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Adam Smith discusses what he learned from the recent UK Dementia Care Research Summit, and his top 10 take-aways that could improve dementia care research.
Our own Adam Smith has turned to blog writing to try to share some good general rules for video calls, he assures us this wasn’t aimed at anyone specific. Top tips for these times of remote working.
Midday Lecture Webinar Catch-up – Adapting the Australian Environmental Assessment Tool – High Care (EAT-HC)
In this webinar, first broadcast on Wednesday 27th May 2020 – Joanna Sun, PhD Student from the University of Wollongong, Australia. talks her work on the appropriateness of adapting the Australian Environmental Assessment Tool – High Care (EAT-HC) for persons with dementia in Singapore.
Midday Lecture Webinar Catch-up – Five Pillars of a Dementia Friendly Emergency Department by Dr Courtney Genge
In this webinar, first broadcast on Wednesday 22nd April 2020 – Dr Courtney Genge, Senior Research Associate at SE Health, Ontario discusses her Doctoral work on improving the quality and safety of care in emergency departments for people living with dementia.
Midday Lecture Webinar Catch-up – Measuring fidelity of delivery of, and engagement with, dementia interventions by Dr Holly Walton
In this webinar, first broadcast on Monday 6th April 2020 – Dr Holly Walton, Research Fellow from the Department of Applied Health Research at University College London discusses the focus of her PhD. With advice that can be translated and used in your own work when using dementia interventions.
Midday Lecture Webinar Catch-up – Microglia a double edged sword: Neuroinflammation and new routes for drug discovery
In this webinar, first broadcast on Wednesday 20th May 2020 – Dr Tom Phillips, Research Associate for the UKDRI at Cardiff University talks about microglia’s role in dementia, how that role moves between protection and damaging and how new genetic findings point to new therapies.
Midday Lecture Webinar Catch-up – Mild behavioural impairment: an emerging concept in cognitive ageing and pre-clinical dementia
In this webinar, first broadcast on Thursday 14th May 2020 – Dr Byron Creese, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Exeter introduces the concept of Mild Behavioral Impairment and presents his recent research into measurement, prevalence and genetic associations.
Midday Lecture Webinar Catch-up – Pursuing a Postdoc: how to ensure the perfect fit for your post-PhD position by Dr James Quinn
In this webinar, first broadcast on Thursday 16th April 2020 – Dr James Quinn, Research Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital shares his experience of finding a postdoc. With tips on how to find the right fit, getting the role and details on how he transitioned from the UK to USA.
In this webinar, first broadcast on Wednesday 6th May 2020 – Dr Lillian Hung, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia and Vancouver General Hospital presents her recent research into use of ‘Silent Disco’ headphones with older adults with dementia staying in a geriatric hospital unit. As a way to deliver music therapy, and the benefits that come with music.
Midday Lecture Webinar Catch-up – Telehealth to enable access to interventions for people with dementia by Anna Volkmer
In this webinar, first broadcast on Wednesday 29th April 2020 – Anna Volkmer, Senior Speech & Language Therapist & NIHR Clinical Research Fellow at UCL explores the evidence underpinning use of Telehealth and reports on the perceived value of delivering speech and language therapy interventions remotely, and her experience of its use.
Midday Lecture Webinar Catch-up – What happens to your eyes as you get older? by Dr Marianne Coleman
In part one of this two part webinar – first broadcast on Monday 30th March 2020 – Dr Marianne Coleman a Research Orthoptist from the University of Surrey explains what happens to your eyes as you get older, and how to look after them.