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Dementia Researcher blogs are written and then narrated by the authors. Through this podcast channel, we share the narrations, so you can listen back where ever you get your podcasts, as well as on our website - careers, research and your science.Brought to you by www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk - everything you need, all in one place. Remember to subscribe to our main 'Dementia Researcher' Podcast, here and where ever you get your podcasts.

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United Kingdom

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Dementia Researcher blogs are written and then narrated by the authors. Through this podcast channel, we share the narrations, so you can listen back where ever you get your podcasts, as well as on our website - careers, research and your science.Brought to you by www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk - everything you need, all in one place. Remember to subscribe to our main 'Dementia Researcher' Podcast, here and where ever you get your podcasts.

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English

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+447545566939


Episodes
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Dr Anna Volkmer - Future funding: Applying for an NIHR advanced fellowship

7/26/2021
Dr Anna Volkmer, narrates her blog written for NIHR Dementia Researcher. Anna discusses her career path, and provides tips for Clinical Academics navigating the NIHR Academic Training Programme and applying for Fellowships. Find the original text, and narration here on our website. https://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk/guest-blog-future-funding-applying-for-an-nihr-advanced-fellowship/ If you would like to write for us, or join out team of regular contributors, drop us a line -...

Duration:00:09:55

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Sharing my story, meet Hannah Hussain

7/17/2021
Hannah Hussain narrates her blog written for NIHR Dementia Researcher. Meet new blogger Nathan Stephens. In his 1st blog Nathan shares his story from caring for loved ones living with dementia to failed GCSEs, to two degrees and life now as a PhD Student at University of Worcester, researching Dementia Meeting Centres. Find the original text, and narration here on our website. https://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk/guest-blog-sharing-my-story-meet-hannah-hussain/ Enjoy listening?...

Duration:00:07:10

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‘First Steps’, introducing Nathan Stephens

7/15/2021
Nathan Stephens narrates his blog written for NIHR Dementia Researcher. Meet new blogger Nathan Stephens. In his 1st blog Nathan shares his story from caring for loved ones living with dementia to failed GCSEs, to two degrees and life now as a PhD Student at University of Worcester, researching Dementia Meeting Centres. Find the original text, and narration here on our website. https://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk/guest-blog-first-steps-introducing-nathan-stephens/ Enjoy listening?...

Duration:00:05:37

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Adam Smith - What do you want? How to write successful cold emails

7/14/2021
Adam Smith narrates his blog written for NIHR Dementia Researcher. At some point, there comes a time when every early career researcher will need to email a strange Professor (well strange to them, but perhaps also 'strange' they sometimes are). You probably want something from them - you're looking for a supervisor, a job, a review... This blog from Adam may just make the different between getting a reply, or getting ignored - How to write successful cold emails. Find the original text,...

Duration:00:06:26

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Dr Yvonne Couch - A balancing act

7/13/2021
Dr Yvonne Couch, narrates her blog written for the Dementia Researcher website. This blog Yvonne discusses work and life, and balance and how it comes down to money and culture. Find the original text, and narration here on our website. https://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk/guest-blog-a-balancing-act/ Enjoy listening? We're always looking for new bloggers, drop us a line. http://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk ____________________________________________ A special request - The...

Duration:00:07:16

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Dr Clarissa Giebel - Social Care, why does it matter?

7/11/2021
Dr Clarissa Giebel narrates her blog written for NIHR Dementia Researcher. Clarissa is passionate about social care. Read her latest blog to discover how and where social care comes into play, and how it needs to change. Find the original text, and narration here on our website. https://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk/guest-blog-social-care-why-does-it-matter/ http://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk ____________________________________________ A special request - The Dementia...

Duration:00:04:54

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Dr Anna Volkmer - Including the voices of people with dementia

7/7/2021
Dr Anna Volkmer, narrates her blog written for NIHR Dementia Researcher. Anna shares how she approaches PPI when those people have cognitive and communication difficulties - advice for 1st timers. Find the original text, and narration here on our website. https://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk/guest-blog-including-the-voices-of-people-with-dementia/ If you would like to write for us, or join out team of regular contributors, drop us a line -...

Duration:00:07:46

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Vote for Dementia Researcher in the Peoples Podcast Awards

7/6/2021
The Dementia Researcher Podcast needs your help – we are delighted to be included in this years People Choice Podcast Awards, nominated in the Science & Medicine Category. Producing and sharing the podcast is one of the highlights for those of us behind the service. The show has had over 63,000 plays, and over 25,000 listens in the last year – available on every podcast platform, with new contributors and hosts every week, discussing their research, careers topics, the conferences they’ve...

Duration:00:01:19

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Adam Smith - How to build resilience and bounce back

7/6/2021
Adam Smith narrates his blog written for NIHR Dementia Researcher. Ever had a grant or manuscript rejection? Ethics challenges or experiment that didn't work? Adam has some tips to build your resilience, to help you overcome these hurdles. Find the original text, and narration here on our website. http://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk ____________________________________________ A special request - The Dementia Researcher Podcast has been nominated for a Peoples Choice Podcast Award...

