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Research Interest Groups

The official launch of the Glasgow Research Interest Group (GRIG) is to be marked by an online event on the 27 October 2020 at 1500 – 1700 . The launch will be hosted on the Zoom platform.

Tickets are free and can be reserved via EventBrite  It is the culmination of 12 months of sustained effort from the GRIG steering group and Parkinson’s UK Research team members.

Dr Donald Grosset has kindly agreed to take answers from the floor, and GRIG would be most interested to receive in advance of the event, any key questions in writing, addressed direct to:

(Note: it will be possible to raise questions on the day via the chatroom facility) 

There will also be an online event to mark the launch of the North of Scotland Research Interest Group on the 14th November, from 10.30 – 13.00


  • Dr Maria Doitsidou: ‘Parkinson’s & the Gut’
  • Julie Jones: ‘Parkinson’s & Exercise’
  • Annie Macleod:  Parkinson’s UK Scotland Director
  • Liz Nash: Parkinson’s UK Research Support Network Manager

After the talks and Q&A, people from the North of Scotland are invited to stay on to discuss the development of a local Research Interest Group.

Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance. Book here:

For any questions about the event, please contact: Liz Nash, Research Support Network Manager: tel:0207 9639398 or Cathy Orr, Area Development Manager tel:0344 225 983

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