Author Archives: Simon Gandevia

Weakened code risks Australia’s reputation for research integrity

Written by David Vaux, Peter Brooks and Simon Gandevia. Originally published on The Conversation.  In 2018, Australia still does not have appropriate measures in place to maintain research integrity. And recent changes to our code of research conduct have weakened our already inadequate position. In contrast, China’s recent move to crack down on academic misconduct moves it into line with more than twenty European countries, […]

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Everything our body does requires muscles, a brain and nerves

NeuRA’s Motor Impairment Group investigates this system and why it fails. The Motor Impairment Program is a five-year (2014-2018), NHMRC-funded grant, the goal of which is to better understand the pathophysiology of motor impairment, to implement interventions and to drive enhanced clinical practice. Following are highlights of the 2015 year. NeuRA’s Motor Impairment Research Program conducted a randomised controlled trial […]

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