News

Displaying 41 - 48 of 231

Hopkins Hour Event Resources: Engaging Citizens in Hopkins Research

Posted on Friday 20th August 2021

Researchers and citizen's shared the importance of citizen engagement in Hopkins research, for meaningful inclusion to inform and enhance research.

Read More  
Friday 20th August 2021     Hopkins Hour, Citizen Engagement, Research,


Vote Now - Focus on Ability Film Festival documentary!

Posted on Thursday 19th August 2021

Below is the link to our short documentary on the Focus on Ability Film Festival site, Elizabeth is one of the stars :) ... voting begins today!

Read More  
Thursday 19th August 2021    


BIRS Statewide Hypertonicity Service - Brain Injury Awareness week 2021

Posted on Thursday 19th August 2021

For over 10 years the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service (BIRS) State-wide Multidisciplinary Hypertonicity Team have delivered a specialised service for clients experiencing disabling muscle over-activity after brain injury. A recent qualitative research study funded by a Hopkins Seed Grant examined the client’s experience and perceptions of the service.

Read More  
Thursday 19th August 2021    


Ambassador Belinda Adam's talks about Ballet for Brain project

Ambassador Belinda Adam's talks about Ballet for Brain project

Posted on Wednesday 18th August 2021

In April of this year, Ballet for Brain Injury pilot program began at Queensland Ballet’s West End studios. After a successful ten-week trial with ten brain injury survivors and their carer/support worker, classes are now running every Saturday with plans to undertake a clinical trial nex

Read More  
Wednesday 18th August 2021     Ballet For Brain, Brain Injury, Belinda Adams


Dimensional Attention Modelling for Neglect Detection (DIAMOND study): A novel application for brain injury

Posted on Wednesday 18th August 2021

Cognitive disability following brain injury often remains hidden yet has profound consequences for the individual. This project focuses on a condition known as unilateral spatial neglect, which often follows brain injury and causes an inability to pay attention to visual space opposite to the injury. A classic symptom is that a person with neglect may only eat food from one side of their plate. Neglect is not simply a problem with vision since the person can locate objects when these appear in isolation. Instead, neglect reflects a problem of control – the neural connections allowing goal-directed action have been selectively affected. Neglect is among the most significant predictors of functional recovery following brain injury and results in difficulties returning to employment and independent living, among other areas.

Read More  
Wednesday 18th August 2021    


Research on the impact of paediatric traumatic brain injury on self-awareness

Posted on Tuesday 17th August 2021

The publication addresses the issue of whether it is beneficial for children to develop self-awareness of their abilities after brain injury. In other words, does accurate self-awareness help them to adjust and develop greater independence in the home and at school or does this place them at risk of emotional distress and self-concept problems?  

Read More  
Tuesday 17th August 2021    


Brain Injury Awareness Week

Brain Injury Awareness Week

Posted on Sunday 15th August 2021

This week is Brain Injury Awareness Week #BIAW201. At The Hopkins Centre, over half of our research projects focus on brain injury, so this week is a great opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of finding new ways of working in this complex area. Our partner organisations, our Ambassadors and our talented clinicians and academics are all doing their bit to advance brain injury awareness and rehabilitation.

Read More  


Ballet pilot to benefit those living with a brain injury

Posted on Tuesday 10th August 2021

A tailored dance program for people living with a brain injury, delivered in partnership with Hopkins Centre, Griffith University, Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre and Citrine Sun Entertainment.

Read More  
Tuesday 10th August 2021     Brain Injury, Ballet, Research

« Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... Next »