Current projects


TBI incidence, causes, and costs over time and service access in NZ. Contact: Dr Kelly Jones -

CENTER-TBI European Union Center - TBI collaboration
A collaboration of researchers from over 40 centres from across 19 countries with expertise in brain injury.
Contact: Professor Alice Theadom -


We are currently following up all adults and children from our TBI incidence study completed 10 years ago, to see how they are doing now. We will be comparing outcomes to a sample of people who haven’t had a brain injury, to see any differences. Contact: Professor Alice Theadom -

Concussion awareness in sports

We are also working with other research teams to explore the level of concussion awareness in sports in NZ, to identify the psychosocial factors affecting outcome after concussion and social cognitive deficits after concussion as well as  a qualitative study of the experience of recovery after TBI.