Tag Archives: Research Careers

Dementia Research Centre in Wales (BBC News)

Summary A brief piece, from BBC News, on the work and aims of the £20 million Dementia Research Institute at Cardiff University. Full Text Link Reference Clarke, O. (2018). Fruit flies’ brains studied to help crack dementia. London: BBC Health … Continue reading

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MRC DRI Momentum Awards £4.3 Million For UK Dementia Research (MRC)

Summary Momentum Awards, which support the UK Dementia Research Institute (DRI). Today’s announcement involves six universities being awarded £4.3 million from the MRC to help develop UK-based dementia research. Judging from the press release, there appears to be a serious … Continue reading

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Focus on Dementia (NIHR)

Summary The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has created a website (http://www.crncc.nihr.ac.uk) to showcase examples of the clinical research in the UK geared towards helping people with dementia their families. “This site provides a snapshot of the work of … Continue reading

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Professor Alistair Burns and Professor Martin Rossor Talk on Dementia Research (Department of Health, Dementia)

Summary In this Department of Health video web blog post, Professor Alistair Burns (National Clinical Dementia Director, Department of Health) talks to Professor Martin Rossor from the Dementias and Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Network (DeNDRoN) about dementia research. Read more and view … Continue reading

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Building Capacity to Strengthen the UK’s Research in Dementia (Alzheimer’s Research UK)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 7, February 2012]. Summary This report urges the Government and other policy makers to show still greater commitment to a UK national dementia research … Continue reading

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