Come to a Parkinson's research event
We work with researchers and our local groups to arrange visits to labs,
events, open days and talks around the UK, where you can find out
about Parkinson's research.
Watch this short film from our Basingstoke research event
earlier in 2012.
Transcript - Basingstoke research
Find out about events happening near you and come along to hear
all the latest Parkinson's research.
Durham University - Dr Martin Schroeder project
- When: Wednesday 15 May 2013 (2pm-4pm)
- Where: Durham University
Dr Martin Schroeder, a Parkinson's UK funded researcher will be
hosting a visit to his lab for our supporters which will include a
talk about his research, a tour of the facilities and plenty of
time for questions.
Inflammation in the brain may be involved in
the death of nerve cells in Parkinson’s. Martin will be discussing
his study which is exploring what triggers this inflammation
in the brain, which may help to develop treatments that reduce
The role of inflammation in Parkinson's - research project
summary (PDF, 52KB)
Places are free but must be booked in advance by contacting
Stacey Storey at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 020 7963 9352.
Research talk by Professor Jenner, Yorkshire
- When: Sunday 30 June 2013 (10.30am-1pm)
- Where: Bramley Room, Weetwood Hall Hotel, Otley
Road, Leeds LS16 5PS
If you're under 65 and interested in Parkinson's research, come
along to our research information and social event.
Professor Peter Jenner, from King's College London, will
discuss what is new in Parkinson's research. Professor Jenner is a
frequent speaker at international congresses and to lay groups of
patients and caregivers.
Following the research talk there will be an afternoon barbeque
social in the Weetwood Hall. The research talk is free to attend
but you must book your place. The social costs £10.
You can register for one or both of the events at www.parkinsonsypsg.org/infoevent.
For more information please contact Jayne Riggall, Yorkshire and
Humber Regional Manager on 0844 225 3632 or email email@example.com.
World Parkinson Congress 2013
- When: 1-4 October 2013
- Where: Montréal, Canada
We're a partner in the third World Parkinson Congress (WPC).
The congress gives researchers, people living with Parkinson's,
healthcare professionals and Parkinson's organisations the chance
to meet, share and inspire each other.
A small delegation from Parkinson's UK will travel to Montréal
to showcase our work and learn from others around the world. We
need some volunteers who are affected by Parkinson's to join us.
And there are other ways to get involved too.
More about the World Parkinson
Congress 2013 and how to get involved
Planning a research event?
Tell us about it. We can help you organise and promote your
Just contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org