Nottingham Life Cycle


Support Life Cycle 5 and help our world-leading research into earlier dementia diagnosis and improved treatment

Having completed four successful Life Cycles - raising in excess of £1.5m for research into palliative and end of life care, increasing opportunities for students irrespective of financial means, stroke rehabilitation research, and children's brain tumour research - The University of Nottingham's Vice-Chancellor and his team were back in the saddle once again in 2015. This year’s challenge was gearing up to beat dementia .

More than 800,000 people in the UK have dementia and one in three of us has a friend or close family member who is affected. Yet, dementia receives only about 1/12th of the research funding devoted to cancer. Our target is to raise £350,000 to enable us to use our Nobel Prize winning expertise in MRI scanning to conduct world-leading research into the different ways that dementia damages brain cells.

Thank you to everyone who has supported Life Cycle 5 so far! If you haven't, it isn't too late to donate or hold your own cycling or fundraising event - the funds we raise will pave the way to earlier diagnosis and better treatment.


Hear the stories of Richard and his wife Elizabeth, and Benjamin and his mum Marcia

How you can gear up to beat dementia

Thank you to everyone who completed one of our cycle challenges on Sunday 23 August, or who came along to support and enjoy the BBQ. The day couldn't have happened without you!

Life Cycle 5 isn't over yet though. From biking to baking, there are lots of different ways for you to support Life Cycle 5.

Every penny raised will go towards vital research to help dementia sufferers and their families.


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