On November 13 and 14, 2023, The Actuaries Institute hosted the Injury and Disability Scheme Seminar (IDSS) in Hobart. ISCRR was given the opportunity to present some recent research that was co-designed with WorkSafe Victoria. Mark Phillips, Manager Clinical Services...
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WorkSafe Victoria’s WorkWell Toolkit is an online resource that helps businesses prevent mental injury from occurring in their workplaces. While tools like this are useful, small to medium sized businesses with under 200 employees, often require more tailored support to...
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ISCRR’s Learning Series Webinars got off to a flying start in April this year with our most popular webinar to date! Dr Sophie Pointer (ISCRR Senior Researcher) presented findings from ISCRR’s Evidence Review on the clinical effectiveness of spinal cord...
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The ISCRR Research Impact Showcase hybrid event was held on Thursday 9th February 2023. It was a great success with close to 200 attendees joining us either in person or via live stream. The event commenced with opening addresses by...
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Welcome to the December edition of the ISCRR newsletter. I am proud of the achievements of the ISCRR team this year, once again banding together and overcoming the challenges faced by the current pandemic. In April, we celebrated our 13th...
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The ISCRR Research Impact Showcase (IRIS) is set to be held on Thursday 9th February 2023. It will be a celebration of ISCRR’s research impact successes and a discussion of evidence informing policy and decision making. IRIS will feature both...
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On October 25th, Olivia Crivari presented her ambitious Honours research, examining vicarious trauma in the teaching profession during the COVID-19 pandemic. The final Learning Series webinar for the year was held on December 15th. Outgoing ISCRR Director, Samantha Barker presented...
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In September, ISCRR launched a new research impact section on our website to house future research impact stories. Each story is a living document that will be updated as new impact data is captured. The first research impact story details...
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Samantha Barker, Director ISCRR

Welcome to the October edition of the ISCRR newsletter. We made it through a cold winter here in Melbourne, and with the sun starting to shine more and the end of the year approaching, we ramp up our activities even...
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On August 30th 2022, Dr Jimmy Twin (Research Translation and Communications Manager, ISCRR), shared ISCRR’s learnings and process for the developing research impact stories, which are publicly available short summaries of identified impacts and future potential impacts. A recording of...
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