UK DRI - Meet The Funders

Thinking about applying for fellowships or for your first independent grant and would like to get some guidance?

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Register for this event dedicated to UK DRI early career researchers (postdoctoral level/newly appointed independent investigators). You will have an opportunity to hear about available support schemes from major dementia funders (MRC, Wellcome, Alzheimer’s Research UK, Alzheimer’s Society) and about the NIHR Dementia Researcher website. 

The event will also be streamed live:

An online recording will be available in due course.


13:30 Welcome and introduction 

13:35 MRC 

14:00 Wellcome

14:25 ARUK 

14:50 Alzheimer’s Society 

15:15 Break

15:45 An overview of the NIHR Dementia Researcher website 

16:00 A reviewer’s perspective – Profs. Nick Fox and Giampietro Schiavo

16:30 Networking

17:00 Close

Light refreshments will be provided at this event - please let us know at if you have any dietary requirements.

Please RSVP by Friday 4th January to ensure you get a place at this event.

For more information: call 0203 108 6859 or email

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