Topic Dementia

Published: 26 March 2024

Dementia expert invited to 10 Downing Street to share latest insight

Ian Sherriff 10 Downing Street

Ian Sherriff BEM was among key national figures invited to a roundtable and reception

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Published: 1 March 2024

University participates in European research network examining the early detection of Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease concept, Elderly woman holding brain symbol of missing jigsaw puzzle.

The CombiDiag Doctoral Network has appointed 10 international doctoral students, including one based in Plymouth, to develop pioneering techniques

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Last updated: 5 February 2024

Strategic Priorities Fund Case Study: Dementia Friendly Flying

Aeroplane in flight

Influencing policy-makers to promote safe and comfortable flying for those with dementia

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Last updated: 21 December 2023

Challenges, Solutions and Innovation in Dementia

Transforming the lives of people with dementia

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Published: 3 December 2023

The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower – Plymouth’s seedling idea that grew worldwide

Ian Sherriff holding sunflower lanyard

On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Ian Sherriff BEM reflects on the impact of the symbol he co-created with Gatwick Airport

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Published: 26 October 2023

Researcher contributes to new report highlighting regional variations in dementia diagnosis

An English Rural Landscape in the Chiltern Hills with lane between tall hedgerows

Ian Sherriff BEM spoke to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia about the dementia-related challenges facing rural communities

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Last updated: 6 October 2023

Why it’s time for a rethink on dementia care

Portrait of a senior 80s Brazilian woman walking outside in street

Professor Sube Banerjee, MBE

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Last updated: 31 August 2023

Accessible air travel for people living with dementia

Miniature aeroplane model placed on a map of the world, over the North Atlantic Ocean. 

Improving the accessibility of UK air travel for passengers with dementia and their companions

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Published: 3 August 2023

New policy research unit to improve dementia prevention, diagnosis and care

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The University is co-leading the new NIHR Dementia and Neurodegeneration Policy Research Unit

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Last updated: 14 July 2023

STRiDE: Strengthening responses to dementia in developing countries

Health care practitioner working with an elderly patient with dementia

Few countries are prepared for the challenges of the growing number of people with dementia

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