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.
Cancer, asthma, kidney injuries and antibiotics are just some of the areas likely to benefit from €13.5 million in funding for new health research projects announced today by Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar. A total of 36 projects are being supported by the Health Research Board (HRB) over the next three – five years. More details are available from the HRB press release here.
Work has started on the construction of the €40m Mercer Institute for Successful Ageing, located on the St James’s Hospital campus in Dublin. The first sod was turned by Minister of State for Disability, Older People, Equality & Mental Health, Kathleen Lynch. Read more here.
October 1 2014 saw the annual publication of Help Age International’s Global Age Watch Index for 2014. The Republic of Ireland (ROI) was ranked 17th, a drop of five places from the 2013 index. Meanwhile the UK was ranked 11th, jumping up two places from its 2013 ranking.
The Irish Hospice Foundation is pleased to announce that applications for its 2015 development grant programme are now being accepted. The closing date is Friday 14 November 2014. For guidance, application form and more information visit the Irish Hospice Foundation website here.