IGS Announces 2015 Postgraduate Study Day

Irish Gerontological Society - Building a Critical Mass of Researchers

Further to the success of last year’s event, the Irish Gerontological Society will hold a focussed postgraduate 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 will be allocated 15 mins.  (12 mins. for presentation, 3 mins for questions). 

Mo Flynn, President of the IGS, will give the opening address.  There will also be three keynote presentations which will examine issues of interest to all students in Ageing Research.  The themes to be addressed on the day include:

Opportunities for Research Dissemination  – Dr. Rose Galvin, Lecturer Dept. Clinical Therapies, Universit of Limerick (pictured below)
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, please bring this event to their attention.**  

The cost will be €25, to cover teas/coffees and lunch, and the attendees must  register 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.
Please include the following information:

Name of Student; mobile contact number; postgraduate degree details; year of study; institution; supervisor; title of dissertation; discipline.  Please also include any further details you think may be useful.

Further information to, and email registrations to:

Elaine O'Connor, Hon. Secretary, Irish Gerontological Society.  secretary@irishgerontology.com Mob: 086 8654274