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Peter Simpson-Young | 18/11/2015
Australian Rotary Health PhD Scholarship for MND research aims to provide financial support for research projects conducted in Australia which have the potential to enhance the health of people with MND.
Peter Simpson-Young | 13/11/2015
The CSL Florey medal is awarded every two years to an Australian biomedical researcher for significant achievements in biomedical science or human health advancement.
Rachel Rizk | 1/10/2015
MND Australia's article on how the Ice Bucket Challenge is progressing MND research in Australia appears in the Spring 2015 issue of Research Australia's grassROOTS emagazine.
Peter Simpson-Young | 18/09/2015
The MND Research Institute of Australia's (MNDRIA) Research Committee has begun assessing applications for research grants commencing in 2016. The race for researchers to lodge their applications to MNDRIA for funding for 2016 ended at 6pm on 28th August. The final tally is:
Still to come at the end of the year are travel fellowships and PhD scholarships and top-up grants.
Rachel Rizk | 9/09/2015
• Never dull – great variety of tasks across digital and traditional communication channels
• Work-life balance and flexibility – work from home and/or at our Gladesville office
• Use your creativity to work towards our vision of a world without motor neurone disease (MND)
• This is a job share role.
Rachel Rizk | 28/08/2015
Our National Executive Director, Carol Birks recently spoke with ABC News Radio about the impact of last year's ALS/MND Ice Bucket Challenge. Listen to the interview.
Rachel Rizk | 25/08/2015
MND Australia's bimonthly newsletter features updates about national advocacy, information, awareness and research activities that impact the MND community. This issue we celebrate Ice Bucket Challenge 2015 and report on ALS/MND Global Day.