Aussie Punter Kicking Goals for Brain Cancer in the US

October 7, 2020

Mariah Guzman talked to Illinois punter Blake Hayes about the Robert Connor Dawes Foundation and Connor's Run expansion into the US. Aussie born Blake is a former student at Brighton Grammar, the...

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Video Update

November 27, 2019

We love receiving updates from the labs we work with. In partnership with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and Northwestern Mutual, we provided Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston a $25,000...

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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 $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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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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CERN Butterfly Release 2016

May 5, 2016

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Wisconsin sweep the inaugural Ergo Challenge!

November 28, 2015

It is said that if everything seems under control, you aren’t rowing hard enough. That much was evident in the inaugural “Connor’s Ergo Challenge”. From opposite sides of the USA, two proud...

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It's our 2 Year Anniversary… let’s celebrate with a new name!

July 31, 2015

Two years ago today (31 July, 2013) the Robert Connor Dawes Fund was officially established in Australia by the ‘Charities and Not for Profit Commission’. I had no idea then what that would mean...

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Roadtrip USA: Visiting top researchers

February 26, 2015

This was far from your average road trip. Liz and Celia,  were joined by  Debbie Clark, Connor's aunt &   RCD  Fund USA's research liaison and  Director of the Brain Cancer Discovery...

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Key Donation in Memory of Campbell Hoyt

November 20, 2014

The Robert Connor Dawes Fund is pleased to announce that it will be supporting paediatric ependymoma research at the Weill Cornell Medical Centre in New York. This donation will be made in memory of...

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