Our live fundraise-athon took place on Wednesday 5th May. Catch up here to watch interviews with our leading researchers, alumni from across the world, and some special guests.


Recording part 1

Recording part 2 

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 Fundraise-athon timecodes:

Recording part 1

04:00 - Interview with Parkinson’s expert Professor Oliver Bandmann

20:13 - PhD student Toby Burgess interviews alumnus and Parkinson’s patient Andrew Myers

Recording part 2

00:00 - Meet Claire Lindley, a nurse and Parkinson’s patient live in the studio

11:45 - In conversation with Christine Lo, Nuerology registrar and Parkinson's researcher

30:43 - In conversation with Emily Mossman, Research assistant at SITraN

01:04:53 - In conversation with Lili Tu, President of the Eastern China Alumni Group

02:20:40 - Ninad Katdare, alumnus and urban designer talks about his life and career in India

03:19:32 - In conversation with Susanna Chiu, Founder of the University of Sheffield Hong Kong Alumni Group

03:47:39 - Interview with alumna and Olympic silver medalist Bryony Page

04:37:35 - Bake-a-long with Rahul

06:16:38 - HIIT class with Sport Sheffield instructor Chris Nichols

06:56:34 - In conversation with Dr Heather Mortiboys on her pioneering Parkinson’s research

08:21:03 - In conversation with Thomas Payne, Clinical fellow and PhD student, part of the next generation of Parkinson’s researchers

08:29:27: - Meet Angel Garcia, double Sheffield graduate and President of the Mexico alumni association

09:32:36 - Meet Trevor Richards, double Sheffield graduate and Chair of The University of Sheffield in America foundation