2018-2019

10:00 AM, 10 Apr 2019 - 1:45 PM, 10 Apr 2019, Room G26, Áras na Laoi, University College Cork

Challenges in Current Ageing Research


All welcome to following event but please register in advance at https://goo.gl/forms/uupDQ8gEe2jgUDux2

 

ISS21 Ageing Research Cluster

 

Road to the Irish Gerontological Society 2019 Workshop

 

Challenges in Current Ageing Research

 

Wednesday, 10th April 2019, 10.00am - 1.45pm

 

Room G26, Aras na Laoi, University College Cork

 

 

 

The 67th Annual Irish Gerontological Society Meeting will be held on September 26th-28th,, 2019 in the Clayton Silversprings Hotel, Cork. In advance of the meeting, the ISS21 Ageing Cluster is organising a workshop to discuss the current themes in ageing research in Ireland, showcase UCC research, and foster networking and participation in the IGS from researchers interested in different aspects of ageing.

 

Programme

 

10.00 – 10.10 Welcome (Dr. Annalisa Setti & Dr. Edel Walsh, Ageing Cluster Leaders)

10.10 – 11.00 Seán Moynihan (CEO, ALONE), [Title to be confirmed]

11.00 – 11.20 Coffee break and poster viewing

11.20 – 12.10 Talks from UCC staff and students:

  • Jessica O’Brien, Applied Psychology: Can faulty sensory integration cause falls and be ameliorated by exercise in ageing?
  • Cormac Sheehan, General Practice: A beautiful disaster: Life and ageing after Woodstock 1969;
  • Hadley Pfalzgraf, Biochemistry: Improving brain rhythms using sound;
  • Emmy Racine, Public Health: The Studying Age Friendly Environments (SAFE) project;
  • Eva McMullan, Music: Music Intervention on the Neurological Development on children with Down Syndrome (MINDDS).

12.10 – 13.00 Dr. Cathal McCrory (The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing, TILDA): Life course socio economic position and later life health

13.00 – 13.10 Closing remarks (Dr. Annalisa Setti & Dr. Edel Walsh, Ageing Cluster Leaders)

13.10 – 13.45 Light lunch (provided) and networking

To register: https://goo.gl/forms/uupDQ8gEe2jgUDux2

 

ALL WELCOME!

Free - all welcome - please register. Organised by ISS21 Ageing Research Cluster

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