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October 2020

Project featured in series of France 3 ‘ageing well’ documentaries

Participants and researchers from our AGE WELL clinical trial in Caen, France, have appeared in a series of films aired on France 3 in Normandy.

The series, which focused on ‘ageing well’, included five programmes – each five minutes long – which featured interviews with AGE WELL participants, details of the tests they are undergoing, and interviews with project researchers including Dr Gaël Chételat, Dr Géraldine Poisnel, and Dr Géraldine Rauchs at Cyceron in Caen.

To view the French language films, visit the France 3 page about the programme here.

Volunteers taking part in an English class as part of the Age Well trial

 

The Great Silver Santé Thesis Challenge

PhD students working on the Silver Santé Study will be putting their presentation skills to the test as part of a thesis contest to be held during the project’s annual consortium meeting.

The competition – called the Great Silver Santé Thesis Challenge – will take place during the online meeting in October and will see 11 PhD students from France, Germany, Belgium and the UK present their thesis to all the consortium partners.

Each student will present their thesis live during the meeting over a maximum of three minutes and will be judged on the presentation content, how well they convey their research and results, the impact it creates and their presentation skills.

In addition, all meeting participants – which will include representatives from all 11 partner organisations in 6 countries – will get to vote for an ‘audience choice’ winner.

The winners will be announced via social media and here on our news page after the consortium meeting on 12-13 October.

Some of the postgraduate students who will be taking part in the Great Silver Santé Thesis Challenge.

 

Silver Santé Study data sharing now available

Silver Santé Study is sharing data from its two clinical trials – AGE WELL and SCD WELL – with other research projects working in the field of mental health.

The study’s consortium partners have agreed a policy of data sharing with the aim of sharing knowledge with other researchers to further efforts to improve the mental health of our population and to prevent mental health conditions such as dementia.

Anyone wishing to access the data must first submit a data sharing request to the project’s Executive Committee. For full details of how to request the data, please visit our data sharing page

An SCD Well participant completes a questionnaire about taking part in the study.

 


July 2020

Effects of Covid 19 lockdown on mental health & well-being to be assessed

Delays due to Covid restrictions

Project experts prepare to present at world’s largest Alzheimer’s conference

April 2020

Tips for maintaining good mental health and well-being during the lockdown

March 2020

New study identifies brain changes which explain why sleep apnea increases risk for developing Alzheimer’s

Project researchers to present results at prestigious Alzheimer’s conference

Funds sought to add 21-month follow-up to Age Well trial

2019

Final Age Well trial intervention now complete

Silver Santé Study and Lifebrain projects share expertise

Public and professionals gather for Berlin brain health conference

Join us for the Brain health across the lifespan public conference – last few tickets remaining

Silver Santé Study leads the way in student communication

Project research presented to European medical students

French Ministry of Health invites project to meeting on mindfulness meditation

Silver Santé expert and volunteers give evidence at UK Houses of Parliament

Follow-up tests added to Age-Well

Scientific papers added to website

Join us at the ‘Brain health across the lifespan’ public conference

Interested in joining the Silver Santé team?

2018

Age Well language volunteers go on field trip to Jersey

SCD Well clinical trial team prepares to analyse data

Project partners get a taste of meditation intervention techniques

SCD Well results due in 2019

‘Magical’ Silver Santé workshop attracts great interest at high-profile international science forum

Silver Santé to host session at Europe’s biggest interdisciplinary science event 

Major French TV documentary features Silver Santé research

Silver Santé Study features on French national TV programme

New video showcases Silver Santé Study work and team

Clinical trials on course for success

2017

Partners gather for annual consortium meeting in Barcelona 

Pilot study shows meditation may help cut Alzheimer’s risk 

Play a vital role in improving mental health, urge Silver Santé team

Memory clinic patients recruited for next phase of four-centre clinical trial

Volunteers help attract new recruits for Caen clinical trial

Trial investigating benefits of mental training techniques on memory clinic patients well underway

Four centre clinical trial launched to investigate benefits of mental training techniques on memory clinic patients

Silver Sante Study nominated for SilverEco 2017 Award

Trial groups announced to Caen volunteers

2016

Hundreds volunteer to take part in Age-Well Study

Silver Santé Study partners gather for General Assembly in Bonn

Memory clinic patient trials due to begin in March 2017

Silver Santé researchers meet with Dalai Lama

Volunteers in Caen, France, invited to local meetings

Preparations for further trials on course

Huge turnout for 1st Public Conference

Meet our ambassadors

Launch event

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