International Training Programme on Ageing

22nd September 2015 to 24th September 2015

Trinity College Dublin



Northern Ireland
Republic of Ireland
International Training Programme on Ageing 2015

International Training Programme on Ageing- Call for Applications

2015 Theme: Dementia and Memory Impairment 

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, Alzheimer Society of Canada 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.

More information on the programme here.

*The deadline for applications has now passed

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
  • Professor Des O'Neill Consultant physician in geriatric and stroke medicine and Professor of Medical Gerontology, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin
  • Dr Adeline Cooney, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland

The International Training Programme on Ageing is supported by:

Logos of ITPA Supporters

  • HSC Public Health Agency Research & Development Division
  • Dublin Convention Bureau
  • The Atlantic Philanthropies
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Alzheimer’s Society of Canada
  • Alzheimer’s Society (UK)
  • Alzheimer Society of Ireland
  • The Irish Society for Research in Dementia and Neurodegeneration

A list of local hotels in the area:

Ballsbridge Hotel – 3.5 km from TCD:

Clyde Court Hotel – 2.5 km from TCD:

Mespil hotel – 2 km from TCD:

Clayton Hotel (formerly Bewleys) – 3.0 km from TCD: