Welcome to the nsif media centre. Read all the latest news, blogs and events.

The Breakthrough: 2014

16th February 2015

See highlights of the media coverage surrounding the announcement to the world that Darek Fidyka, who had a complete spinal cord injury, had regained function and sensation below the level of injury following treatment part-funded by nsif.

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nsif 2017 Event Calendar

22nd February 2017

Get involved with nsif in 2017, see what upcoming events we have

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Professor Geoffrey Raisman Obituary

22nd February 2017

On 27th January Professor Geoffrey Raisman sadly passed away, read his obituary.

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Claire Lomas MBE Road2Recovery Half Marathon & Fun Runs – 18th June 2017

7th February 2017

On Sunday 18th June, patron Claire Lomas MBE will be organising the second annual Road2Recovery Half Marathon in aid of nsif.  Last year’s event proved to be hugely popular with over 300 participants running through the scenic Eye Kettleby Lakes…

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Finding and funding a cure

2nd February 2017

A tribute to Professor Geoffrey Raisman

31st January 2017

A tribute to Professor Geoffrey Raisman: A wonderful man with a brilliant brain We are very sorry to hear the news that our dear friend Professor Geoffrey Raisman FRS has sadly passed away. All our thoughts are with his family…

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The Christopher Tickle Fund 2016

Last year (2016) was filled with an abundance of support from our various nsif champions, as always, The Christopher Tickle Fund has hugely contributed to the year’s efforts. The Christopher Tickle Fund was founded after Christopher suffered a neck injury…

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Response to Australian of the Year announcement

27th January 2017

26th January 2017 – London, UK: Following the announcement that Professor Alan Mackay-Sim has been named Australian of the Year we have seen some confusion in recent media reporting. We feel it is important to clarify that he was not…

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Winter Newsletter

26th January 2017

We wrap up 2016 with the final newsletter of the year, read it here. Be the first to hear the latest nsif news by joining our mailing list at the bottom of the page.

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LACE Housings incredible fundraising in 2016

25th January 2017

In 2016 we were very fortunate to be chosen as the LACE Housing charity of the year after they heard an inspirational talk from our patron Claire Lomas. Over the year they raised a huge £5,005.84 for us. nsif team…

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Claire Lomas MBE praised by Health Secretary for services to spinal injury reseach

20th January 2017

Claire Lomas MBE received a letter from Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt after she was honored for services to spinal injury in the New Years Honours.

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nsif 11th Annual Celebrity Golf Event – 6th and 7th August

5th January 2017

2017 will see the 11th nsif Celebrity Golf Event which is a firm favourite in our calendar! Arrive at the Oxfordshire Golf Hotel & Spa on Sunday lunchtime and head out onto the championship golf course for a practice round….

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Prudential Ride London – Surrey 100 – 30th July 2017

We are thrilled to announce that we now have places in the Prudential Ride London cycling event. This 100 mile cycling challenge takes participants from the heart of London out to Surrey on closed roads. With leg-testing climbs and the beautiful…

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