International Training Programme on Ageing - Call for Applications

CARDI, in association with the The Irish Network for Research in Dementia and Neurodegeneration (INRDND), The Alzheimer Society of Ireland, Alzheimer's Society Northern Ireland and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Institute of Aging will host a three day International Training Programme on Ageing on 22, 23, 24 September in Trinity College Dublin. It will focus on the theme of dementia. This training event is aimed at PhD postdoctoral students and early career researchers.

Speakers confirmed to date include:

  • Professor Yves Joanette, Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Aging & Executive Director of the CIHR International Collaborative Research Strategy for Alzheimer's Disease
  • Dr Howard Chertkow, the Principal Investigator of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA)
  • Professor Carmel Hughes, Professor of Primary Care Pharmacy, QUB
  • Dr Eilionóir Flynn, Deputy Director – Centre for Disability Law and Policy/Senior Lecturer – School of Law, NUIG
  • Professor Brian Lawlor, Conolly Norman Professor of Old Age Psychiatry/Clinical Director - NEIL Research Programme, TCD
  • Dr Kate Irving  - Nursing and Human Sciences DCU
  • Professor Mary Mc Carron, Dean of Faculty of Health Sciences/Professor of Ageing & Intellectual Disability (Nursing), TCD
  • Professor Chris Nugent, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, School of Computing and Mathematics, Ulster University
  • Dr Maria Pierce, Postdoctoral Researcher and In-MINDD Trial Coordinator, DCU
  • Dr Patricia McParland, Post-Doctoral Researcher, DCU
  • Mr Tom Grey, Research Fellow/Architect, TrinityHaus, TCD
  • Professor Peter Passmore, Professor of ageing and geriatric medicine, QUB
  • Dr Suzanne Cahill, Research Associate Professor of Social Work and Social Policy, TCD; and National Director of the Dementia Services Information and Development Centre

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