COVID Principal Investigator Blog: Dr Terry Quinn

COVID Principal Investigator Blog: Dr Terry Quinn

Following on from the success of our SDRC Early Career Researcher guest blogs, we wanted to represent our more established researchers as well. We are delighted to share a blog from Dr Terry Quinn, Clinical Senior Lecturer from the University of Glasgow and SDRC...

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Research Study: Impact of Lockdown on Care Home Residents

Research Study: Impact of Lockdown on Care Home Residents

The University of Edinburgh and collaborating partners are currently conducting research into the psychological impact that lockdown restrictions have had on the families of care home residents. This is not only an extremely important piece of research, but a...

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Two Project Opportunities for Early Career Researchers

Two Project Opportunities for Early Career Researchers

Scottish Dementia Research Consortium are pleased to share some exciting short-term projects. These opportunities are particularly suited to early career researchers and have been designed to allow for useful skills development, networking and publications. ...

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COVID Impact on ECRs: Tuuli Hietamies

COVID Impact on ECRs: Tuuli Hietamies

The SDRC are continuting our series of blogs featuring Early Career Researchers who are sharing how COVID has impacted their research and career prospects. Today's blog is from Tuuli Hietamies, thank you Tuuli for your contribution! Read the rest of the blog...

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Early Career Researchers: Fatene Abakar Ismail

Early Career Researchers: Fatene Abakar Ismail

In today's COVID Impact blog, Fatene Abakar Ismail from the University of Glasgow is sharing her experiences of lockdown so far, how the pandemic has affected research and balancing working with being a mum. Read more blogs in the series here. My name is Fatene Abakar...

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COVID Impact on ECRs: Tharin Phenwan

COVID Impact on ECRs: Tharin Phenwan

This week on the SDRC blog we are continuing our Early Career Researcher blog series on the impact of COVID.  Today's blog is by Tharin Phenwan. You can read the entire blog series here. My name is Tharin Phenwan. I am a second-year PhD student at the University of...

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COVID Impact on ECRs: Fatima Alhayan

COVID Impact on ECRs: Fatima Alhayan

Today, we are pleased to share with you a guest blog by University of Strathclyde PhD student Fatima Alhayan. If you haven't seen our other COVID impact blogs yet, or would like to catch up with the full series, you can read them here.  I am in the...

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COVID Impact on ECRs: Angus Addlesee

COVID Impact on ECRs: Angus Addlesee

Following on from the SDRC's busy week last week of launching both our Resource Funding and our Mentorship Scheme, we are pleased to bring you more blogs from our Early Career Researcher members, sharing how COVID has impacted them professionally and personally....

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COVID Impact on ECRs: Rose Vincent

COVID Impact on ECRs: Rose Vincent

Read today's COVID Impact blog from Rose Vincent, who has recently started a PhD at the University of Edinburgh. This part of a series of many blogs from students and ECRs on how COVID has affected their research and also featuring many practical advice for those...

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COVID Impact on ECRs: Katie Gambier-Ross

COVID Impact on ECRs: Katie Gambier-Ross

If you have been following on the SDRC website, you will have seen our blog series featuring some wonderful Early Career Researchers and student, sharing insights on how COVID has been impacting their research and career prospects, as well as some helpful tips for all...

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COVID Impact on ECRs: Josie Fullerton

COVID Impact on ECRs: Josie Fullerton

Today's blog is part of our COVID Impact blog series, where we are sharing the experiences of ECRs whose research has been affected by COVID, as well as helpful insights and tips to how to work through this time. If you are a dementia or brain health researcher and...

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COVID Impact on ECRs: Angela Gregory

COVID Impact on ECRs: Angela Gregory

You may have read over the past few weeks we have been sharing blogs from Early Career Researchers on how COVID has been impacting their research and career prospects. Today's blog is by Angela Gregory, PhD Student at the University of the West of Scotland and...

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COVID Impact on ECRs: Maria Drummond

COVID Impact on ECRs: Maria Drummond

In the coming days, the SDRC are publishing a series of blogs featuring Early Career Researchers who are sharing how COVID has impacted their research and career prospects. Today's blog is by Maria Drummond, PhD Student at the University of Glasgow My name is Maria...

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COVID Impact on ECRs: Michael Smith

COVID Impact on ECRs: Michael Smith

In the coming days, the SDRC are publishing a series of blogs featuring Early Career Researchers who are sharing how COVID has impacted their research and career prospects.  Today's blog is by Michael Smith, a PhD student from UWS. A Deep roots are not reached by the...

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COVID Impact on ECRs: Mohammad Mainuddin Mollah

COVID Impact on ECRs: Mohammad Mainuddin Mollah

Today's blog is part a series of featuring Early Career Researchers who are sharing how COVID has impacted their research and career prospects.  Today's blog is by Mohammad Mainuddin Mollah, providing insight to supervisory support experiences of an international PhD...

