Aim of the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology
The ICSG is a multidisciplinary research centre on ageing at NUI Galway. ICSG focuses on research, education and training in the field of social gerontology in Ireland and internationally.
Developing and promoting social and economic aspects of ageing in Ireland to support a holistic and positive view of ageing and act as a source for all involved in ageing in Ireland
The Rural Ageing Observatory, is located in the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, NUI Galway.
We conduct primary research, to prepare a range of publications that inform research, policy and practice relating to rural ageing, and engage in collaborations with a range of stakeholders involved in rural ageing.
The Institute for Lifecourse & Society at NUI Galway brings together three Research centres in the university with a focus on older people, families & children and persons with disabilities.
Its primary function is to produce research that supports innovative policy reform across the lifecycle that enables citizens to achieve their potential and live fulfilling and productive lives.
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Reel Lives Film Fiesta
Free lunchtime screenings of international, award-winning films celebrating ageing are on offer all week from Monday May 9th-13th in the auditorium of NUIG’s Institute for Lifecourse and Society Building, Corrib Village.
Marking Ireland’s Bealtaine Festival, the 5th ‘Reel Lives Film Fiesta’ is organised by The Irish Centre for Social Gerontology and is this year screening: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Still Alice, Quartet, The Lady in the Van, and Pranzo di Ferragosto (Mid-August Lunch).
All films start at 1 pm and are open to the public. In addition to free entry, audience members can enjoy complimentary soft drinks and sweets. The superb new 250-seater movie venue has wheelchair access, a theatre-size screen, and surround-sound. Read more here