Research Projects

View our directory of the latest ageing research projects here, complete with the contact details of related researchers and research centres. To view CARDI projects click the button to the right.

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Universally designed built environments at the urban scale (UD-BUS network)

CARDI Involvement

Project Lead

Professor Mark Dyer, TrinityHaus, Trinity College Dublin

Researchers: 

  • Professor Mark Dyer and Dr Antoinette Fennell, TrinityHaus, Trinity College Dublin
  • Dr Yasemin Afacan, School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Queen's University Belfast
  • Professor Ruth Morrow, PLACE, the Architecture and Built Environment Centre for Northern Ireland
  • Dr Gerald Craddock, National Disability Authority
This network plans to build a large partnership that will study how the urban environment, in planning, design, architecture and engineering, can be accessed and used to the greatest possible extent by people of all ages.
 

Objective

To establish a multidisciplinary network and explore how to effectively implement research findings from stakeholder consultation into design practice.
 
CARDI grant programme

Using aerobic exercise to promote brain plasticity and increase functional capacity in older people

CARDI Involvement

Project Lead

Professor Richard Carson, Queen’s University Belfast School of Psychology - Now TCD

Researchers: 

  • Professor Richard Carson, School of Psychology, Queen's University Belfast - Now TCD
  • Dr David Craig, Medicine, School of Dentistry and Biomedical Science, Queen's University Belfast
  • Professor Giuseppe De Vito, and Dr Brian Caulfield, School of Physiotherapy and Performance Studies, University College Dublin
  • Dr Madeleine Lowery, School of Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical Engineering, University College Dublin
  • Dr Katherine Johnson, School of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin
  • Dr Aine Kelly, Department of Physiology, Trinity College Dublin.
For this project experts from nine different disciplines will pool their expertise to examine how physical exercise can promote brain function and help older people recover from neurological illness.
 

Objective

To establish whether brain plasticity, as induced by standard (non-invasive) transcranial cortical stimulation techniques, is enhanced in older people following aerobic exercise. The project results will directly inform the design and implementation of exercise based programs that promote brain plasticity.
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