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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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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United Unicorns for Zoe

September 25, 2017

Meet the brave Geelong family campaigning and fundraising for brain cancer research. In March 2017 five-year-old Zoe Stanley was diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM), a very rare and...

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