Message from our President

  • On behalf of the National Executive Committee it gives me great pleasure, as President,  to welcome you to the website of the Irish Gerontological Society (IGS).  Our society is 65 years old this year.

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News & Blog

10.11.17

Call for Abstracts. FFN Global Congress 2018 (Fragility Fracture Network)

Deadline extended to 19 Feb 2018

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25.10.17

Geriatrics Clinical Fellow - Onco-geriatrics liaison (GOLD)

Guys & St. Thomas' Hospital

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29.09.17

Trinity leader of older people studies awarded annual IGS Presidential medal

Media Release

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20.09.17

IGS Presidential Medal award to Prof. Rose Anne Kenny

20 September 2017

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31.08.17

2017 Summit on Ageing with an Intellectual Disability.

20 September 2017

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28.07.17

Congress Invitation from Gerontological Society of Serbia (GSS)

28 July 2017

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28.07.17

Atlantic Fellows for Equity Brain Health Application Open

28 July 2017

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07.07.17

SPHeRE Postgrad Diploma in Population Health & Health Services Research

7 July 2017

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07.07.17

IAGG 2017 San Francisco. Programme and Abstracts Book now Available

7 July 2017

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29.06.17

COST Training School - Call for Applications

Deadline: 30 June 2017

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09.06.17

IGS Media Release. Watch your Language!

9 June 2017

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02.06.17

Health Service Executive publishes ‘Healthy and Positive Ageing for All’ Research Strategy

1 June 2017

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02.06.17

Sage Prepares for Citizen's Assembly

2nd June 2017

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05.05.17

Update: IGS/ISPA symposium Statutory Homecare Scheme in Ireland

Registration ends: 22nd May 2017

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05.05.17

Call for Abstract Submissions for IGS 2017

Deadline: Friday 19th May 2017

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13.10.16

Seven Dementia Palliative Care Documents Launched

The Irish Hospice Foundation

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05.10.16

Irish Gerontological Society - Presidential Medal Awards 2016

Professors Cillian Twomey and Davis Coakley..

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03.10.16

Public Healthcare Entitlements & Healthcare Utilisation among Older Population (IRL)

New Research Paper - Abstract

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28.09.16

Galway Hospitals Launch First Dementia Awareness Programme in Ireland

"The Butterfly Scheme"

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08.09.16

5th National Hip-fracture Conference 2016 (IRL)

Call for abstracts

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06.07.16

E.gress Tour Closing Event - IMMA Invitation

Event date: Thurs 14 July

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05.07.16

Call for Expressions of Interest for Membership of NMBI Committees

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

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30.06.16

Announcing XIIth EAMA Postgraduate Course in Geriatrics

2017 Programme

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07.06.16

Irish Gerontological Society Hosts Major Multidisciplinary Symposium on interRAI

Symposium overview.

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12.05.16

2 Research Assistants Sought by Age Friendly Ireland

New exciting research opportunity.

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25.02.16

All Ireland Institute of Hospice & Palliative Care Announcement

Early Career Research Bursaries

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11.02.16

A Day in the Life at The Alzheimer Cafe, St Finbarr's Hospital, Cork

Newstalk 106-108fm. 13 Feb '16. 7am & 10pm

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02.02.16

Public Notice: SAGE Forum on Long-Term Care

Call for submissions

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25.01.16

Call for Abstracts by HSE (ONMSD)

Deadline: 1 Mar 2016

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15.01.16

Trinity EngAGE Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

Now open for registration.

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12.01.16

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act Passed by Oireachtas

Feb conference to raise awareness.

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07.01.16

Stimulating Innovation Management of Polypharmacy and Adherence in the Elderly

(SIMPATHY) Alpana Mair, co-ordinator

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18.12.15

Update on EU Joint Action on Frailty

Dr. Rónán O'Caoimh

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05.11.15

IHF Dementia Palliative Care Guidelines Consultation

Public consultation launched 4 Nov 2015

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04.11.15

The Housing and Support Needs of Older Tenants

Clúid Housing Seminar. Oct 29 2015

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27.10.15

Forthcoming Exhibition: E.gress

Launch 3 Nov2015.  Prof. Rose Anne Kenny

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27.10.15

Brain Health Fellowship - Request For Applications

From:  Joseph Harbison.

