Alzheimer’s Research UK firmly believes that supporting and nurturing Early Career Researchers (ECRs) is vital to deliver our vision of a world free from dementia. 

Find out more about the various opportunities and resources available to help you flourish in your research career. 


ECR funding opportunities

Bridge funds and other funding opportunities


Supporting your career

Find out about our career development opportunities for ECRs


Events for ECRs

Events dedicated to researchers starting their careers in dementia research


Talking about your research

Resources and tools to help you communicate what you do

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Our new ECR Strategy

Read our commitments to improve early career support

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Fundraising for ARUK

Join #TeamARUK

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Researcher stories

Be inspired by following the journeys of other ECRs in our network

Scientists in the lab


Discover and connect with your community and beyond.

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Alzheimer’s Research UK Research Network

Get in touch with your local Network Centre ECR rep


Research E-Newsletter

Keep up-to-date with the latest funding opportunities, announcements and events by signing up to our researchers e-newsletter.