The Australian Society for Medical Research is presenting The incredible life of Stephen Hawking:The Theory of Everything on Friday 2 June, during Medical Research Week 1–9 June 2017, at Science in the Cinema, Palace Cinemas, Leichhardt. Tickets $15 + booking fee. This year‘s event is not only an insight into the great mind of Professor Hawking, but also an opportunity to raise awareness of the impact of this devastating disease on the 2,000 Australians currently living with MND. Professor Matthew Kiernan from the University of Sydney will talk about MND followed by a short Q&A session. More information here.

The NDIA holds regular events to inform the general public, potential participants, their families and carers about the National Disability Insurance Scheme.  Upcoming sessions include Engadine: Community Information Session - 20 April; Merimbula: Plan Implementation Workshop - 21 April; Pagewood: Community Information Session - 24 April; Berrigan: Community information session - 26 April;

MND Health Professionals and Researchers do you need funding to attend a MND training course, conference or seminar in Australia or overseas? Why not apply for a Nina Buscombe award? Courses, conferences or seminars must have content that will help to improve the quality of services, management or research for people living with motor neurone disease.  Awards are made to individuals and more than one Award may be offered. 

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