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July 2018


June 2018


May 2018


  • Media Appearance - Mary-Louise

    CNS Full Members, Dr Mary-Louise and Dr David Schultz, were featured in an article entitled "Bucket loads of hope" in the Adelaide Advertiser on Monday, 7 May 2018. The article highlighted the work of Mary-Louise and David, made possible by events like the Ice Bucket challenge and Sunday's 2018 Walk to D-Feet.



April 2018


  • Congratulations to Sebastian

    CNS Full and Exec Member, Dr Sebastian Doeltgen, on being appointed as a Councillor on the Board of Directors, of the Dysphagia Research Society!


  • Marissa at ACAN

    CNS Student Member, Marissa Holden, from the Neuroscience of Insect Vision Laboratory, is enjoying her first week attending the prestigious Australian Course in Advanced Neuroscience (ACAN). ACAN is an intensive and challenging course teaching participants an abundance of highly skillful scientific techniques, specialising in Neuroscience. We wish Marissa the best of luck, and look forward to hearing about the exciting experience and variety of techniques she has learnt, upon her return.


March 2018


  • Farewell to the CNS Secretary

    The Centre farewelled its long time Secretary, Kiley MacDonald. Kiley has been the Centre Secretary for 17 years and is being moved to the new College Operations Team, as part of the University-wide restructure. Enquiries can still be forwarded to the cns@flinders.edu.au address, which will now be managed by the CNS Executive Committee.

  • NeuroSeminars - March

    The seminar schedule for March is now available online. This month includes presenters: Assoc Prof Stuart BrierleyProf Peter Catcheside, Prof Simon Brookes and Dr Andrew Vakulin!


January 2018

  • Welcome to Behavioural GEMs Lab

    The Centre welcomed the Behavioural Genomic & Environmental Mechanisms Laboratory (also known as Behavioural GEMs) as an official CNS Laboratory. The lab is run by Dr Sarah Cohen-Woods and investigates genomic, epigenomic and environmental factors contributing to mental health outcomes and fertility.


November 2017

  • Media Appearance - Karin

    Full Member, Assoc Prof Karin Nordstrom was featured in an article on XinhuaNet News entitled "Pollinators use multiple cues to recognize flowers: study". For the full article please see XinhuaNet.

  • May
    Congratulations Mary-Louise

    Congratulations to Full Member, Dr Mary-Louise Rogers, on receiving the Charcot Grant - awarded annually by MNDRIA for the highest ranking grant-in-aid!


September 2017

  • May
    Annual Report available

    Our 2016 Annual Report has now been approved for distribution. Please see our Reports page for the issuu link...

  • 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:

  • 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.








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