Category Archives: Neuroscience precinct

Progressive research is offering new hope across all ages

The most important investment in our country, from both a social and economic perspective, is in the well-being of its citizens through health and medical research. Tackling the growing impact of mental illness is imperative, and given our ageing population, the neurodegenerative conditions mean that over 350,000 Australians are living with dementia. This requires a sustained and comprehensive commitment from […]

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Welcome to the new Margarete Ainsworth Building

After many months of construction, not to mention anticipation, we have officially opened the new Margarete Ainsworth Building at NeuRA (Neuroscience Research Australia). We were lucky enough to host Federal Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research, Tanya Plibersek MP and NSW State Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research, Jillian Skinner MP, as well as philanthropist Margarete […]

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NeuRA’s inkblot test

What do you see when you look at the new NeuRA building? With so many interesting angles, a smattering of colour and continuous curves, from some perspectives the NeuRA building can appear a Rorsarch test – the psychological test that asks for your interpretation of inkblots. In his blog, exuberant maths teacher Mr Zuber from Randwick Girls’ High School, said […]

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