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Our aim is to improve the lives of people with disability by

  • Sharing excellent clinical practice
  • Providing education and training in rehabilitation for all disciplines
  • Enabling the growth of rehabilitation research
  • Supporting academic career development for rehabilitation professionals
  • Increasing the numbers of participants recruited to research studies
  • Involving patients and carers in research development, evaluation and dissemination.

If you would like to know about the meetings and activities supported by the network please email and we will add you to our mailing list.

Upcoming Meetings

Miss a meeting?

Slides from past meetings are available to download.

Get Involved

If you would like to receive regular updates about the lectures, seminars, symposia and workshops hosted by the network please email with your name, affiliation and discipline and we will add you to the mailing list.

If you would like to set up a working party focussed on a particular topic please email and we will be happy to add your details to the website and advertise your meetings.

If you would like to join one of the pre-existing working parties, please contact us on and we will add your details to the appropriate email list.

Public and Patient Involvement

If you are a member of the public and would like to know about research studies or would like to be a patient or carer member of a research review group, please email us on

About CEReN

The following groups are represented on the network

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The CEReN management and strategy group includes:

Ms Louise Ainger


Dr Gavin Farrell

Prof Anand Pandyan


Dr Alex Ball


Dr Davinia Fernández-Espejo 


Dr Margaret Phillips

Dr Ed Chadwick

Ms Inès Kander


Prof Diane Playford

Dr Laura Edwards

Prof Christopher James

Ms Theresa Powell


Dr Zacchaeus Falope


Dr Elie Okirie


Ms Sue Wright