2018 CERN Robert Connor Dawes Scientific Fellowship Summary Report

December 21, 2020

2018 CERN Robert Connor Dawes Scientific Fellowship Summary Report By Dr. Claire King at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute. Claire King, Ph.D., research associate at the Cancer Research...

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Meet our first Gideon Gratzer PhD Scholar! Ihara 'Shazia' Adjumain!

December 18, 2020

Meet our first Gideon Gratzer PhD Scholar! Ihara “Shazia” Adjumain! We are delighted to announce the successful candidate for the Gideon Gratzer PhD Scholarship: Shazia Adjumain. Shazia is...

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Very Merry Christmas Market 2020

December 8, 2020

Spreading the Christmas Cheer while raising $65,000 for paediatric brain cancer. On the 3rd December, a sunny 26 degree day in Royal Avenue Park, it was difficult to believe how wild the year 2020...

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Mister Zimi Candle

November 18, 2020

We're pleased to announce in honour of Alfie and Sara Chivers, the team at Mister Zimi have created two limited edition candles. The candles are available to purchase via Mister Zimi online and in...

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Aloysius the Ram at Chateau de Lalande

November 10, 2020

From Rothwell Publishing, comes the enchanting story Aloysius the Ram at Chateau de Lalande. In collaboration with Chateau de Lalande, Jo Rothwell has produced this latest book with profits going...

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About Medulloblastoma / PNET

November 2, 2020

About Medulloblastoma/PNET Medulloblastoma/PNET is the most common brain tumour of childhood, representing 20% of all childhood brain tumours. They are most common in children between the ages of...

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Connor's Run, Your Way Any Day 2020: The Connor Man

October 27, 2020

The average temperature in Port Phillip Bay in October is a chilly 13 degrees. But that didn't stop a dedicated group of friends from entering the water at Sandringham before dawn to raise money for...

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About Ependymoma

October 22, 2020

Robert 'Connor' Dawes (Connor to his family and friends) was diagnosed with anaplastic ependymoma in 2011. He was 17 and had his whole, bright future ahead of him. He underwent surgery which caused...

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Connor's Burger Day Raises Over $9500

October 13, 2020

Connor's Burger Day at The Royale Brothers raised $9560 over two days, that's a lot of burgers! We’re so grateful to the team at The Royale Brothers for putting Connor's Burger Day on, their...

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Music Therapy Spotlight: Hannah

October 9, 2020

Meet one of our music therapy grant recipients, Hannah 💛 Hannah finished up chemo in August 2020, and to celebrate, her family decided to fundraise for Connor’s Run. Her mum Diana set a goal...

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