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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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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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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$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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Kicking goals for brain cancer - $25k worth of goals to be exact

August 6, 2017

What an incredible round of footy! Thanks to the South Metro Junior Football League (SMJFL) we raised an incredible $25,000 for brain matters last Sunday July 30. As SMJFL’s charity...

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A Show of Strength with Connor’s Erg Challenge

March 27, 2017

On March 9, the University of Wisconsin and Stanford University crew teams once again battled it out for brain cancer in the second annual Connor’s Erg Challenge. Connor’s presumptive summer...

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Lisa McCune - Superstar, Ambassador and Friend of the RCD Foundation

March 11, 2016

Lisa McCune joined the Robert Connor Dawes Foundation’s fight against Brain Cancer a little over a year ago. Since then, the talented actress and singer has used her voice support our Music Matters...

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