Irish Gerontological Society
Postgraduate Study Day 2015
Building a Critical Mass of Researchers
As part of it's annual programme of educational events, the Irish Gerontological Society held a focussed Study Day on Friday, 5th June 2015 in the Education Centre, Our Lady's Hospice, Harold's Cross, Dublin 6.
This Study Day is specifically aimed at students who are registered for a postgraduate degree (MD, PhD) in the field of ageing research, who would like to present at, or simply attend, the IGS study day. Each presenter is allocated 15 mins. (12 mins. for presentation, 3 mins for questions).
Mo Flynn, President of the IGS, gave the opening address. There were also three keynote presentations which explored issues of interest to all students in Ageing Research. The themes which were addressed on the day included:
Opportunities for Research Dissemination – Dr. Rose Galvin, Lecturer in Physiotherapy, UL
Preparing for the Viva – Insights from an Examiner – Professor J. Bernard Walsh, Clinical Professor, St. James’s Hospital and TCD
The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) – Its Role in Ageing Research – Dr. Orna Donoghue, Project Manager, TILDA, Trinity College Dublin
If you know of any post-graduate students who might be interested in participating inn 2016, please bring this event to their attention. The cost is nominal and covers teas/coffees and lunch. Interested students should contact Elaine O'Connor firstname.lastname@example.org by email as soon as possible, as places are limited.
Postgraduate students are welcome from: Nursing, Medicine, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech & Language, Social work, Sociology, Biology, Psychology, Health Policy, Health Economics, Audiology and any discipline concerned with Healthy & Active Ageing.