As of the 24 September 2015 The Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) became the Ageing Research and Development Division within the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH).
This website will remain online but will no longer be updated. To keep up to date with our work please visit the Division of Ageing Research and Development section of the IPH website.
The submission deadline for abstracts for DCU's Inaugural Age Friendly University Conference - Engaging Ageing (November 2 and 3 2015) has been extended to Friday June 12. Find out more at: http://www.dcu.ie/agefriendly/engaging.shtml
Following the Stanford Center on Longevity and Max Planck Center for Human Development’s recommendations concerning computer-based cognitive training, a group of researchers at the University of Sydney Brain & Mind Research Institute conducted a meta-analysis of existing research on computerised cognitive training. In addition to examining the domains in which such training has been shown to have an impact, their summary also focused on which factors may contribute to computerised training’s efficacy.
Cochrane is a global, independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers, and people interested in health. It is in the process of reviewing its structure and ways of working as part of its new Strategy to 2020. Cochrane aims to understand the effectiveness of its current organisational outreach and governance structure from the viewpoint of all of its current and potential partners and stakeholders.
Academic researchers play a crucial role in helping society fully understand its past, analyse its present and weigh up its future, but when it comes to policy-making, there is scope to improve the application of research evidence.
The Health Research Board and the Health and Social Care Research and Development Division in Northern Ireland invite applications for the Cochrane fellowships. These aim to increase capacity for the production of Cochrane reviews on the island of Ireland among those working in health-related roles in academic, practice and policy settings. The closing date is Thursday 4 June 2015.
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) in collaboration with the Department for Employment and Learning, Northern Ireland, Teagasc, the Geological Survey of Ireland, the Marine Institute, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Irish Research Council, is pleased to launch the SFI Investigators Programme 2015.