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Hidden beauty, fascinating insights

Katy Stubbs

Microscopic images reveal the hidden beauty around and within us. Dementia researchers get a unique view of the intricate but stunning workings of the brain. To showcase the fascinating insights being gained in dementia research, we ran our Science Image Competition again this year. Over the winter months, we asked researchers across the UK to […]

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Alzheimer’s Research UK supports tracking COVID-19 symptoms with new app

Ed Pinches

The COVID-19 Symptom Tracker app, developed by King’s College London, is joining forces with the UK’s largest health-based charities. The aim is to reach people most at risk of COVID-19, including those with pre-existing health conditions such as dementia, diabetes, heart disease and those over the age of 70. Dr Carol Routledge, Director of Research […]

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Fundraising during a national crisis

Lucy Squance

We recognise that things are drastically different for everyone at present, not least our supporters, who may be caring for their loved ones in quite difficult and confined conditions. So, we understand if you need to take a step back from fundraising or your general support for Alzheimer’s Research UK as you get you priorities […]

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Running alone but supporting dementia research together

Lucy Squance

The COVID-19 situation has seen all fundraising sporting events over the next few months cancelled or postponed. The Virgin Money London Marathon will now be on 4 October, while the Brighton, Manchester and Edinburgh marathons all have new dates in September or October. Many other events have also been rescheduled or the organisers are working […]

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Research finds a way – our virtual conference showed it is possible.

Ed Pinches

Scientific conferences are events where world experts and budding early-career scientists gather together to learn from their colleagues, share their latest findings and create lasting collaborations. Sadly, earlier in 2020 we made the decision to cancel our annual Research Conference which was due to take place in Wales. While it was the right thing to […]

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Positive lifestyle changes to help reduce the risk of developing dementia

Theo Axford

This blog post has been cross-posted from the Garmin Blog page. We’re thrilled to announce that we’re partnering with Alzheimer’s Research UK, one of the world’s leading dementia research charities dedicated to diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure. Our aim is to help reduce people’s risk of developing dementia by inspiring them to make positive lifestyle […]

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Celebrating the 5th anniversary of Join Dementia Research

Jess Tobin

Five years on from the national launch of Join Dementia Research, we look back at the service’s incredible impact and some of the exciting research taking place that you could get involved in. What is Join Dementia Research? Alzheimer’s Research UK has been a charity partner of the service since it was launched. Alongside Alzheimer’s […]

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