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Upcoming events


Our second talk will be from Dr Declan Ryan, Exercise Physiologist, who will speak about ‘The Sitting Diseaseand the effects it could have on our health as we enter older age.

Dubbed the ‘New Smoking’ and the ‘Sitting Disease’ by the media, the health effects of prolonged sitting have grabbed the headlines in recent months. At the next Café Scientifique, Dr Declan Ryan, an expert in sitting research, will talk about how this new focus on sitting within health research came about. Declan will highlight some of the surprising health statistics related to prolonged sitting and asking you to share what your tactics are to prevent the ‘Sitting Disease’ from getting a hold of you.

Come along and join the conversation on Thursday 27th February 2020 from 5.30pm. If you would like to attend the second Café Scientifique Northampton event, please follow the link to book your complimentary ticket – 




Previous events

The first Cafe Scientifique event in Northampton took place on Thursday 31st October 2019. We were delighted that it was delivered by Dr Hilda Hayo, Chief Admiral Nurse & CEO for Dementia UK.

This inaugural talk, titled:  The Dementia Challenge 2018-2020, focused on:

• prevalence of dementia
• the implications of a rise in the number of people living with dementia
• what Dementia UK and Admiral Nurses do
• evaluation of the effectiveness of Admiral Nursing services

Dr Hilda Hayo- Brief Biography

Hilda Hayo became Chief Admiral Nurse & CEO for Dementia UK in 2013, the charity who specialises in the development of Admiral Nurses (specialist dementia nurses) who help families manage the complexities that dementia can bring. A dual registered nurse, over the last 35 years she has held senior positions in clinical services, hospital management and higher education. Hilda is particularly proud of setting up and leading a nurse led Younger People with Dementia service in Northamptonshire and still provides specialist advice and support to families. Her doctorate focused on behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia and how this affects families