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BINGO research study
BINGO stands for Brain and Behaviour In Neurodevelopmental disorders of Genetic Origin. BINGO is a research project involving researchers from the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit (MRC CBU), University of Cambridge and University of Oxford. Their aim is to find out the different ways that genes can affect the brain, and understand the different problems that this can cause for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID). Please click here for more information.
New Locker/Trolley Coin Keyrings
In the UK, new one pound coins have just launched. Don't get caught out, order your brand new Unique locker/trolley coin in the new shape. Special offer, order up to three for just £2 each (no p&p) and for more than three, just £2 each plus £3 p&p (UK). To order, please email Click here to see a pic!
My Genome Sequence animation from GOSH
Click here to see a great new animation from GOSH. Discover what your genome is and how the technology behind whole genome sequencing works.
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Calling Unique Superheroes!!!
Pull on your cape and join thousands of fellow runners (including some Unique superheroes....) for the London Superhero run. It's in Regent's Park on Sunday 14th May. You just need to raise a minimum of £100 and you get FREE costume. Don't worry, it's not a race and should be taken at your own pace, whether you run, walk or jog. Bring the whole family along or do it solo and make friends along the way - it's sure to be a day you never forget.... Please email for details.
Further Information about Prisca
As you may have read, we sadly lost our dear friend and colleague Prisca Middlemiss just before Christmas. For further information about arrangements for Prisca's funeral and donations in lieu of flowers, please click here.
Prisca Middlemiss, RIP
It is with the greatest sadness that we have to announce that our dear colleague and friend Prisca Middlemiss, Unique's Senior Information Officer, has passed away suddenly. Please click here for more details
Giving Tuesday 2016
Unique is pleased to be a part of the #GivingTuesday 2016 Campaign, joining the global movement! #GivingTuesday, led in the UK by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), is on Tuesday 29th November and follows the huge retail sales on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It's the perfect antidote to the shopping frenzy and encourages people to do something good for the causes they care about. To support Unique this #givingtuesday please CLICK HERE. Thank you!
NEW for 2016: Christmas Cards
Support Unique and raise awareness of the cause at the same time.....Three brand new Christmas card designs for this year plus reductions on designs from 2015. Click here to see and buy yours now.
Vote for Unique to win an Aviva Community Fund grant!
Please show your support for Unique and vote for us to win an Aviva Community Fund grant to help us run more of our regional family days for our members. Voting is online and you can cast your vote by clicking here.