INSPIRE Magazine

In this 30th issue of INSPIRE, we explore the incredible work you are undertaking to find answers for illnesses or conditions that affect babies, toddlers and children. You share with us the breakthroughs that you have had or are having that could affect the lives of infants and children.

Read about Research Australia’s launch of the new Future Health Leaders program in November at sponsor AbbVie’s 10-year anniversary event in Parliament House Canberra. Read about this new initiative aimed at introducing year 11 girls to the variety of careers that can be pursued in life sciences.

We also held our fourth and final University Roundtable for 2023, which was generously hosted by the University of Wollongong at their Sydney CBD campus.

Read about all the winners from the 20th Annual Research Australia Health and Medical Research Awards that were held in Sydney.

We are delighted to introduce Luminesce Alliance as a new member to the vibrant Research Australia alliance.

Our special thanks go to all our contributors to this issue:

Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI), Crohn’s Colitis Cure, Flinders University, La Trobe University Rural Health School, Luminesce Alliance, Mater Research Institute, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, National Centre for Farmer Health, Perron Institute, Sanfilippo Children’s Foundation, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network, Telethon Kids Institute, The Kid’s Cancer Project, The University of Melbourne, The University of Western Australia, Translational Research Institute (TRI), University of Adelaide, University of New South Wales, University of Queensland,  University of South Australia, Victor Chang Institute, and Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI).

We also wish to say a special thank you to The Hon Kristina Keneally, Chief Executive Officer of the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation, for her contribution to this edition by writing her thoughts about the power of philanthropy and how it can fast-track transformative care to change the lives of sick kids in The Last Word.

Thank you to the members who shared their health and medical research work with us in this issue. We constantly use INSPIRE as a showcase; your stories are evidence of the vibrant and exceptional health and medical research and innovation community we are so lucky to have in Australia!

Please read and share widely, including outside of your professional networks, not only to give these incredible organisations the profile they deserve for the amazing work they are doing, but also to be part of raising health literacy of the broader community.

Enjoy reading this edition of INSPIRE.

The schedule for upcoming editions of INSPIRE and information about how to contribute an article is available here.

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The schedule for upcoming editions of INSPIRE and information about how to contribute an article is available here.