Meet our scientists

From lab tours to ‘ask the expert’ panel discussions, our researchers regularly hold open days and talk to the public.

You can find out more about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and hear the latest research in your area:

Do you want to know more about dementia? South West public meeting

Date: 8 June 2017
Venue: The Bayliss Suite, Plymouth Science Park, PL6 8BX
Time: 10.30am – 5:00pm

Free short talks on Alzheimer’s, dementia, current treatments and latest research. For all members of the public. To register send an Email to or phone 01752437308. Free parking at the venue will be provided for registered participants.

Do you want to know more about dementia? Newcastle public meeting

Date: 13 June 2017
Venue: Lindisfarne Room, Kings Road Centre, Newcastle, NE1 7RU
Time: 2:00-4:30pm (doors open at 1:15pm for refreshments)

Come hear dementia researchers from Newcastle Univeristy talk about their work – from the latest developments in dementia research through to how particular areas of the brain are affected in Alzheimer’s disease. There will be information you can take away, and the opportunity to ask questions to all the speakers. The event is free and refreshments will be available, and you can view the programme of talks here. Please register by calling Sally Warburton on 0191 208 1342 or by emailing

Do you want to know more about dementia? Norwich public meeting

Date:  14 June 2017
Venue: Enterprise Centre, Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, UEA
Time: 2.00pm -5.00pm (arrival and registration 2.00pm -2.30pm, welcome and presentations 2.30pm –5.00pm, refreshments during the afternoon)

The Alzheimer’s Research UK public event will give an overview of dementia, its symptoms and challenges.We will have a mix of speakers from research and clinical backgrounds who are currently working in dementia. There will be opportunities for questions to experts in the field as well as socialising with other attendees. There will also be an opportunity to find out how to take part in any upcoming dementia studies at UEA. Free to attend including parking and open to all. Please book your free place by contacting Amanda Wheeler by email: Telephone: 01603 593540.

Do you want to know more about dementia? Northern Ireland public meeting

Date: 15 June 2017
Venue: Linen Suite at Mossley Mill, Newtownabbey
Time: 5.30pm – 8.30pm

Free event focused on Alzheimer’s, dementia, current treatments and latest research. For all members of the public. Scientists and those involved in Dementia care from across Northern Ireland will come together on Thursday 15th June to hold a free public meeting to discuss current dementia research.
The meeting will involve short talks from clinicians, care providers and researchers followed by the opportunity for those attending to sit around a table with people involved in Dementia care and ask questions or have their concerns addressed. The aim is an informal and informative event that benefits members of the public.

No booking required. Tea, coffee and buffet will be available from 17.30

Contact: Michael Hills, tel: 02890975411 or email:

12th Alzheimer’s Disease Open Day Kings College London

Date: 28 June 2017
Time: 9.00am – 2.00pm
Location: Maurice Wohl Clinical Neuroscience Institute, 5 Cutcombe Road, London, SE5 9RT

We would like to invite you to 12th King’s College London Alzheimer’s research UK open day. The event will take place on Wednesday the 28th June, from 9:00 am till 2:00 pm at the Maurice Wohl Clinical Neuroscience Institute, 5 CutcombeRoad, SE5 9RT, on the Denmark Hill Campus. The day will include talks from esteemed researchers, a tour and demonstrations in the labs, and a chance for you to ask your own questions to our panel of experts in the Q and A session. A complementary sandwich lunch and light refreshments will be provided.

Please register at: