Tag Archives: Claire Sexton

Dementia Friends

Today we had a ‘Dementia Friends’ session for Oxford University staff and students, which was led by Claire Sexton, a researcher from the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences and a Dementia Friends Champion. The aim of the Dementia Friends campaign is to improve understanding and to encourage people to take small actions to help those […]

‘Ask a Scientist’

Thanks to everyone who visited our information stand at the Inside the Brain event at the Museum of the History of Science. As promised, here are some responses to questions that were posted in our ‘Ask a Scientist’ box over the weekend: An introduction to the Cognitive Health in Ageing (CHA) research group One of […]

The importance of sleep

The importance of a healthy lifestyle is increasingly recognised for its role in maintaining physical and mental health as we age, but sleep is one aspect of this that is often forgotten. A study involving two OxDARE researchers, Claire Sexton and Heidi Johansen-Berg, has found that poor sleep quality may be linked to a more […]