Monthly Archives: June 2015

Summer ‘girls’ supper’ raises £561

Inspired by a mutual friend, and SMSR ambassador, Jamie Polk, Rachel and Clare organised a ‘girls’ supper’ in the garden and raised an amazing £561. They asked their guests to bring £10 and a raffle item with them, and in return, gave them a delicious supper, lots of wine and everyone had a great evening…. Read more »

Aylesbury College Staff to take on Wheels at Work

On Tuesday 30th June, Candice Mason and Anne-Marie McNeil, two staff members at Aylesbury College, will be following in the footsteps of Aylesbury College students by taking part in Wheels at Work. Not only have they set up a Just Giving Page to garner support, but they are also running a cake sale to raise more funds…. Read more »

Sign up to send us a FREE donation every time you shop online

  You can now find us on easyfundraising! If you sign up, then it allows us to receive a free donation when you shop online at many of your favourite retailers. It takes just a few short minutes to sign up, but the difference it makes to the charity could really mount up. Sign up here now and see our… Read more »

Stoke Mandeville Masson Research Award PhD studentship – apply here

A new 3 year PhD studentship has become available as part of the Stoke Mandeville Masson Research Award looking into the benefits of electrostimulation-induced muscle activation to prevent pressure ulcers in people with spinal cord injury. 3 years annual stipend of £13,726 plus fees An externally funded PhD Studentship is available with the Cardiovascular Science research group… Read more »

Sen begins our research into UTIs

Sen has joined SMSR to lead a new NIHR grant that will help define and measure symptomatic urinary tract infections in patients with spinal cord injury.  He will also run a larger, definitive randomised controlled trial (RCT) on the prevention of recurrent, symptomatic urinary tract infections (UTIs) in patients with chronic neurogenic bladder dysfunction. Watch out… Read more »