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COVID Impact on ECRs: Edel Roddy

The SDRC are publishing a series of blogs featuring Early Career Researchers who are sharing how COVID has impacted their research and career prospects. The first blogs in this series also featured in our COVID Research Impact Report which we published in April. Read...

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COVID Impact on ECRs: Miriam Scarpa

COVID Impact on ECRs: Miriam Scarpa

In the coming days, the SDRC are publishing a series of blogs featuring Early Career Researchers who are sharing how COVID has impacted their research and career prospects. The first blogs in this series also featured in our COVID Research Impact Report which we...

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Early Career Researchers: Martha Pollard

Early Career Researchers: Martha Pollard

We hope you are enjoying our blog series which is celebrating our next generation of researchers, featuring those that were in the SDRC Annual Report 2019/20.  Our final blog is by Martha Pollard, from the Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Resource Centre. Read about...

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Early Career Researchers: Suzanne Gray

Early Career Researchers: Suzanne Gray

As part of this blog series featuring PhD Students/ Early Career Researchers that were in the SDRC Annual Report 2019/20, today we are sharing the research from Suzanne Gray, read more below.   I am currently a mental health nurse lecturer at Abertay University,...

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Early Career Researchers: Juan Varela

Early Career Researchers: Juan Varela

This week, the SDRC are publishing a series of blogs to PhD Students/ Early Career Researchers that were featured in the SDRC Annual Report 2019/20. Today's blog is from Juan Varela from the University of St Andrews  My academic background is a mixture of physics,...

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Early Career Researchers: Jennifer Waymont

Early Career Researchers: Jennifer Waymont

Recently as part of the launch of the SDRC Annual Report 2019/20, we have been sharing the work early career researchers by publishing a series of blogs from the ECRs that feature in the report. Today, we are featuring Jennifer Waymont, a PhD student from the...

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Early Career Researchers: Krista Winkler

Early Career Researchers: Krista Winkler

The SDRC continuing to publish a series of blogs from PhD Students/ Early Career Researchers in dementia and brain health that were featured in the SDRC Annual Report 2019/20.  Our blog today is from Krista Winkler, a former MSc student in research relating to the...

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Early Career Researchers: Luisa Parkinson

Early Career Researchers: Luisa Parkinson

In the coming days, the SDRC are publishing a series of blogs featuring those that were in the SDRC Annual Report 2019/20.  Read about Luisa Parkinson's research as a PhD student from the University of Edinburgh in this excerpt below. I am in my second year of my PhD...

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Early Career Researchers: Angela Gregory

Early Career Researchers: Angela Gregory

The SDRC are committed to celebrating our next generation of researchers by publishing a series of blogs to PhD Students/ Early Career Researchers.  This week we are featuring those that were in the SDRC Annual Report 2019/20. Read about the research by Angela...

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Early Career Researchers: Clarisse de Vries

Early Career Researchers: Clarisse de Vries

Throughout the next two weeks, the SDRC are celebrating our next generation of researchers by publishing a series of blogs from PhD Students/ Early Career Researchers that were featured in the SDRC Annual Report 2019/20. First, we have Clarisse de Vries, whose...

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The launch of the SDRC Annual Report 2019/20

The launch of the SDRC Annual Report 2019/20

The SDRC Annual Report 2019/20, launched on Monday 20th April, outlines what is new in dementia and brain health research in Scotland in the past 12 months. Once again, we are able to show the truly amazing quantity, quality and diversity of research happening...

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SDRC Virtual Conference 2020

SDRC Virtual Conference 2020

This message is to inform you that in response to coronavirus and in anticipation of an ever-changing landscape, our Annual Scottish Dementia Research Consortium Conference scheduled for 20 April and the Early Career Researcher Workshop on 21 April 2020 will now be...

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SDRC Executive Committee Support: Dr Terry Quinn

SDRC Executive Committee Support: Dr Terry Quinn

You may have read in our previous blog that we now have two new academics which will provide support to the SDRC Executive Committee with our growing activity. This support will run until our next Executive Committee election at the end of 2020.  The second of these...

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SDRC Executive Committee Support: Dr Sophie Bradley

SDRC Executive Committee Support: Dr Sophie Bradley

Due to the growth of the SDRC, the committee have agreed we need to take on additional support to help the SDRC Executive Committee with activity. This support will run until our next Executive Committee election at the end of 2020. Our first member is Dr Sophie...

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Dementia Care Research Summit 2020

Dementia Care Research Summit 2020

The first ‘Dementia Care Research Summit’, supported by the by Alzheimer’s Society, National Institute of Health Research and the Economic and Social Research Council will take place on 12 February 2020. The summit will celebrate successes in dementia care research to...

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International Researcher: Ariel Frame

International Researcher: Ariel Frame

Today, the SDRC goes international! This guest blog is form Ariel K. Frame, PhD Candidate from the neuroscience graduate program at Western University, London, Ontario, Canada. Ariel tells us about research and a desire to work in Scotland.     I am a neurobiologist...

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