Check out these webinars, which focus on providing career and development advice to early career researchers from leaders in dementia and brain health research.  

There are no webinars scheduled currently. But please visit our events page to find out about future webinars, organised in collaboration with the Brain health ARC.

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Brain Health ARC webinar series 2024

Throughout 2024, our friends at the Brain Health ARC hosted a range of webinars, the aim of which is to provide support to early career researchers in their professional and career development.

All of these webinars are on the ARC website to catch up. You can view clips from these webinars below

Getting Published – Professor Alan Carson
Differences between Academia and Industry– Dr Stina Saunders and Dr Sophie Bradley
Securing a Fellowship – Terry Quinn and Katherine Gray
Starting out as a New Lecturer – Dr David Koss
PPI and Lived Experience – Dr Rosalie Ashworth

Securing a fellowship

Differences between Academic & Industry

Getting published

Past SDRC Webinars

2nd June 2021

Why scientists should work with the Science Media Centre, featuring Freya Robb from the Science Media Centre. Chaired by Brain Health Scotland Executive Lead Anna Borthwick.

5th May 2021

From a distance: Remote management of cognitive issues – practical tips and learning from our friends on the other side of the world, with Dr Kerryn Pike, Dr Wendy Kelso, Dr Rene Stolwyk and Dr Dana Wong. Chaired by Dr Terry Quinn


7th April 2021

Why dementia researchers need to know a lot about delirium, with Professor Alasdair MacLullich, presented on what delirium is and its research implications. Chaired by Dr Maggie Ellis



 3rd March 2021

How to give your paper the best chance of getting published with Professor Alan Carson, provided some unmissable insights into increasing your chances of getting accepted into an academic journal. Chaired by Dr Terry Quinn. 



3rd February 2021

Oiling your cogs with a healthy diet: It’s a no brainer with Professor Emma Stevenson and Dr Oliver Shannon, discussed the role of nutrition and diet in healthy brain ageing. Chaired by Professor Craig Ritchie.  



6th January 2021

Getting that Fellowship- the Magic Ingredients with Terry Quinn (University of Glasgow) and Richard Oakley (Alzheimer’s Society). The session was chaired by our Executive Committee member Dr Karen Watchman from the University of Stirling.

This webinar is full of advice on what makes, and what doesn’t make, a successful fellowship application. 



2nd December 2020

The first webinar, featured SDRC Chair Professor Craig Ritchie. Mapping out the (future) Dementia and Brain Health Research Landscape: Helping to choose the best path, you can watch this webinar back here:










How do I join the SDRC?

Resources to support Early Career Researchers are open only to SDRC Members. If you are not already a member, you can sign up for free today