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UnityDem Competition – Opportunity to win a Dream House for £5

A Northampton man who feels passionately about improving dementia care in the town has entered his home into a ‘Win a House’ competition.  The four bedroom town house is located across the road from Abington Park and worth £600,000.  Marty Pumbien and his partner Annie are hoping to sell the maximum number of 500,000 tickets.  Part of the proceeds from the competition will help fund the UnityDem Centre, co-run by the University of Northampton. Entry fee is £5 for a raffle ticket and the competition closes at midnight on the 14th October.

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June Lunchtime Seminar – The Family and its Discontents: The meaning of Love in the Age of Alzheimer’s

The Institute of Health and Wellbeing presents its June Lunchtime Seminar:

The Family and its Discontents: The meaning of Love in the Age of Alzheimer’s
Wednesday 11th June 2014, 1-2pm
Sunley Conference Centre
University of Northampton (Park Campus)

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Featured Researcher: Jane Youell

JYouell posterJane Youell, Postgraduate Research Student
Winner of the 2014 UN Graduate School poster competition

On the 7th May, at the Graduate School Annual Poster Competition, Jane was awarded the winning prize of £100 for her poster entitled “Double beds and nice warm bodies”, describing her research into sexuality and dementia. Read the rest of this entry