Early Career Researchers: Emma Elliott

Today we have a new blog from Emma Elliott, a PhD student from the University of Glasgow.  It follows on from the August Early Career Researcher series on the SDRC website: read all our most recent blogs here. Find out more about Emma's research below: I’m in the...

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Opportunity- Research Assistant University of Strathclyde

The School of Psychological Sciences and Health at the University of Strathclyde is seeking to appoint a Research Assistant to support a new exciting project aimed at delivering new peripheral biomarkers for the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. This project...

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Early Career Researchers: Miles Welstead

Following on from our very successful August PhD student and Early Career Researcher blog series, we have many more blogs to share with you during September! Our first one is by Miles Welstead.  Follow us on Twitter to keep up to date with the series. I am a PhD...

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Understanding Dementia: Prevention, Playlists and Progress

Join the Edinburgh Dementia Prevention research team from the University of Edinburgh alongside dementia charity Playlist for Life for an evening discussion on how we can all improve our brain health, contribute to ongoing research and manage our risk of dementia in...

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Early Career Researchers: Clair Gamble

Our final blog in August's ECR series is by Clair Gamble, who is a PhD student at the University of Dundee. However, stay tuned in September as we may have to continue the series! Read the series so far here I am a Registered Nurse and final year PhD student at the...

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Early Career Researchers: Anna Jack-Waugh

You may have seen that throughout August, the SDRC are celebrating our next generation of researchers by devoting a series of blogs to PhD Students/ Early Career Researchers. Read the series so far here This blog is by Anna Jack-Waugh, who is based at the University...

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Early Career Researchers: Ilaria Pina

Today's blog in SDRC's series from PhD Students and Early Career Researchers is by Ilaria Pina. You can read the full blog series so far here, and keep up to date with the rest of the series, as well updates of all SDRC activity by following us on Twitter.  Hi! I’m...

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Early Career Researchers: Linda Nicholson

Our blog today is by Linda Nicholson, a part-time Ph.D. student at the University of Dundee. Linda is also a registered nurse and is currently a Lecturer in Applied Life Sciences. Read more about Linda’s research below My current research project is focussed around...

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Early Career Researchers: Shaun Stone

We start off the fourth week of the SDRC's blog series on Early Career Researchers from Shaun Stone from the University of Aberdeen. Shaun's research relates to the SDRC's Diagnosis theme, which you can find out more about here. Shaun Stone is a final year PhD ERC...

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Early Career Researchers: Sarah Gregory

 We are ending the third week of PhD student and Early Career Researcher blog series with Sarah Gregory, PhD student from the University of Edinburgh.  Follow us on Twitter to keep up to date with the series.  Hi, I’m Sarah and I’m a part time doctoral candidate with...

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Early Career Researchers: Tharin Phenwan

Today's guest blog is from Tharin Phenwan, who is a PhD student at the University of Dundee. Throughout August, the SDRC are celebrating our next generation of researchers by devoting a series of blogs to PhD Students/ Early Career Researchers. Read the series so far...

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Early Career Researchers: Jennifer Waymont

Today's bio in our Early Career Researcher blog series is from Jennifer Waymont at the University of Aberdeen.   Jenny Waymont is a PhD candidate in Medical Imaging at the University of Aberdeen. Her PhD thesis is on the automated detection and analysis of white...

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Early Career Researchers: Miriam Scarpa

Throughout August, the SDRC are celebrating our next generation of researchers by publishing a series of blogs to PhD Students/ Early Career Researchers.  Read the previous blogs here Our next blog is from Miriam Scarpa. Miriam gives us a fascinating overview of her...

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Early Career Researchers: Emma Russell

Read our new blog below from Emma Russell, as part of the SDRC's series of blogs from PhD Students/ Early Career Researchers in dementia and brain health.  Follow us on Twitter to keep up to date with the series.  I am a doctoral candidate studying at the University...

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Early Career Researchers: Anca Sandu-Giuraniuc

As you may have seen, the SDRC have started a blog series featuring bios from ECRs. Read the series so far here. Today's bio is of Anca Sandu-Giuraniuc from the University of Aberdeen.  Anca is a postdoctoral research fellow working in Aberdeen Biomedical Imaging...

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Early Career Researchers: Mizuki Morisaki

Next in the SDRC's blog series focussing on early career researchers, is a blog from Mizuki Morisaki, a PhD student at the University of St Andrews. Mizuki's work relates to the SDRC's Fundamental Science theme.  I am a third year PhD student at the School of...

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Early Career Researchers: Samuel Quinn

Throughout August, the SDRC are celebrating our next generation of researchers by devoting a series of blogs to PhD Students/ Early Career Researchers. Read the series so far here This blog is by Sam Quinn, who is based at the University of the West of Scotland. His...

