As a parkrunner you know that when committed, like-minded people come together, amazing things can happen. And like you, we at Alzheimer’s Research UK know there’s strength in numbers.
That’s why for our latest appeal we are spreading the word and inviting people to support the most exciting new development in dementia research in a generation.
It’s called the UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI for short) and we’re founding funders alongside the Medical Research Council and Alzheimer’s Society.
The UK DRI isn’t a single, physical ‘bricks-and-mortar’ building. It’s a network of hundreds of leading researchers based in universities all over the UK.
Any of the 50 groundbreaking research projects at the UK DRI has the potential to bring about truly life-changing breakthroughs. But they’re not happening in isolation – within the UK DRI network, every project can influence others, with findings being shared to make more advances.
With your support, more researchers can work faster and smarter to find the answers that will unlock effective treatments for dementia to transform the lives of millions of people.
Queens parkrun in Belfast, Northern Ireland has been visited by more than 6,000 parkrunners, from regulars to international tourists. Fiona Teague from Queens parkrun tells us more about her home parkrun… Our event launched way back in February 2012, and on average we welcome around 150 finishers each week. I like the fact…
1. The promoter is: parkrun UK (company no.09411750 whose registered office is Lower Deck, Unit 3, Phoenix Wharf, Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, TW1 3DY) 2. The competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom, with UK addresses, aged 18 years or over except employees of parkrun UK and their close relatives and anyone…