Outcomes of Travel Grant Round 1

June 2, 2022

Outcomes of Travel Grant Round 1 (21-22 financial year) We thank all the applicants who applied for the recent travel grant round. We had more applications than expected and a high calibre of...

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Brawn for the brain: Over $93,000 USD raised for Connor's Erg Challenge

March 2, 2022

Thank you to all of the individuals, schools, gyms and teams who used their brawn for brains! Our seventh Connor's Erg raised over $93,000 USD ($128,000+ AUD!) for paediatric brain cancer matters, our...

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DIPG/DMG Collaborative SIOPe Grant Presentation

March 2, 2022

We're a proud Foundational Sponsor of the DIPG/DMG Collaborative.  We invest $10,000 USD annually along with over 20 foundations to help fund vital DIPG (diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma) research....

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Kendra Maass receives 2022 CERN Robert Connor Dawes Scientific Fellowship Award

January 26, 2022

We’re thrilled to announce the recipient of the 2022 Robert Connor Dawes Foundation CERN Fellowship – Dr Kendra Maass, scientist at the Hopp Children's Tumor Center Heidelberg (KiTZ) and German...

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Making Waves: New Episode with Dr Kim Wark

December 21, 2021

Liz talks with Dr Kim Wark, an experienced researcher, who now is the Robert Connor Dawes Foundation Research Manager. Liz discusses with Kim all the exciting projects the foundation is currently...

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Spotlight on Medulloblastoma: Freddie

September 23, 2021

Sunday 26 September  is Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day, this year the focus is on medulloblastoma brain cancer.   How old was Freddie when he was diagnosed?  Freddie was seven...

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Children's Brain Tumor Network Early-Career Investigator Info Session

September 10, 2021

An opportunity for investigators early in their careers to come together and connect with peers across the countryAn opportunity for investigators early in their careers to come together and connect...

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Brain tumour patients and COVID-19 vaccines  IBTA international survey

August 5, 2021

Brain tumour patients and COVID-19 vaccines  IBTA international survey The International Brain Tumour Alliance (IBTA) is running a new survey on COVID-19 vaccines and brain tumour patients. The...

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Childhood Brain Cancer Symposium

May 27, 2021

As part of Go Grey in May, and Brain Cancer Awareness Month, the Robert Connor Dawes (RCD) Foundation and The Kids Cancer Project hosted The Childhood Brain Cancer Symposium on the 26th May at the...

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Researcher Thoughts on Paediatric Brain Cancer Barriers

May 24, 2021

The Robert Connor Dawes Foundation asked leading international researchers what they thought were the biggest barriers in the field of paediatric brain cancer research, their responses can be viewed...

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