Call for grants now live!

Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research invites applications for its 2022 funding programme Read more

24 hours in a police cell to raise funds for SCI research

Simon Nixon will be locked up in a cell for 24 hours in honour of his brother (Michael), who was left paralysed after a freak accident two years ago. Read more

Announcing an exciting new partnership between Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research and the Spinal Injuries Association

Announcing an exciting new partnership between Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research and the Spinal Injuries Association Read more

Punch & Crunchathon blasts fundraising target

A handful of ladies took part in a Punch & Crunchathon challenge on Saturday 12th June to raise funds for Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research. They boxed and crunched their way to raising £745 for SMSR - smashing their £500 target!! Read more

Highlights of our 9th June Project Launch Webinar now available

Watch highlights of our June 2021 webinar where we announced details of funding for 2 new projects to aid rehabilitation from Spinal Cord Injury Read more

Hannah's Big Sky Dive in aid of SMSR

Meet Hannah Jones, who is doing a skydive in aid of Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research! Read more

Downes family music fundraiser raises over £3,000 for Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research

The music-loving family embarked on an ambitious fundraising project in 2020 to host a year of musical concerts in celebration of composer Andrew Downes 70th birthday Read more

Meet SMSR "Knit a Neuron" volunteer Michaela Matza

Meet Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research charity volunteer Michaela Matza Read more

New Year Message to Supporters from Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research

New Year Message to Supporters from Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research Read more

New research grants announced

SMSR commits over £200,000 to three projects designed to improve the lives of those living with SCI Read more

Richard Montgomery appointed to SMSR Board of Trustees

We're delighted to welcome and introduce Richard Montgomery as a Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research Trustee. Read more

"Wheelchair with the WOW factor" competition winners announced

We're delighted to announce the winners of our "Design a Wheelchair with the Wow Factor" competition Read more

SEM Glove study results published

SMSR-funded study shows that use of mechanical glove leads to increased hand strength and improved ability to perform activities of daily living, in people with incomplete tetraplegia. Read more

Huge thank you to our 2.6 challenge participants!

Thanks to those of you who joined the #TwoPointSixChallenge, we were able to raise nearly £2,000 for Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research. You can still join in the challenge by visiting and signing up. Please do - we can support you all the way! Read more

Calling participants for ASICS 10k!

ASICS 10K is to be rescheduled from July 5th but we'd still love you to let us know if you are interested in this event as a runner or wheelchair participant for Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research? We'll provide the place but ask that you raise a minimum sponsorship of £200. Sounds like you? Click on the story, register and start fundraising for us... Read more

London Tube Collection

On Monday 20 January we are collecting at London Old Street Tube station. If you're passing through during the morning and evening rush hour look out for us in our SMSR sashes. As an independent charity we rely solely on voluntary donations to help fund our vital research - so anything that you can give helps us. Come along and say 'hello'. Read more

Calling all companies! We need you for our Wheels at Work™ Challenge!

Ever wanted to experience the challenges faced by those living with a spinal cord injury? Take on our Wheels at Work™ Challenge and help to raise awareness for us! Whether you're an individual, school, college or company you can take part. Click the link above to learn more or contact: [email protected] to discuss how we can help you set up a day. Bookings now open for 2020! Read more