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The Lifecourse Social Policy Agenda for the Next Government

Feb 2011

The recently formed Lifecourse Institute at NUI Galway brings together three research centres in the University with a focus on older people, families and children, and persons with disabilities.

Launch of HARC Report on Older People in Rural Communities

Dec 2010

The Irish Centre for Social Gerontology at NUI Galway will host a seminar on ageing and the recession, in conjunction with the Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI), Irish Rural Link and the Rural Community Network Northern Ireland.

“An Age Old Problem - Where Now for Rural Services”

Dec 2010

The Irish Centre for Social Gerontology at NUI Galway is hosting a seminar on rural ageing and the recession, in conjunction with the Centre for Ageing Research and Development ...

Conference Report

Sep 2010

The conference report on Life Enhancement for Older People is now available

NUI Galway Professor Raises Profile of Research on Ageing

Sep 2010

Research on ageing led by Professor Tom Scharf, Director of the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology at NUI Galway, has been profiled in a new brochure that seeks to raise the profile of social science research in the UK.

NUI Galway Receives Grants for Ageing Research

Sep 2010

NUI Galway has been granted funding by the Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) for two research projects focusing on older people.

Twelve Older People from Galway City complete Ageing with Confidence Programme

Jun 2010

The Ageing with Confidence Group Programme is a holistic approach to health promotion for older people. It was developed by Age and Opportunity and has just been delivered in Galway by Galway City Partnership and the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, NUIG.

New Director for Irish Centre for Social Gerontology at NUI Galway

May 2010

NUI Galway is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Tom Scharf as the new director of the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology (ICSG).

CSG / COPE Conference for Older People

May 2010

The Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, NUI Galway and COPE Galway Senior Support Services are co-hosting a participatory conference on Life Enhancement for Older People across the themes of participation and civic engagement, empowerment and advocacy on Tuesday May 4th at the Galway Bay Hotel from 10.30am.

Ageing with Confidence Trainee Graduates

Jan 2010

Fourteen graduates from the Ageing with Confidence Training Programme which was run recently by Age and Opportunity through the Galway City Partnership, Galway Rural Development and the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology at NUI Galway.

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