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DPUK researchers take up international opportunities

Two early career scientists have used their DPUK funding to pursue international dementia research.

DPUK researchers featured by ‘women in science’ illustrator

Three of DPUK’s researchers are the subject of drawings by the science illustrator Nina Chhita this month.

New data tool launches for dementia researchers

The ROADMAP Data Cube provides the first comprehensive overview of Europe-wide cohort data that are useful for dementia research. DPUK researchers were part of the international team to develop the new free interactive data discovery tool.

Participants make DPUK datathons what they are

68 researchers from a whole range of backgrounds came together in the latest two DPUK datathons. This diversity – in attendees, skills and research backgrounds – is the aspect that datathoners consistently report they like the most.

Dates for your diary

Healthy ageing conference

Thursday, 13 February 2020 to Friday, 14 February 2020

Healthy ageing is a two-day conference held by the Royal Society and the Academy of Medical Sciences' FORUM. The UK Government has set the Grand Challenge of achieving five extra years of healthy older age by 2035, but achieving this will be reliant on innovations in research and health and social care systems that benefit people of all ages and backgrounds. DPUK researcher, Ian Deary, is one of the organisers of this event.

Funding call: UK-Japan Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research Initiative

Thursday, 20 February 2020

A joint call between MRC and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) for research proposals focused on Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research.

Population health conference at Cardiff University

Tuesday, 10 March 2020

DPUK Director, John Gallacher, will be giving the keynote address on Dementias Platform UK.