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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What the $100 million Brain Cancer Mission means for Brain Matters

November 3, 2017

A note from our Executive Director and Connor's Mum, Liz Dawes. Last weekend’s Government announcement of the Australian Brain Cancer Mission and $100 million dollars for brain cancer was...

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$100 million for Brain Matters!

October 30, 2017

On Sunday October 29 the Federal Government announced the establishment of the Australian Brain Cancer Mission to double the survival rate of patients within 10 years. Fuelled by a $100 million...

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Spotlight on Brain Matters

August 25, 2017

The Australian Federal Government announces new focus on paediatric brain cancer. We are so excited! Yesterday was one of the biggest milestones in our charity’s history. Not only did the...

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New US Research Fellowship sees RCD Foundation ‘Arrive’ on Global Scene

May 27, 2017

Just short of four years after we've announced a major US research collaboration that represents another  breakthrough moment for our foundation in the brain cancer research field....

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Australian Government co-funds AIM BRAIN Project

May 9, 2017

Tonight the Australian Government announced milestone funding for paediatric brain cancer, including the AIM BRAIN Project which is an initiative of the Robert Connor Dawes Foundation together with...

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Solving one puzzle to help another

May 31, 2016

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Next-gen tech for brain cancer treatment

April 24, 2016

We’re proud to announce that your awesome fundraising for Connor’s Run will be supporting the creation of a brain tumour molecular subtyping service – a first for Australia!   What is...

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Our latest commitments

November 28, 2015

After the tremendous success of Connor’s Run, we now have in excess of $300,000 earmarked for significant brain matters projects. We are very proud to be supporting and collaborating with some of...

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Hayley & Pippa's brain matters

September 8, 2015

In what has quickly become one of our proudest stories, Hayley White and Virginia Rea joined Liz to donate $20 000 to the Royal Children’s Hospital, in honour of Pippa Rea. This donation was...

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