Organisation for Psychological Research into Stroke (OPSYRIS) Australia: 2018 Annual Research Meeting

November 16, 2018
Monash University Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000

The 2018 OPSYRIS working committee, Dr Rene Stolwyk, Prof Ian Kneebone, Dr Dana Wong and Dr Jacqueline Anderson invite you to attend a forum to foster collaborations between fellow researchers and clinicians to advance psychological research into stroke.

Hosted by the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences.


  • Keynote address by Professor Dominique Cadilhac
  • An opportunity for researchers to present their research in its formative stages to develop collaborations
  • A strategic panel discussion with representation from key stakeholders including the National Stroke Foundation. “Current opportunities and future directions for psychological research into stroke”
  • An opportunity for clinical services to present current quality and research projects with a view to develop collaborations with research teams.

Keynote address – Professor Dominique Cadilhac

Topic: Lessons learnt from conducting clinical trials, data linkage projects and evaluations of models of care in stroke populations: opportunities for the field of psychology.

Professor Dominique Cadilhac is the Head of the Translational Public Health and Evaluation Division at the Stroke and Ageing Research Group, Monash University, and head of Public Health and Health Services Research at the Florey. She is an expert in health services research related to stroke with experience in a broad range of study designs such as economic evaluation and implementation research. Within Australia she leads the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry. Prof Cadilhac will present an overview of the major research initiatives she has successfully delivered across a range of clinical trial, data linkage and service model evaluation projects. She will discuss potential applications and opportunities to the field of psychological recovery following stroke.


This meeting is open to everyone across disciplines with an interest in psychological research into stroke. There is a small fee of $15 to support catering costs (including lunch).

Places are limited. Please register at


For any queries please contact convenor Dr Rene Stolwyk at