News and Events
Workshop Films: 'Palliative Care in Neurodegeneration with a focus on Dementia: Addressing complex questions through interdisciplinary research and reflection'10 Aug
Palliative care in Neurodegeneration, with a focus on Dementia:
Addressing complex questions through interdisciplinary research and reflection
May 2016, The Kingsley hotel, Cork
Guidelines on the assessment and management of the palliative care needs of Parkinson’s disease and Parkinsonian syndromes, were launched in University College Cork’s College of Medicine and Health on 26 April 2016.Read more
Official launch of the ‘A Home for Life’ report
The report ‘A Home for Life: The Housing and Support needs of Clúid’s Older Tenants’ was officially launched by minister Kathleen Lynch at an event in Dublin on the 29th October.
The report was led by Dr Siobhan Fox (Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation) in conjunction with colleagues across UCC: Dr Suzanne Timmons (Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation), Ms Lorna Kenny, Mr Joe Finnerty, Dr Cathal O’Connell (Applied Social Studies), and Dr Mary Rose Day (School of Nursing).
The full report can be accessed at: http://www.cluid.ie/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/A-HOME-FOR-LIFE-FINAL-28-10-15.pdf
Pictured (left to right): Mr Joe Finnerty, Dr Siobhán Fox, Mr Simon Brooke, and Dr Mary-Rose Day.Read more
Palliative Care in Parkinson's Disease Conference held at the University of Colorado on 3-4 October 2015.30 Nov
Dr Siobhán Fox was invited to discuss research from the Centre for Gerontology in Denver, at the University of Colorado.
Dr Siobhán Fox (pictured front row, far left) was recently invited to present and discuss her research in Denver, USA, at the “Palliative Care in Parkinson’s Disease Conference”. The event was hosted by the Department of Neurology, University of Colorado and took place from 3rd-4th October 2015.
Siobhán discussed the issue of outcome measurement in palliative stage Parkinson’s disease, an area that is receiving increasing attention internationally. The discussion was informed by the research currently being conducted in the Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation which is led by Dr Suzanne Timmons.
Dr Siobhan Fox (front row, first on the left) pictured with other speakers and attendees at the University of Colorado ‘Palliative Care in Parkinson’s Disease Conference’.Read more
Northern Ireland Audit of Dementia Care
The first Northern Ireland Audit of Dementia Care in Acute Hospitals has recently been published, led by Dr Suzanne Timmons, Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation, University College Cork, and co-ordinated by Ms Emma O’ Shea.
Congratulations to Dr Elizabeth Weathers who recently published her first paper from her PhD studies and was awarded the best poster prize for this work at the RCSI Nursing Conference in Dublin on 19 February 2015.13 Feb
The paper is entitled 'Concept Analysis of Spirituality: An Evolutionary Approach'Read more
Congratulations to Dr. Siobhan Fox in the Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation, UCC upon receiving an award for best poster presented at the New Horizons Medical Research Conference.
Congratulations to members of our research team, Ms. Elizabeth Weathers, Dr. Nicola Cornally and Dr. Edel Daly who were awarded joint first prize for the poster presentation entitled 'Planning for End of Life: a Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials' at the recent 14th Annual Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery Conference in UCC.Read more
Congratulations to our research staff, Emma O Shea, Ronan O Caoimh, Lorraine Scanlon, and Edmund Manning on the successful presentation of their abstracts/posters at the IGS 62nd Annual and Scientific Meeting 2014 which took place on 9th-11th October 2014 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway.
66 oral and 200 poster abstracts have been accepted for presentation at Our 62nd Annual and Scientific Meeting. This year's meeting will be held by us in partnership with National University of Ireland, Galway & West/North West Hospitals Group.Read more
Congratulations to Dr. Niamh O Regan, PhD student in the Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation, UCC who has recently received the Elsevier/Harold Prize for best publication in the International Journal of Surgery in 2013 for her paper on delirium in post-operative patients.Read more
The following is a description of the conference highlights First National Conference on Dementia CareRead more
An Observational study from Ireland raises the intriguing possibility that certain blood pressure lowering drugs, centrally acting ACE inhibitors, may help slow the cognitive decline that is a hallmark of people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.Read more
One-Day Research Conference entitled "Research into Practice" with international guest speaker Dr. Gordon Guyatt from McMaster University, Canada. Click on his name (link) to view his biography.
For more details on the conference click on link Conference July 3rd
How to Become a Successful Researcher: How to Succeed in Publishing you work in High Impact Journals.02 Jul
A two hour research related talk entitled "How to Become a Successful Researcher" was presented by international speaker Dr. Gordon Guyatt from McMaster University, Canada in Brookfield, UCC on July 2nd 2013. Click on his name (link) above to view his biography.
For more details on the event, click on link July 2nd Talk