Dementia Research in Scotland
The SDRC promotes and supports all dementia research in Scotland. Our membership and our Executive Committee, is diverse and represents all types of dementia and brain health research. The SDRC seperate the different disciplines of dementia research in Scotland themes, which you can find more about here.
At the SDRC, we encourage and promote researchers across all these disciplines to work together. This is so we can produce outcomes that have real world impact. We also want to support researchers in their personal and professional development. Find out more about what we’re up to below. Visit news and events pages to get updates of SDRC activity and of our members. Also make sure and follow us on twitter
SDRC Annual Report 2020/21
Read the latest SDRC report, which provides an overview of the work with each SDRC research theme.
In addition, we also provide results on our mapping of the research that has taken place in Scotland in 2020. This includes grant awards, published papers and international collaboration.
It also details the output of all dementia and brain health research in Scotland, including investment, published papers and impact.
Scottish Brain Health and Dementia Research Strategy
This is the first dedicated research strategy which outlines the strategic vision and ambition to make Scotland the best place in the world for dementia and brain health research.
How can I get involved in dementia research in Scotland?
Join Dementia Research
Anybody over the age of 18 can take part in dementia research in Scotland. The first step is signing up to support vital research studies across the nation.
Join Dementia Research is UK-wide service which allows you to register your interest to take part in dementia research and be matched to suitable studies. The register is open to anyone – so you do not need to have a diagnosis of dementia or any family history of the illness. You can also sign up someone else to the register, if you have their consent to do so.
Visit the Join Dementia Research website for more information. You can also find out more about volunteering for dementia research studies by calling Alzheimer Scotland’s 24 Hour helpline on 0808 808 3000
Hear more from researchers in our blog pages
How can I be a part of the SDRC?
The SDRC is the biggest network of dementia and brain health research in Scotland. We all work together to celebrate and grow the research community.
Membership is free and open to all.