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Barnsley born scientist wins prestigious prize at dementia research conference

Posted on: 21st March 2018

Day 1: Alzheimer’s Research UK Conference 2018, London Barnsley-born dementia researcher Dr Selina Wray has been crowned as this year’s David Hague Early Career Investigator of the Year at the Alzheimer’s Research UK Conference 2018. The announcement comes as Dr Wray takes to the stage to present her cutting-edge research…

Alzheimer’s Research UK announces record year fuelled by 44% growth in donations

Posted on: 20th March 2018

Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, has announced record growth in 2016/17 with a total income of £30.5 million, an increase of 38% on the previous year. Growing public support for the charity’s work saw voluntary donations rise by 44%, 11 times the sector average. This strong…

Dedicated volunteers celebrate amazing first year of fundraising for dementia research in Aberdeen

Posted on: 19th March 2018

Passionate volunteers in Aberdeen have celebrated the first anniversary of their fundraising group which is raising money for pioneering dementia research. The 10 members of the Alzheimer’s Research UK Aberdeen Fundraising Group have raised around £7,500 through a variety of activities. They have also helped spread the word about dementia…

Direct Marketing Officer

Posted on: 16th March 2018

We’re looking for someone to help us power research that will end the fear, harm and heartbreak that dementia causes. Working with a number of teams and suppliers, you’ll be delivering direct marketing activity through face to face, telephone, print and a range of other channels and media.  The programme…


Posted on: 6th March 2018

Our position on Brexit and the five things we need for dementia research to thrive.

Top dementia researchers awarded prestigious Brain Prize

Posted on: 6th March 2018

Pioneering dementia researchers Professors John Hardy, Bart De Strooper, Christian Haass and Michel Goedert have today been awarded the prestigious 2018 Brain Prize. The award honours outstanding contribution to neuroscience and recognises their innovative work on the genetic and molecular basis of Alzheimer’s disease. The four leading researchers will share…

New group to lead fight against dementia in Edinburgh

Posted on: 6th March 2018

A group of passionate volunteers whose lives have been touched by dementia have launched a fundraising group to support Alzheimer’s Research UK. The seven founding members of the Edinburgh fundraising group – which includes Dr Jill Fowler, Alzheimer’s Research UK Senior Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh, and Catarina…

Dementia researchers to share findings with public in Oxford

Posted on: 5th March 2018

Scientists in Oxford are inviting members of the public to a free event on Saturday 17 March to hear more about current progress in dementia research. The meeting will involve talks from scientists at the forefront of research into the condition. The event is organised by members of the Alzheimer’s…

Leading Cambridge-based charity at the heart of city’s science festival

Posted on: 2nd March 2018

This March, scientists in Cambridge are inviting the public to two free events to discuss the latest advances in dementia research. The public talks, supported by Alzheimer’s Research UK, the country’s leading dementia research charity, form part of Cambridge Science Festival, an annual celebration of science in the city. Alzheimer’s…

Majestic Wine launches £50,000 fundraising mission for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Posted on: 1st March 2018

Watford-based Majestic Wine has launched a new charity partnership with Alzheimer's Research UK – with the aim of raising at least £50,000 to help in the fight against dementia. Staff at the UK’s largest specialist wine retailer have embarked on a year-long fundraising campaign for the cause, after voting overwhelmingly…

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