New SDRC Executive Committee Member: Dr Leah Macaden

New SDRC Executive Committee Member: Dr Leah Macaden

Following the 2022 SDRC Executive Committee election, Dr Leah Macaden has been elected as a new member. Find out more in Leah’s biography below. Dr Leah Macaden is a Senior Lecturer in Nursing at the University of Edinburgh with a rich and diverse range of...
SDRC Executive Committee Member: Dr Jennifer Macfarlane

SDRC Executive Committee Member: Dr Jennifer Macfarlane

In October 2022, the SDRC held our election to refresh the Executive Committee. We are now able to announce who was successfully voted. Jennifer Macfarlane has been a co-opted member of the SDRC Executive Committee since earlier this year, we are now delighted to...
Funding Opportunity: Alzheimer Scotland Student Research Programme

Funding Opportunity: Alzheimer Scotland Student Research Programme

Alzheimer Scotland is pleased to announce the launch of the Student Research Programme. Alzheimer Scotland, with support of the Scottish Dementia Research Consortium (SDRC), is establishing a new research programme, which will fund studentships for projects for...
Outgoing SDRC Chair: Professor Craig Ritchie Blog

Outgoing SDRC Chair: Professor Craig Ritchie Blog

Today, 10th October 2022, the SDRC will open nominations for researchers to join Executive Committee and for the position of Chair- members will receive an email to their inbox with further details. SDRC Chair, Professor Craig Ritchie is standing down. Please read...
Research Study: Evaluate a support resource for carers

Research Study: Evaluate a support resource for carers

A research team has developed an online support tool for carers of people with dementia. They are looking for volunteers to evaluate this tool. Find out more information on how to get involved in this study below.  iSupport is an internet-based support package for...