On the 16th April 2015, members of the wider Nottingham community and local groups and organisations such as Age Concern, AgeUK, The University of the Third Age (U3A) and The Nottingham Elders’ Forum, met at the Nottingham Council House to engage in a discussion about healthy ageing with leading experts from the our Research Centre (CMAR) and those from our sister Centre CIMA (MRC/ Arthritis Research UK Centre for Integrated Research into Musculoskeletal Ageing)
‘Ho Ho Ho, A Story of Biology’ was the theme for Dr Rick Dunn‘s Christmas Lecture to year 7 pupils this year.
The British Science Festival is coming to Birmingham from the 6th to the 11th September and many of our Centre colleagues will be getting involved with various different events
As one of the commissioners for the ‘Healthy Ageing in the 21st century Commission Report’, Centre Director Professor Janet Lord helped to field questions from Members of Parliament at the report launch in the House of Commons.
The Centre’s ‘Move it or Lose It’ Industrial Partners will be holding ‘train the trainer’ sessions over the next year to ensure further dissemination of their fantastic exercise programme for older adults.
CMAR PI Dr Rick Dunn, the systems biology theme lead, provided two Christmas science lectures to year 7 children on December 17th, 2013 to engage with the public about the importance of food and its impact on the human body in relation to health and ageing.