Dementia Dispatch Newsletter 2016

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Dementia Dispatch Issue 13, November, December 2016

NNIDR Update – Boosting Dementia Research opportunities now open Two new Boosting Dementia Research schemes have been announced and are now open. Boosting Dementia Research Grants Opportunity The Boosting Dementia Research Grants Scheme Priority Round 1 will support applications that focus on implementing dementia research into clinical practice and care. PR1 is providing up to $18 million in funding to support applications that improve the lives of people with dementia and their carers through...

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Dementia Dispatch Issue 12, October 2016

NNIDR Update - Members Grant Writing Workshops available soon NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow Profile Recent Publications What’s on in Dementia Call for Papers Share your story NNIDR Update – Members Grant Writing Workshops available soon Being a member of the NNIDR will give you access to exclusive Institute events and activities, including professional development opportunities. The first of these activities will be a grant writing workshop designed specifically for NHMRC...

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Dementia Dispatch Issue 11, September 2016

World Alzheimer’s Day NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow Profile What’s on in Dementia Call for Papers Share your story World Alzheimer’s Day – 21 September 2016 World Alzheimer’s Day is an opportune time to reflect on your research efforts and realise the importance of your work as researchers. There are 353,800 people living with dementia in Australia and a further 1.2million people involved in their care. The research and translation work enabled through the Institute aims to...

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Dementia Dispatch Issue 10, August 2016

September is Dementia Awareness Month NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow Profile Recent Publications What's on in Dementia Call for Papers September is Dementia Awareness Month September is Dementia Awareness Month. The theme for this year is ‘You are not alone’, and hopes to inspire Australians to seek more information about dementia and to help people living with the condition feel less isolated and alone. September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day, on this day and throughout September...

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Dementia Dispatch Issue 06, April 2016

Australian Dementia Forum Overview Keynote Speakers Sponsorship Supplementary Event Call for Papers Overview Brisbane will be the host city for inaugural Australian Dementia Forum being held from 1-3 May 2016. The forum will provide a unique blend of research, education, inspiration and networking. The Forum will cover four main themes: Diagnosis/Assessment Care/Living with Dementia Intervention/Treatment Prevention There will be feature keynote speeches by international and Australian experts...

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Dementia Dispatch Issue 05, March 2016

Message from the Director Registrations now open - Australia Dementia Forum 2016 NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow Profile Join our membership network Important dates From the Director’s OfficeProfessor John McCallum Since the last Newsletter we have been focused on major developments for the Institute, most recently, building our consumer engagement in research. The Institute partnered with Alzheimer’s Australia at their Consumer Summit 15-16 March 2016 in Parliament House where...

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Dementia Dispatch Issue 04, February 2016

Message from the Director NNIDR Symposium update NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow Profile Important Dates Call for Papers From the Director’s OfficeProfessor John McCallum The NNIDR is well on the way with the planning for our inaugural symposium which is taking place in Brisbane at the beginning of May this year. It will be first in a series of Australian Dementia Forums with major international speakers. One of our primary goals at the Institute is to foster collaboration among...

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Dementia Dispatch Issue 03, January 2016

Welcome to the NNIDR Team Kiki Josifovski will join the NNIDR team on Monday 8 February 2016 to manage the Research Network and Communications. Kiki joins us from the ACT Government, following a secondment with the ACT Asbestos Response Taskforce, where he helped manage PR and media around the Asbestos crisis facing the ACT. Kiki is looking forward to joining the team at NNIDR and utilising his experience supporting people dealing with challenging circumstances and illness. New details and Save...

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