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IGS Postgraduate Study Day 2016 (IRL)
Friday 15 April 2016
Education Centre, Our Lady's Hospice & Care Services, Harold's X, Dublin
€25 (includes refreshments and lunch)
Organised by: 
Irish Gerontological Society
Ms. Mo Flynn, President. IGS. Dr. Rose Galvin, University of Limerick. Dr. Lorna Rowe, Trinity College Dublin.
Entry Deadline: 
Friday 11 March 2016


Postgraduate Study Day in Ageing Research - PROGRAMME

Friday, 15th April 2016

The Education Centre, Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Dublin

'The IGS Postgraduate study day provided a valuable opportunity to present, and to gain feedback, on my early stage research to an audience of my peers. The keynote speakers provided insight and pertinent advice on the successful completion of a Ph.D. Coming together at the Study Day as an academic community, to network and to listen to other student’s research pursuits, from a diverse range of disciplines, proved an interesting, worthwhile and enjoyable experience.'
Catherine Elliott O'Dare, PhD Candidate, School of Social Work and Social Policy, Trinity College Dublin 2

Thanks to everyone involved in the 2016 IGS Postgrad Study Day for a brilliant and inspiring event.  There was a range of stimulating multidisciplinary topics that benefitted me in learning more about older adults and in developing my research further.  The venue and event was excellently organised with a warm welcome provided to all those in attendance.  I would have no hesitation in recommending this Study Day to peers, colleagues and those interested in this exciting field of research.  Congratulations once again and I wish you continued success.
John Hastings, PhD Student. Dept. Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, University College Cork.

The Irish Gerontological Society held it's annual Postgraduate Study Day on Friday, 15th April 2016 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, MSc) in the field of ageing research, who would like to present at, or simply attend, or for those considering a career in research. Each presenter will be allocated 15 minutes.  (12 minutes for presentation, 3 minutes for questions).

If you know of any post-graduate students who might be interested in participating in our next Study Day, please bring this information to thier attention.

This event is of interest to postgraduate students 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. We welcome students who would like to present a summary of their work, would like to avail themselves of this learning opportunity, or who are considering a career in research.