CANCELLED - Alzheimer's Research UK public event on         Saturday 14 March 2020

 
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  2018 ARUK Oxford Open Day

Message from the Alzheimer's Research UK Thames Valley Research Network (posted 12 March 2020)

We have been monitoring the coronavirus/COVID-19 situation and UK Government and Public Health England guidance closely.

We are very mindful of our responsibility to support efforts to delay the spread of the virus across the UK and avoid putting anyone at risk by attending a large public event. The safety and wellbeing of our attendees, participants and staff is our number one priority.

Therefore, after careful consideration, it is with deep regret that we have decided to cancel the 2020 Alzheimer's Research UK Thames Valley Dementia Open Morning that was due to take place on Saturday 14 March 2020.

We apologise for any inconvenience or disappointment the cancellation of this year's Dementia Open Morning may cause. We hope to be able to reschedule the event later in the year, and will be in touch with plans as they are confirmed.

 Alzheimer's Research UK Thames Valley Research Network

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The 2020 Alzheimer's Research UK (ARUK) Dementia Information morning will be held at Tingewick Hall, Academic Centre, at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford on Saturday 14th March from 10am to 1pm.

The Thames Valley ARUK Network Centre organise this event to discuss current dementia research taking place within the network centre, which includes the University of Oxford, Oxford Brookes University and University of Reading.

The event is open to the public and features several short talks from researchers across a range of topics in dementia.

Book your free place here: https://dementia_info_day.eventbrite.co.uk

The event's programme is shown below:-

 

screenshot of revised programme

We have also invited organisations that support people living with dementia and carers who will host information stands during the break. There will also be information on how you can get involved with dementia research. Organisations you can meet include:

Alzhiemer's Research UK - NIHR Clinical Research Network - Museum of Oxford –  Memory & cognition research group

Dementia OxfordshireThe Alzheimer's SocietyYoung DementiaOxDARE - NHS Trust - Daybreak - Dementias Platform UK

  The talks at the event are filmed. To view the 2019 presentations, please go to: www.oxdare.ox.ac.uk/openday2019