CARDI Leadership Programme in Ageing Research

CARDI Leadership Programme in Ageing Research

New call for for future leaders in ageing research

CARDI launched a new call for Fellows (Friday 31 October 2014) under its Leadership Programme in Ageing Research. It will fund the salaries for three years of up to four research Fellows.

The new call is the third under the Leadership Programme which aims to create a new generation of high quality research leaders into ageing issues in Ireland, North and South. The CARDI Fellows will be post-doctoral researchers who will study a topic related to healthy ageing and take part in training and development activities to build up their independence and leadership. 

The new call is open until Friday 30 January 2015 and full terms of reference and application procedures are available here:

Leadership Call 3 Leaflet

Terms of reference (Call 3 CARDI Leadership Programme)

Application Form (Call 3 2014/15)

Q &A (Call 3)

Guidance for nominating HEI


CARDI funds €1million Leadership programme

The CARDI Leadership Programme into Ageing Research funds and supports a new generation of leaders in ageing research in Ireland, North and South.

CARDI Leadership Programme in Ageing: FellowsThe programme is funded by the Health and Social Care Research and Development Division Northern Ireland and The Atlantic Philanthropies.

The CARDI Fellows, four at Queen’s University Belfast and one at Trinity College Dublin, will carry out research over the next three years into ageing issues with the aim of improving the lives of older people across the island of Ireland.

The new CARDI Fellows, announced at the inaugural meeting of the CARDI Leadership Programme in Ageing Research in Belfast (Monday 15 Sept 2014) are: Joanne Feeney, Joanna McHugh, Charlotte Neville and Mark O’Doherty, who will be based in Queen’s University Belfast, and Aisling O’Halloran based in Trinity College Dublin. Read more about the Fellows and the Programme in this CARDI leaflet