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Alzheimer's Society website shortlisted for best website in prestigious science communications awards

Published 10 March 2011

Alzheimer’s Society is delighted to announce that our website has been nominated for an award at the prestigious Association of Medical Research Charities’ (AMRC) Science Communication Awards 2011.

AMRC is a membership organisation of 125 of the leading medical research charities in the UK, and works to develop best practice, and improve public dialogue, in research and science. The Science Communication Awards take place every two years and cover the range of different communications that charities employ. Alzheimer's Society is one of only three charities shortlisted for an award to recognise the quality of their website.

Research Communications Officer, Dr Jerome Boyd-Kirkup commented,

'It is a fantastic achievement to be shortlisted for an AMRC award against some tough competition. This reflects the dedication and hard work of the Alzheimer's Society's Research and New Media teams. We have always sought to ensure that our research is communicated in an accurate and engaging way. The website plays a crucial role in this.'

Natalie Sanchez, Website Manager said,

'We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for this prestigious award. We carry out a number of website usability studies throughout the year to provide our audience with relevant, up-to-date engaging content.'

The AMRC Science Communications Awards 2011 will be held on Tuesday 15 March.

For more information on Alzheimer's Society Research please visit alzheimers.org.uk/research