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Seminars and Conferences

A great venue and an ideal location...

The University of Worcester offers excellent facilities all year round.

Coming Up:

2018 David Jolley Lecture- Wednesday 18th July 2018 - University of Worcester Arena, Hylton Road, Worcester, WR2 5JN

CLAIRE HILTON: The Story of Barbara Robb - Her campaign, and how she set in motion improvements in mental health and older people's services, and influenced the NHS more broadly

16:00 (registration & refreshments);

Lecture: 16:30 to 17:15 followed by discussion to 17:45

To book a free place please use the online booking system at:

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TAnDem Conference 2018: The Arts and Dementia: Impact and Implementation

Thursday 20th September 2018 at Jubilee Conference Centre, Triumph Road, Nottingham, NG8 1DH

 Cost: £75

Artists, service users, carers and academics will come together to discuss the arts as a medium for leisure, care and learning in dementia. TAnDem researchers will look at how the arts can best be accessed by people living with dementia and at what approaches to evaluation are most suitable. Guest speakers will explore the wider context for the arts and dementia in the UK. 

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TAnDem is one of eight Doctoral Training Centres funded by the Alzheimer’s Society. Its mission is to develop and strengthen the evidence base for the arts and dementia.

See our Education and Development pages for details of various courses.