Dr Rimona Weil
Principal Investigator, Vision in Parkinson's Disease Team, UCL
Rimona is a neurologist and neuroscientist working to understand how dementia happens in Parkinson’s disease. She is the Principal Investigator of the Vision in Parkinson’s Disease Team, using neuroimaging and visual measures to understand dementia in Parkinson’s disease.
Public Engagement Manager, UCL
Joanne is the Public Engagement Manager at the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging. Supporting over 120 researchers and clinicians, Joanneʼs focus is to develop and deliver meaningful engagement practice. With a strong background in communicating science in accessible and engaging ways, she specialises in providing support and building agency within both the researchers and the patients groups that she works with.
Research Assistant, Vision in Parkinson's Disease Team, UCL
Ivelina is a Research Assistant in the Vision in Parkinson’s disease group, working on early detection of thinking and memory changes in Parkinson’s disease. She is interested in cognitive and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
Research Fellow in dementia, ageing and ethnicity, UCL and Queen Mary University
Moïse Roche is a Research Fellow in dementia, ageing and ethnicity. His research interests lie in prevention, detection, and management of dementia in Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) populations. His overarching aim is to improve experiences and outcomes for black families living with dementia, by delivering a framework for an inclusive culturally-informed dementia care pathway to inform policymakers in the planning of appropriate and effective dementia integrated care pathway for this group.
Director of the Jewellery, Textiles and Materials programme, UAL Central St Martins
Anne Marr is the Director of the Jewellery, Textiles and Materials programme at UAL Central St Martins , and is also a researcher at the Textile Future Research Community (TFRC). Anne’s research is based around the socio-cultural context of textiles and she is interested in exploring the benefits of visual arts for those with degenerative neurological diseases. Anne’s work aims to stimulate social innovation as well as push the boundaries of sustainable pattern and material design.
Ru’s artwork investigates the interstices between chemistry, physics, history and psychology. His practice is experimental and his processes often lead to unpredictable and often surprising results while exploring and challenging the human mind and behaviour in relation to physical and intellectual experience.
Health Content Manager, Parkinson’s UK
Sion is the Health Content Manager at Parkinson’s UK. Sion has over 10 years experience of writing and editing health information, and has a passion for creating easy-to-understand, jargon-free health content for people. Sion has experience of how Parkinson’s Dementia can hugely impact an individual and their families.
Associate Director of Research
Claire is Associate Director of Research at Parkinson’s UK and has been with the charity – in a variety of research communications and engagement roles – since 2008.
Claire’s team works in partnership with people living with Parkinson’s to ensure research is focused on delivering what really matters – better treatments, therapies, care, technologies and services that will transform lives.
They are responsible for producing communications that explain the latest scientific developments and what they mean for people with the condition, empowering and enabling people to take part in research, and supporting the Parkinson’s community and researchers to work together to create research with purpose and urgency
Research Assistant and PhD Student
Communications and Engagement Officer
Public Engagement Manager
Public Engagement Intern