Duration:00:06:35

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Dr Sam Moxon - The Aduhelm Paradox

7/4/2021
Dr Sam Moxon, narrates his blog written for NIHR Dementia Researcher. If you're a member of the public, you may think Aducanumab is the miracle dementia drug we've been waiting for, so why do many researchers disagree? Dr Sam Moxon explores in this blog. Find the original text, and narration here on our website. http://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk ____________________________________________ A special request - The Dementia Researcher Podcast has been nominated for a Peoples Choice...

Duration:00:05:10

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Beth Eyre - The importance of taking a break

6/29/2021
Beth Eyre, narrates her blog written for NIHR Dementia Researcher. This month Beth takes a break from the lab, and discusses the importance of taking a break, and how it can actually help your work. Find the original text, and narration here on our website. http://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk

Duration:00:02:44

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Dr Christine Toomey - How does the brain bank work

6/27/2021
Dr Christina Toomey, narrates her blog written for the Dementia Researcher website. Christina has worked at the Queen Square Brain Bank for Neurological Disorders for 10 years, in this post we hear about her and the work of the brain bank and how it helps researchers across the world. Find the original text, and narration here on our website. http://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk Enjoy listening? We're always looking for new bloggers, drop us a line.

Duration:00:06:42

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UK Alzheimer’s Society opens new grant funding round

6/25/2021
It’s been a rocky year and a bit for both research funders and researchers, but Alzheimer’s Society in the UK is pleased to announce that they have opened a call for new grant applications, closing 16th September 2021. What kind of research does the Society fund? As with previous grant rounds, our research funding is organised in two streams. In both streams, we will consider research related to any type of dementia and associated conditions. Dementia Research Roadmap What kind of grants...

Duration:00:04:40

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Felicity Slocombe - Introductions

6/24/2021
Felicity Slocombe, narrates her blog written for the Dementia Researcher website. Meet new staff blogger Felicity Slocombe, PhD Student from Loughborough University, researching interactions and identity in dementia. In her first blog we're eased in with an introduction to her background, motivations and work. Find the original text, and narration here on our website. http://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk Enjoy listening? We're always looking for new bloggers, drop us a line.

Duration:00:06:27

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Dr Yvonne Couch -The Hunt for Tiny Messengers

6/18/2021
Dr Yvonne Couch, narrates her blog written for the Dementia Researcher website. Extracellular Vesicles. Where do they come from, what do they do? How do they do it and why are they interesting + relevant to dementia? Yvonne explains in this blog. Find the original text, and narration here on our website. http://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk Enjoy listening? We're always looking for new bloggers, drop us a line.

Duration:00:07:23

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Social Isolation and Loneliness - ISTAART Research Perspectives Special

6/15/2021
This week is #LonelinessAwarenessWeek – to raise awareness of the challenges of social isolation, and how this can lead to loneliness, and the connection to Dementia, we worked with The Alzheimer's Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART), and the Global Brain Health Institute (GHBI) to record this special podcast. The impacts of SI/L (social isolation/loneliness) on the health and longevity of older adults is substantial. Researchers have...

Duration:00:41:48

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Morgan Daniel - MSc Dissertation

6/13/2021
Morgan Daniel, narrates her blog written for NIHR Dementia Researcher. Morgan discusses her MSc dissertation, how to choose a project, supervision and tips getting through the writing. Find the original text, and narration here on our website. http://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk

Duration:00:05:44

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Dr Clarissa Giebel - It is the season of research grant deadlines

6/10/2021
Dr Clarissa Giebel narrates her blog written for NIHR Dementia Researcher. Clarissa shares tips on how to keep on top of things when you're applying for multiple grants (could apply to jobs too) Find the original text, and narration here on our website. http://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk

Duration:00:04:20

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Dr Sam Moxon - How to Sell Your Conference Poster

6/8/2021
Dr Sam Moxon, narrates his blog written for NIHR Dementia Researcher. With conference season upon us, Sam shares his tips for creating a great conference poster, and getting people engaged. Find the original text, and narration here on our website. http://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk

Duration:00:06:00

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Dr Fiona Calvert and Molly Massetti - Alzheimer’s Research UK’s call for Early Career Researchers

6/3/2021
Dr Fiona Calvert narrates this blog written by Molly Massetti written for NIHR Dementia Researcher. Fiona and Molly discuss the new ARUK Fellowship Funding Call - with guidance for potential applicants Find the original text, and narration here on our website. https://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk/alzheimers-research-uks-call-for-early-career-researchers/ If you would like to write for us, or join out team of regular contributors, drop us a line - dementiaresearcher@nihr.ac.uk

Duration:00:03:41