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A Message from the President

Posted on 13th Feb 2022

Dear Colleagues, Happy New Year. The year has started with omicron putting a damper on many winter festivities in the northern hemisphere and summer fun in the southern hemisphere but, of e...

ISCoS Psychosocial Special Interest Group Live Webinar

Posted on 6th Feb 2022

The ISCoS Psychosocial Special Interest Group  welcomes everyone involved with spinal cord injury with an  interest in psychosocial care including psychologists, social workers,&nb...

BLOG: Follow the white rabbit social media and networking!'

Posted on 2nd Sep 2021

I love social media; it is a great way to keep in touch and be social, find out what is going on in your area, and share your snapshots with friends and family. I have always had it down on ...

BLOG: A PhD, a pandemic and 'you're on mute!'

Posted on 24th Aug 2021

  'The future has a way of arriving unannounced' ~ George F. Will  Oh, the future, the times we live in and the times we live through, some of which can be expected and...

A Message from the President

Posted on 31st Jul 2021

Dear ISCoS Family, As we  count down the days to our 60th anniversary conference which is again totally virtual but this time on North American West Coast summertime (last year was on ...

Introducing the COVID-19 and SCI Database (Cov-SCID)

Posted on 31st Jul 2021

A novel COVID-19 and SCI Database (Cov-SCID) is being implemented by ISCoS through its External Relations Committee (ERC) partnering with the University of Sydney, Australia. The project is ...

International spinal cord injury survey

Posted on 31st Jul 2021

International spinal cord injury survey First cross-country study of the lived experience of SCI    The International Spinal Cord Injury (InSCI) community survey is a joint ini...


Posted on 22nd Jul 2021

  Dear Members, For the sixth year in a row, the world SCI Day will be celebrated worldwide on 5th September 2021, and will focus on prevention of Covid-19 in persons with spinal co...

BLOG: Around the world in 80 tweets

Posted on 8th Jul 2021

  Phileas Fogg: ‘This is what happens when you leave home. You meet... people.’ ‘Around the world in 80 days’ was written in 1873, sharing the adventures of Ph...

Wellspect teams up with ISCoS for annual partnership

Posted on 5th Jul 2021

Message from our Partner Wellspect The International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) promotes the highest standard of care for men, women and children throughout the world who have suffered a s...

BLOG: World tours and Virtual gains

Posted on 31st May 2021

Globetrotting with ISCoS Autumn 2017 I was packing my suitcase in preparation to fly across the pond to Dublin, Ireland to attend my very first ISCoS Annual Scientific Meeting. I was very e...

Message from the President: ISCoS 2021 Going Virtual

Posted on 18th May 2021

Welcome to ISCoS 2021: VIRTUAL 2020 is the year we learnt to do things very differently due to a small and very nasty virus. We have learnt to use virtual systems for staff and ward meeting...

BLOG: ISCoS the myth, the legend, the community

Posted on 28th Apr 2021

Community is a big part of being an ISCoS member You may have seen some of the activity on social media recently. We have been celebrating the ISCoS community. Firstly, this Society is reac...

Message from the President

Posted on 24th Mar 2021

Dear ISCoS Family, I miss meeting you all and seeing you in person. Giving talks via Zoom, Teams, Webinars, etc., is not the same as being in the same place and time zone with you all. I kn...

Complementary Medicine Special Interest Group (SIG)

Posted on 29th Nov 2020

Due to expressed interest in the  complementary medicine workshop at the 2020 ISCoS Annual Scientific Meeting, it has been proposed that a Complementary Medicine Special Interest Group ...

Call for Governing Panel members for the Special Interest Group for Nurses and the Special Interest Group for Occupational Therapists (OTSCI)

Posted on 29th Nov 2020

Do you want to engage in the International Network to work for spreading the knowledge of Nursing or Occupational Therapy in the field of SCI? The Governing Panels are currently searching f...

Message from the President

Posted on 22nd Nov 2020

Dear ISCoS family I write to you as your new President as I reflect on 2020 – what a year! As we move towards the end of 2020, no-one (certainly not your new President) could have...

Message from the President

Posted on 24th Aug 2020

Let us rise up together to the challenge posed by spinal injuries Dear Colleagues, I  want to use this opportunity of being able to reach out to all of you through my last Newsletter ...

Spinal Cord is pleased to announce the following winners of the best papers in 2019

Posted on 24th Aug 2020

The “people’s choice” is determined by the number of downloads, and the “best paper” is determined by the Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editors of the Journal S...

Spinal Cord Injury Day

Posted on 12th Aug 2020

Spinal Cord Injury Day occurs every year on September 5th. The theme of this year's event is Covid-19 and SCI: Staying Well. See the World SCI Day Website for more details and please le...

Message from the President

Posted on 7th Apr 2020

Dear Colleagues, These are difficult times due to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, which has had an enormous impact globally on human health and survival, as well as on the world economy. We can on...

Interested in joining the Editorial Board of Spinal Cord?

Posted on 6th Apr 2020

  Researchers are invited to apply for one of three seats on the Editorial Board of Spinal Cord. Interested applicants need to submit a short CV (3 pages max) along with a coverin...

Professor Paul Kennedy Legacy Scholarship for Psychology

Posted on 2nd Jan 2020

ISCoS is delighted to announce the launch of this award which took place at the Psychosocial Preconference, ISCoS 2019.   Professor Paul Kennedy was known to many in the ISCoS Comm...

Are you a woman with a Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) over the age of 18?

Posted on 29th Aug 2019

The survey below was developed by Dr. Anne Berndl at the Accessible Care Pregnancy Clinic at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, in Toronto, Canada.  Dr. Berndl is a Maternal-Fetal Medi...

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