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Early Career Researchers: Laura McWhirter

The SDRC are committed to promoting and supporting researchers in the early stages of their career. This is why, we have put together a blog series featuring PhD students and ECRs from all disciplines. Read the series so far here Read Laura McWhirter's blog on...

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Early Career Researchers: Sarah Hesse

The SDRC are delighted to introduce this blog series where everyday we highlight and celebrate the wonderful contribution PhD students and Early Career Researchers make to dementia and brain health research.  Read the previous blogs here Our next blog is from Sarah...

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Early Career Researchers: Catriona Ingram

Throughout August, the SDRC are publishing a series of blogs from PhD Students/ Early Career Researchers in dementia and brain health.  For the first week, we are featuring those that were in the SDRC Impact Report 2019.  Our final blog this week is by Catriona...

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Early Career Researchers: Stina Saunders

Throughout August, the SDRC are publishing a series of blogs from PhD Students/ Early Career Researchers in dementia and brain health.   For the first week, we are featuring those that were in the SDRC Impact Report 2019.  Read about Stina Saunders' research as a PhD...

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Early Career Researchers: Bryan Mitchell

Throughout August, the SDRC are celebrating our next generation of researchers by publishing a series of blogs to PhD Students/ Early Career Researchers.  For the first week, we are featuring those that were in the SDRC Impact Report 2019. Read about Bryan Mitchell,...

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Early Career Researchers: Laura Aitken

Throughout August, the SDRC are celebrating our next generation of researchers by publishing a series of blogs to PhD Students/ Early Career Researchers.  For the first week, we are featuring those that were in the SDRC Impact Report 2019. Our next blog is from Laura...

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Early Career Researchers: Kotryna Baronaite

Throughout August, the SDRC are celebrating our next generation of researchers by publishing a series of blogs from PhD Students/ Early Career Researchers.  For the first week, we are featuring those that were in the SDRC Impact Report 2019. First, we have Kotryna...

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Early Career Researchers: Guest Blog for SDRC

The Scottish Dementia Research Consortium are looking for PhD Students and Early Career Researchers to feature in guest blogs on our website. The SDRC are always pursuing new and different ways to promote those early in their research career. From providing...

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PhD Studentship Opportunity at University of Edinburgh

Would you like to pursue a PhD to research methods to prevent dementia? There is a shortage of researchers trained in both abnormal brain blood vessels (traditionally ‘stroke’ researchers) and dementia (traditionally ‘dementia’ researchers). Alzheimer's Society have...

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Scottish Neurological Research Fund: Award Announcement

The SDRC are delighted to announce the success of the inaugural  Scottish Neurological Research Fund (SNRF) The SNRF was established to research the causes, prevention and management of neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental conditions.  The purpose of the fund is...

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The SDRC Impact Report 2019- Fundamental Science Theme

mn the SDRC Impact Report 2019, there is a section dedicated to the progress and ongoing work of each of the SDRC research themes.  We have already shared excerpts of the report from four of the five themes. Last but not least we are focusing on the Fundamental...

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The SDRC Impact Report 2019- Living with Dementia Theme

On the 3rd June 2019, we launched the SDRC Impact Report 2019  For the first time, we now have an overall picture of who is doing dementia research in Scotland. In addition to providing this overview, we also have a section in the report for each of the SDRC research...

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The SDRC Impact Report 2019- Prevention Theme

Dementia Prevention, is one of the themes of the SDRC, which focus on the interrelated areas of dementia research. Theme lead- and SDRC chair- Professor Craig Ritchie, has written a section dedicated to the research across Scotland on dementia prevention and brain...

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The SDRC Impact Report 2019- SDIP Theme

The following is an excerpt of SDRC Impact Report 2019 which provides on overview of the research in the field of brain health Informatics, through the Scottish Dementia Informatics Partnership. Blogs on the other SDRC themes will be available in the coming days.  The...

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The SDRC Impact Report 2019- Diagnosis Theme

On the 3rd June 2019, the SDRC launched our first Impact Report The report dedicates a section to the progress and ongoing work of each of the SDRC research themes. Over the next few days we are publishing a blog for each of the themes. Today, we are focusing on the...

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The launch of the SDRC Impact Report 2019

The SDRC are delighted to announce our Impact Report 2019, which was launched yesterday, 3rd June 2019 by Professor Craig Ritchie in his plenary session of the Alzheimer Scotland Annual Conference. The 840 delegates in attendance were among the first to get their...

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New SDRC Executive Committee Member- Dr Karen Watchman

Following the SDRC Executive Committee elections held earlier on 2019, we are delighted to have three new members. Our third and final blog post in this series highlighting our new members is for Dr Karen Watchman. Karen is an advocate of collaboration across all...

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