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16.09.15

Prof. Des O'Neill to give Inaugural RAMI Presidential Lecture

Wed 30 September 2015

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15.09.15

4th National Irish Hip Fracture Conference

Abstracts deadline 9 Oct 2015

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04.09.15

Training Mode-specific Effects of Exercise Training in Elderly

New study seeks 65+ yo participants

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26.08.15

Introducing Older Than Ireland - The Movie!

You may remember that Snackbox Films were in touch with members of the...

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21.08.15

University of Ljubljana Seeks Studies on Smartphone Launchers for Older Adults

We are working on a project researching..

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18.08.15

First Meeting of Support and Advocacy Service for Older People (IRL)

A decade after the report on Leas Cross..

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21.07.15

Irish Hospice Foundation Launches Dementia Palliative Care Initative

The Irish Hospice Foundation has launched..

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30.06.15

Syncope Guidelines Launched at CARDIOSTIM 2015

Published 25th June.

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25.06.15

€2m Boost for Leadership In Ageing Research

Today, 25 Jun 2015, CARDI announced..

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03.06.15

HSE Announces Research Awards on Ageing

The HSE has announced details of research funding available, to promote...

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27.05.15

Launch of Applied Research for Connected Health (ARCH) Technology Centre (UCD)

€5m centre launched by Minister Bruton

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25.04.15

IGS Announces 2015 Postgraduate Study Day

  

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23.04.15

Taoiseach Celebrates His 64th Birthday at Conference on Older People

 

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22.04.15

Taoiseach to Open World's Largest Conference on Older People

On Thursday 09.30am Enda Kenny TD ....

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17.04.15

International Training Programme on Ageing - Call for Applications

CARDI in association with........

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07.04.15

Calendar Girls (and boys)

Philly gang organises unique fundraiser!

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31.03.15

Trinity Launches Interdisciplinary Online Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia

Programme co-ordinator: Dr. Michael Brennan

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27.02.15

World Conference on Elder Abuse to be held in Dublin, April 2015

Theme: Advances in Elder Abuse Research...

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25.02.15

Request to Participate in Study on use of Microneedles

Questionnaire on use of new...

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03.02.15

Update - ANZSGM 2015 Annual & Scientific Meeting, Perth (6-8 May)

Wanju - Nyininy, nih, kaartdjinin!

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17.12.14

Latest News from CARDI

Leadership Call 3: Deadline 30 Jan 2015

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27.11.14

HRB Applied Research Projects in Dementia 2015

Closing date: 9 Feb 2015

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24.11.14

Job Vacancies - Age Friendly Ireland

Application deadline extended to 15th December

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17.11.14

Call for Papers - 6th International Carers Conference

Call for papers.

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14.11.14

SAGE Seeking Advocates, Facilitators and Support People

Announcement. Volunteers required.

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02.10.14

IGS Announces details of its 62nd Annual and Scientific Meeting

Press release from Irish Gerontological Society

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30.09.14

Call for Authors - The SAGE Encyclopedia of Ageing: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Academic editorial contributions are invited..

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16.07.14

Film Company Seeks Ireland's Centenarians for Documentary

Calling all centenarians....

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11.04.14

University of Lincoln - Research Opportunities

The University of Lincoln is currently

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09.02.14

Call For Abstracts (IGS 2014)

Announcement from Hon. Sec. Mo Flynn

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02.02.14

IGS Launches Database of Abstracts in Gerontology

Announcement, 2nd February 2014

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31.01.14

Research Fellow Opportunity UNECE/EC project

New Research Fellow opportunity

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31.01.14

AIIHPC and Irish Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship

Post-doctoral fellowship in palliative care

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20.01.14

Call for Papers - European Sociological Association

Austria, 18-20 September 2014...

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15.01.14

IAGG Newsletter

Further details & dowloadable newsletter..

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09.01.14

Milford Care Centre Launches 2014 Education Programme

Includes downloadable programme..

