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Greater Manchester Dementia Consortium Showcase

The Salford Institute for Dementia at the University of Salford will be proudly hosting the Greater Manchester Dementia Consortium Showcase on the morning of the 17th May 2017 which falls within National Dementia Awareness Week. The event will be held in collaboration with The University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University and other local institutions.

This event will allow academic researchers in the North West to showcase their dementia research whilst networking and exploring exciting opportunities for collaboration. Each Institution will be given approximately 30 minutes to present their research and there will also be an academic poster session.

Wednesday 17th May 2017

Chapman Building, University of Salford

For an agenda of the day and to register, please click HERE.

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Joint Dementia Research Showcase

Manchester Metropolitan University will be hosting the next Joint Dementia Showcase on the 22nd September 9:00 – 2:00.

This event will showcase dementia-related research from Manchester Met, University of Manchester and Salford University.

Additionally, the day will feature funder presentations from Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK.

The day will finish with a networking lunch and a poster display from each of the institutions.

To register for the event and for more information, please click HERE. Places are limited.

If you have any questions, please contact Mark Dyer (M.Dyer@mmu.ac.uk ext 2818


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Joint Dementia Research Showcase

Manchester Metropolitan University will be hosting the next Joint Dementia Showcase on the 22nd September 9:00 – 2:00.

This event will showcase dementia-related research from Manchester Met, University of Manchester and Salford University.

Additionally, the day will feature funder presentations from Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK.

The day will finish with a networking lunch and a poster display from each of the institutions.

To register for the event and for more information, please click HERE. Places are limited.

If you have any questions, please contact Mark Dyer (M.Dyer@mmu.ac.uk ext 2818)


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Alzheimer’s Research UK Grant Schemes

Alzheimer’s Research UK has a large number of different grant schemes through which you can apply for funding. All applications must fall within Charities’s remit which covers biomedical research in Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Grant schemes: Network Support Grants, Equipment Grants and Sabbatical Grants.

Deadline: 20 April

Grant schemes: Global Clinical Trials Fund.

Deadline: 11 May

Grant schemes: Project Grants, Interdisciplinary Research Grants, Senior Research Fellowships, Research Fellowships, Travelling Research Fellowships and Clinical Research Fellowships, Network Support Grants.

Deadline: 6 July

For more information, please visit the Alzheimer’s Research UK Grants page.

For support during your application, please contact Research Development.


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Conference – Dementia 2020 North

Govconnect are pleased to announce that our next Dementia 2020 conference will take place in the North of England.

The aim is to ensure healthcare professionals, academia, third sector and care providers from all areas of the UK have unlimited access to the same information and resources, irrespective of their location. Our online platforms around policy, research and innovation and our fantastic line up of speakers and partners will seek to highlight how some of the Norths groundbreaking approaches to dementia research diagnosis and care can contribute towards national objectives.

Bridgewater Hall, Central Manchester, 8th June

For more information, including the agenda and list of speakers, as well as to register attendance, please visit Dementia 2020 North.


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Joint Dementia Research Showcase

Joint Dementia Research Showcase

The University of Manchester will showcase dementia research activity along with University of Salford & Manchester Metropolitan University, plus structured networking time around particular themes. A series of brief presentations from each institution will highlight the breadth of work of key research groups. There will also be a poster display from across the institutions.

Academics, post-docs, PhD students and research support staff with an interest in dementia and neurodegeneration from the University of Manchester, University of Salford and Manchester Metropolitan University are all welcome. Researchers can be from any discipline area (e.g. medicine, engineering, humanities, arts).

Wednesday 20 January 9.30 – 1.30 including networking lunch

Lecture Theatre A & the Hub, Zochonis Building, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL

Online registration: http://bit.ly/1QY7yPQ

We also encourage you to bring posters to display, please indicate this during the online registration process so that we can ensure there are sufficient poster boards. If you would like to have a stand in the coffee/ networking area please contact Carly Moseley.

Vegetarian and halal diets are automatically accommodated, please indicate other special dietary requirements when registering. If you have any special requirements in terms of access, please contact Carly Moseley. You do not need to bring a printed ticket with you on the day.

Further information: Carly Moseley


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Joint Dementia Research Showcase

The University of Manchester will showcase dementia research activity along with University of Salford & Manchester Metropolitan University, plus structured networking time around particular themes. A series of brief presentations from each institution will highlight the breadth of work of key research groups. There will also be a poster display from across the institutions.

Academics, post-docs, PhD students and research support staff with an interest in dementia and neurodegeneration from the University of Manchester, University of Salford and Manchester Metropolitan University are all welcome. Researchers can be from any discipline area (e.g. medicine, engineering, humanities, arts).

Wednesday 20 January 9.30 – 1.30 including networking lunch

Lecture Theatre A & the Hub, Zochonis Building, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL

Online registration: http://bit.ly/1QY7yPQ

We also encourage you to bring posters to display, please indicate this during the online registration process so that we can ensure there are sufficient poster boards. If you would like to have a stand in the coffee/ networking area please contact Carly Moseley.

Vegetarian and halal diets are automatically accommodated, please indicate other special dietary requirements when registering. If you have any special requirements in terms of access, please contact Carly Moseley. You do not need to bring a printed ticket with you on the day.

Further information: Carly Moseley