CARDI Involvement

Communicating research- A guide

7th September 2015, CARDI

Communication is a vital part throughout the research process and increasingly researchers are expected to broadly disseminate their findings to a general public. One way of doing this is working with the media. On Wednesday 2 September 2015 CARDI hosted a media training day for its Ageing Research Leadership Fellows.

‘Will Grandad Remember Me’: dementia educational and awareness programme

27th July 2015, Dementia Services Information and Development Centre

‘Will Grandad Remember Me’ is a dementia educational and awareness programme developed by the Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSIDC).  The aim of the programme is to increase awareness among secondary school students about ageing and dementia and to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of Alzheimer's disease and of the risk factors for dementia, especially lifestyle risk factors such as smoking, alcohol, and obesity. Read more here.
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Dementia educational needs analysis

30th April 2014, Dementia Elevator Project (DCU)

A report from the Dementia Elevator project at Dublin City University highlights the gaps that exist in dementia skills and knowledge in Ireland. It considers models of best practice in dementia training and education, and hopes to inform  the development of appropriately tailored dementia-related training and education programmes in Ireland. Read the report here.