture on Wednesday 19 July, 5:30pm-6:45pm at the Flinders Victoria Square Campus (182 Victoria Square, Adelaide CBD). The lecture will be held in Lecture Theatre 1 of the VS campus and is a FREE public lecture. For more information see the Investigator Lectures page.

  • May
    NeuroSeminars resume on 26th July!

    Our mid-year break is ending soon and we will resume our Wednesday seminars on 26th July 2017.

    The seminar by Dr Lachlan Jolly from UniAdelaide is another joint presentation with the FCIC, so please note the date and time...

 

 

June 2017

  • May
    Congratulations to Jastrow!

    Congratulations to Student Member, Jastrow Canlas, on being accepted into the Australian-French Entrepreneurship Challenge 2017! The event will be held on 11 July, with the award ceremony being held on 12 July at the Adelaide Oval.

  • May
    CNS 40th Anniv - FINAL Lab Showcase

    Our final CNS Lab Showcase is scheduled for Wednesday 7th June!

    It will star 4 of our laboratory Heads, who will be giving short presentations on the latest research being conducted in their labs. Potential Collaborators, fellow Lab Heads and Higher Degree Research Students are especially encouraged to attend, but all are welcome!

    For more information see our seminars page...

 

May 2017

  • May
    CNS 40th Anniv - Lab Showcase

    Our next CNS Lab Showcase is scheduled for Wednesday 24th May!

    It will star 5 of our laboratory Heads, who will be giving short presentations on the latest research being conducted in their labs. Potential Collaborators, fellow Lab Heads and Higher Degree Research Students are especially encouraged to attend, but all are welcome!

    For more information see our seminars page...

  • May
    CNS 40th Anniv - Lab Showcase

    Our next CNS Lab Showcase is scheduled for Wednesday 10th May!

    It will star 5 of our laboratory Heads, who will be giving short presentations on the latest research being conducted in their labs. Potential Collaborators, fellow Lab Heads and Higher Degree Research Students are especially encouraged to attend, but all are welcome!

    For more information see our seminars page...

 

April 2017

  • May
    Vale - Robyn Flook

    It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Life Member Robyn Flook on Saturday morning (8th April). Robyn passed away peacefully at the Daw House Hospice after a long battle with cancer. Robyn was the driving force of the South Australian Brain Bank. She will be greatly missed.

  • May
    CNS 40th Anniv - Lab Showcase

    Our next CNS Lab Showcase is scheduled for Wednesday 12th April!

    It will star 5 of our laboratory Heads, who will be giving short presentations on the latest research being conducted in their labs. Potential Collaborators, fellow Lab Heads and Higher Degree Research Students are especially encouraged to attend, but all are welcome!

    For more information see our seminars page...

 

March 2017

  • May
    Teaching Grant for Sebastian

    Congratulations to Full Member, Dr Sebastian Doeltgen, on being awarded a School of Health Sciences Teaching & Learning Grant! The grant was awarded to Sebastian and Sarahlouise White for their project entitled A flipped classroom approach in speech pathology: Does it improve learning and clinical reasoning?

  • May
    Promotion for Karin

    Congratulations to Full Member, Dr Karin Nordstrom, on being promoted to Academic Level D!

  • May
    CNS 40th Anniv - Lab Showcases

    Our seminar schedule for 2017 begins on 8th March!

    We are starting our year with one of our 40th Anniversary activities - a 'CNS Lab Showcase'. CNS Lab Heads present on the latest research being conducted in their labs. The sessions will interest potential Collaborators, fellow Lab Heads and Higher Degree Research Students, but all are welcome!

    For more information see our seminars page...

 

February 2017

  • May
    Congratulations to Antonio!

    Congratulations to Student Member, Antonio Inserra, on being awarded a Flinders University 2016 'Best Research Higher Degree Student Publication' (valued at $1,000) for his paper in the Journal of Molecular Psychiatry, entitled: Inflammasome signaling affects anxiety- and depressive-like behavior and gut microbiome composition".

 

January 2017

  • May
    CNS celebrates 40 years!

    This year the Centre for Neuroscience celebrates its 40th Anniversary! From its humble beginnings in 1977, the Centre has seen, and undergone, many changes in the research and funding landscape. With a history of dedicated science and community involvement, activites during the year are planned to showcase the Centre's achievements and celebrate this rare milestone.

 

December 2016

  • May
    Congratulations to Jastrow!

    Congratulations to Student Member, Jastrow Canlas, on being awarded the Peter Meffin Memorial Postgraduate Research Prize for 2016!

  • May
    CNS Annual Report - available

    The 2015 Centre for Neuroscience Annual Report has now been approved for circulation! Please see our reports page for the link to preview or download the report. Hard copies can be requested through the CNS Secretary (cns@flinders.edu.au).

 

November 2016

  • May
    Image of the Month - November 2016

    Congratulations to Dr Andrea Harrington from the Visceral Pain Group on being awarded "Image of the Month" for November 2016!
    Don't forget to Like the image on our facebook page - the image at the end of the year with the most Likes will be used for the cover of our Annual Report.

  • May
    Congratulations to Karin

    Congratulations to Full Member, Dr Karin Nordstrom, on being elected by South Australian ANS Members as their State Representative for the next 2 years! Karin's term will begin in December after the ANS AGM.

  • May
    Media Appearance - Tim Chataway

    Full Member, Dr Tim Chataway, was featured in an article entitled "Researchers are nuts for new machine" in the November 2016 edition of the Southern Health News magazine! The article was about the new 'nut heating machine' created by the Biomedical Engineering Team of Flinders Medical Centre, for Dr Chataway's work on peanut allergies in children.

  • May
    Media Appearance - Karin Nordstrom

    Full Member, Dr Karin Nordstrom, was featured in an article (5 Nov) in the Adelaide Advertiser entitled "High flyer is buzzing with excitement over her vision"!

 

 

 


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