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Research Communications

These case studies demonstrate just a selection of the fantastic engagement happening across the Institute. Read on to find out more and learn how you can get involved.

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Created out of Mind campaign impacts public perception on people living with dementia

How the campaign is changing the way dementia is portrayed and perceived amongst people living with this condition, carers and the public.

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Testing Situations is a research project working with the mechanisms of neurological assessment,  been developed through Created Out of Mind. A series of artworks have been created in response to testing materials and archival videos of people undertaking assessments.

Dear World Project

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A collaboration between The Rutledge Lab, at the Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research, and artist Alban Low. We invite you to talk about your perceptions of mental health and explore how this interacts with approaches taken by researchers and clinicians

The “Picture Your OCD” project aims to raise awareness of OCD, and is part of a larger interaction between researchers at the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging and artist from London, called the ‘Dear World Project‘. The final piece will be displayed at the Dear World Exhibition at Stour Space in Hackney Wick in February 2020.

See also WCHN website

Patani Lab, Institute of Neurology

From a colouring-in competition to choreographing a nerve cell, the Patani Lab embraces unique and artistic ways to engage the public.

Professor Rickie Patani profiled in Lancet Neurology

The profile emphasises the importance of family, public engagement, and improving the public understanding of research, including his Lab's work on human-induced pluripotent stem cell models.

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Sharing research findings on aphasia study with participants

UCL researchers invited participants to a forum, sharing their findings on an aphasia study, in an effort to enhance research credibility and make participants feel more a part of the process

Dr Tammaryn Lashley breaks down barriers to understanding dementia

UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology and Alzheimer's Research UK Senior Research Fellow Dr Tammaryn Lashley believes raising public awareness and understanding is crucial to reduce the global burden of dementia.


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