PainAdelaide 2013 logo winners announced

Thanks to all of you who submitted designs for the logo for PainAdelaide. We will kick off the new initiative of pain researchers at Adelaide's three universities with the inaugural PainAdelaide meeting. We wanted the logo to reflect the three universities (Flinders, Adelaide and UniSA) and the idea that by working together we will promote quicker … [Read more...]

PainAdelaide 2013 – Design the logo!

Adelaide is a Festival City - the Adelaide Festival of Arts and the Fringe Festival, though February & March, are internationally renowned as among the world's best; WOMADelaide - the World of Music, Arts & Dance - attracts 85,000 people in four days; the Comeout Festival is Australia's premier festival of contemporary art, performance and … [Read more...]

Media Release: Ride to raise awareness for chronic pain

Adelaide’s recreational cyclists are being urged to help raise awareness about chronic pain by joining the University of South Australia’s Ride for Pain on Sunday April 29.  The ride, which includes an option for cyclists to conquer the notoriously painful Corkscrew Road in the Adelaide Hills, is the brainchild of UniSA’s Professor of Clinical … [Read more...]

Get moving for chronic pain research

WOO HOOOO!  You can register for the most important cycling event of the year - UniSA's Ride for Pain. April 29th (the Sunday directly after the NOI2012 conference). There is something for everyone -  a choice of the easy 35km on the flat, the 45km into the hills, or for the more serious - a 100km through the Adelaide Hills. Feast on some of … [Read more...]

Limericks about pain and practice. You choose the winner.

A little while ago I was fortunate enough to meet with a bunch of (mainly) Californians in a lovely Jacaranda-laden Campus of St Mary's College, LA.  There was a competition, the prize of which was not insubstantial - about 300 bucks worth of free seminars.  The contest? To write a limerick about the two days we had just spent doing 'Current … [Read more...]

The Riddle Winner

Some time ago (Heidi says 'in the dim distance past') we ran a riddle about this photo: There were two prizes - for the correct explanation and for the answer we like the best.  Well, surprise surprise, NO ONE got it correct. There were bits that were close. You will see how difficult it is to get it correct when you read the correct answer: … [Read more...]

The Inaugural Body in Mind Riddle Competition

See if you can solve this riddle.  A picture, they say, tells a thousand words. This one doesn't tell that many but if you can work out what it is saying, we will give you are prize.... The hint: We are starting a series of new experiments, each item in this picture contributes to a description of what the experiment is about.  There are … [Read more...]