$1 million reasons to celebrate

September 21, 2018

Sunday September 16 was our biggest Connor's Run ever and it's all thanks to you, our wonderful participants, sponsors, volunteers and supporters. You made the largest event for paediatric brain...

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CEO Liz Dawes named in AFR 100 Women of Influence 2018

September 4, 2018

We're incredibly proud our very own CEO and Founder, Liz Dawes has been named in The Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence 2018. Source: The Australian Financial Review The 100...

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New RCD-funded research to better diagnosis and treatment of supratentorial ependymoma

August 31, 2018

In December 2017 we announced the recipient of our $120,000 CERN Fellowship - Dr. Claire King, Research Associate at the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Cambridge Institute. Eight months on, we're...

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Connecting brains around the world

July 20, 2018

Liz recaps her trip to the International Symposium for Pediatric Neuro Oncology (ISPNO). Between June 29 - July 3 I attended the International Symposium for Pediatric Neuro Oncology (ISPNO) in...

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Three Little Birds, One Big Impact

July 4, 2018

Announcing our newest merchandise - Three Little Birds sculptures by Metalbirds! We're so excited to announce we've partnered with Melbourne art installation studio Metalbird to create pieces of...

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Brain Week 2018 - that's a wrap!

May 16, 2018

During May 7-11 more than 20,000 people at schools and workplaces across Victoria, and interstate, took part in Brain Week. Brain Week, which takes place during Brain Cancer Awareness Month,...

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Connor's Run launches for 2018

April 20, 2018

On Wednesday April 18 we celebrated the launch of our sixth annual Connor's Run. It was a night of celebrations with the whole Connor's Run team, sponsors, corporate teams, volunteers,...

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$24,000 raised for U.S. brain cancer research

March 18, 2018

On March 8, 2018 three of the United States' top universities took part in a 100km Erg rowing challenge for brain matters. 2018 marked the third year of Connor's Erg Challenge, which was our...

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The year of the brain and how to stay forward

January 10, 2018

Connor's Mum, Founder and CEO, Liz Dawes reflects on a huge 2017 for brain matters. As I’ve done the beginning of each year since we began our charity four and a half years ago, I like to...

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The $120,000 Robert Connor Dawes CERN Fellow announced

December 1, 2017

We're thrilled to announce the recipient of our $120,000 CERN Fellowship - Dr. Claire King, Research Associate at the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Cambridge Institute. Our Executive Director Liz Dawes...

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