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News & Research

Find out what’s happening at MSWA, from our range of activities and programs to corporate news.

Also, read about the latest developments in neurological research, scientific discoveries, new medications and treatments in the areas of neurological conditions.

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New MSWA CEO appointed

The MSWA Board has announced the appointment of new CEO Melanie Kiely, who will replace Marcus Stafford AM when he steps down in October.

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Speech Pathologists giving Western Australians a voice

Speech Pathology plays a crucial role in helping people regain a fundamental part of being human – communication. Speech Pathologists study, assess, and treat changes in understanding language, speaking, reading, writing, and importantly, swallowing food and drink.

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New research and tools for speech pathology

Communication is a fundamental human right. Associate Professor Anne Whitworth from Curtin University is developing a new NARNIA Communication App to help people with communication issues after stroke. This is one of the newly funded projects from our record-breaking $10 million research contribution in 2021.

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