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06.12.13

Qualitative Research Methods Courses

The Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Care...

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27.11.13

Applications for NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention Programme

Open: 27.11.2013.  Closing: 17.01.2014 at 1pm

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01.11.13

University of Malaysia seeks Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Deadline 7th November 2013

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21.10.13

Reminder! 1st Annual Meeting of British and Irish Longitudinal Studies on Ageing

31st Oct-1st Nov 2013.

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18.09.13

RCSI Students Win Jack Flanagan Medal

Congratulations to the team of four RCSI medicine students who tonight...

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10.09.13

8th International Conference on Cultural Gerontology

Call for Papers. Abstracts deadline is 30th September 2013.

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06.06.13

Call for Applications

The Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) working...

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22.04.13

New iPad/iPhone app “Docwise”

Dr. Ronan Kavanagh Reviews New iPad/iPhone app “Docwise” - Although...

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18.04.13

Changing Generations

The results of Changing Generations – a collaborative research project...

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03.04.13

Call for Papers

Medical Sociology Group Annual Conference 2103, We would very much like to...

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26.03.13

International Multidisciplinary Forum

The International Multidisciplinary Forum on Palliative Care (IMFPC 2013)...

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20.12.12

BGS, Spring Meeting

The British Geriatrics Society (BGS) is holding its Spring Meeting in...

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IAGG-ER 8th Congress, Dublin 2015 - Programme & Abstracts

Over the four days of the Congress, 1118 research abstracts on ageing were presented via 12 parallel sessions.  The programme included 30 imminent keynote speakers and 99 specialist-subject symposia. The pdf of the printed programme, and the book of abstracts which was produced in electronic format only, are available to view, search or download. Click on link.

 

IGS Event

IGS 65th Annual & Scientific Meeting, Sept 2017

28 - 30 September 2017

Theme: Changing Perspectives in Gerontology - the Next 65 Years

#igs2017 @irishgerontology.com

National Office of Clinical Audit/Irish Hip Fracture Database

>>Click here to register

British Geriatrics Society

>> event page

Dementia & Neurodegeneration Network Ireland

>> registration weblink

Mercer's Institute for Successful Ageing (MISA)

 

Fragility Fracture Network

>>event website

International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics

>>event website

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SOCIAL DETERMINANTS AND OLDER PEOPLE HOSPITAL OUTPATIENT NON-ATTENDANCE

Dr. John Fleetwood Student Award 2017. Charlie Dunmore
 

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ORAL HEALTH TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR PALLIATIVE CARE

Award winning abstract 2017. David Casey

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ANTICIPATORY GRIEF IN CARERS OF PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE

Award winning abstract 2017. Siobhan Fox

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SOUTHERN TRUST ACUTE CARE AT HOME SERVICE FOR OLDER PEOPLE

Award winning abstract 2017. Ann McCann

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A MULTIMODAL INTERVENTION TO REDUCE THE PRESCRIPTION OF NIGHT SEDATION

Award winning abstract 2017. Juliana Delos Reyes

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THE SOONER THE BETTER: DOES EARLY SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY INVOLVEMENT IN STROKE MANAGEMENT RESULT IN BETTER DYSPHAGIA OUTCOMES?

Award winning abstract 2017. Niamh Ní Dhufaigh

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EVALUATION OF A TELE-MENTORING INITIATIVE TO SUPPORT INTER-PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS CARING FOR RESIDENTS IN NURSING HOMES

Award winning abstract 2017. Joanna McGlynn 

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WHAT DOES COMMUNITY LIVING MEAN FOR OLDER PEOPLE EXPERIENCING DISABILITY?

Award winning abstract 2017. Emily Loughlin

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HYPERPARATHYROIDISM: HOW MUCH DO CALCIUM AND VITAMIN D MATTER?

Award winning abstract 2017. James H. Mahon

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THE PLACEMENT OF YOUNGER PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN NURSING HOMES: AN ANALYSIS OF ASSESSMENT FORMS ACCOMPANYING NHSS APPLICATIONS

Award winning abstract 2017. Maria Pierce

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