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Reflections on five years of Join Dementia Research

24 February 2020

To mark the fifth anniversary of Join Dementia Research, we asked some of the people closest to the service to share their thoughts on how far Join Dementia Research has come.

5 years of bringing researchers and volunteers together

Join Dementia Research - fifth birthday cake

Today, Monday 24 February 2020, Join Dementia Research celebrates its fifth birthday. We’re not asking for gifts or cards for our fifth birthday. Instead, you can help us celebrate by sending a digital greeting card to someone you know who might be interested in research.

Free online course: What is Health Research?

29 October 2019

Woman sat at laptop with cup of tea taking part in a free online course.

The NIHR Clinical Research Network has launched a new online course called ‘What is Health Research?’. The three week Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, is aimed at anyone with a keen interest in learning more about the world of health research. Learners can complete the course at their own pace for free, starting on Monday 11 November 2019.

Vote for Join Dementia Research!

27 September 2019

Graphic of voting slip going into Join Dementia Research box

We are excited to share that Join Dementia Research has been selected as a #MadeAtUCL Top 100 Innovation. #MadeAtUCL is a new campaign which aims to bring to life University College London’s (UCL) impact on people, lives and communities, mainly through ground-breaking research and discoveries. We would be very grateful for your vote – this will help continue to raise the profile of dementia and research, and help more people to take part.

Dementia Action Week 2019

20 May 2019

This Dementia Action Week we’re asking healthcare professionals to talk to their patients about research opportunities.

LEARN to help people Join Dementia Research

3 April 2019

Graphic of a person using the Join Dementia Research learn tool

Join Dementia Research has helped more than 40,000 people connect with research studies over the past four years. As a result, researchers and their studies have massively benefitted, with more than 11,000 study enrollments in this time. However, if we are going to turn the corner and find ways to better prevent, diagnose, treat, care […]

Over 40,000 volunteers sign up to Join Dementia Research

27 March 2019

Graphic representing over 40,000 volunteers now registered with Join Dementia Research

We’re delighted that over 40,000 people have now registered as volunteers with Join Dementia Research. This is wonderful news – thank you so much to everyone who has signed up and helped us reach this milestone. It’s people like you who are making a difference. By registering your interest in research, you’re helping us bring more […]

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