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Professor Rebecca Ivers has been hailed as Australia’s top female innovator, in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards.

Millions of people with heart disease, diabetes and stroke, as well as back pain and broken bones, are likely to benefit from $11.3 worth of grants awarded to The George Institute for Global Health.

As part of our 15-year anniversary celebrations, The George Institute recently held two events. The 2014 Blackmores Sydney Running Festival and the Rough Threads clothing charity drive gave many team members an opportunity to give back to the community.

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The top five physiotherapy myths have been publicly busted by the world’s largest physiotherapy clinical research website, which has examined common misconceptions and linked them to robust evidence that disproves these ideas.

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Researchers have started the world’s biggest trial looking at whether computer games, iPad apps and interactive games such as the Wii can help tens of thousands of Australians recover from falls, strokes and brain injuries.

Senior researchers from The George Institute for Global Health are being hailed as women leaders.

Professor Christine Jenkins leads the Respiratory Research Division at The George Institute for Global Health. She is featured as one of 14 of Australia's women leaders in The Climb - Conversations With Women In Power, by ABC presenter Geraldine Doogue.

The George Institute for Global Health based at The University of Sydney is currently recruiting volunteers to take part in a new Study on food nutrition labels.

Jeffrey Leckstein Bloomberg:

We are delighted to welcome the World Bank and The George Institute today for this special event. On behalf of Bloomberg L.P, I would like to extend a warm welcome to President Kim who is in Sydney today ahead of his attendance at the G20 meeting [unclear]. I will now hand you over to the event moderator, Professor Vlado Perkovic, Executive Director of The George Institute for Global Health. Thank you. [Applause]

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The President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim today highlighted the economic impacts of the developing Ebola crisis in West Africa.