Pilates has become one of the most trendy exercises of our day, especially for attempting to heal back pain, but new research by the George Institute for Global Health has found it is not the super-fix that some believe.
As nominations open for this year’s 100 Women of Influence Awards, one of last year's winners Professor Rebecca Ivers shares her experiences as a woman in science and gives her advice to young women starting their research career.
The Daily Advertiser has featured the new Wagga branch of the George Institute’s Driving Change program. The program uses volunteer mentors to help young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people gain the 120 hours of supervised driving practice they need to get a driver licence.
If you have watched any sport on TV recently you would have noticed the trend for nearly every player to arrive on the field, covered in tape. Commonly called Kinesio tape, the tape comes in a wide variety of colours and shapes that allows the trainer to turn the sportsperson’s skin into something like a work of art. But is there any science beyond this trend? One of the Institute’s PhD students decided to put Kinesio taping to the test and received a prestigious award for this work.
Professor John Chalmers, Senior Director of The George Institute for Global Health, received the award from Sydney Research on behalf of the ADVANCE ON study, and in recognition of his dedication and commitment to mentoring early career researchers.