16 results for author: Christine De Largy


Helen Rochford Brennan receives Honorary Degree at NUI Galway

CESRD would like to congratulate Helen Rochford Brennan who received an honorary degree from NUI Galway. Helen has been at the forefront of developing new ideas and human rights strategies for people with dementia in Ireland and Europe with The Alzheimer Society of Ireland. Hear Helen speak here

Helen Rochford Brennan announced as recipient of NUI Galway Honorary Degree

Speaking on the announcement, NUI Galway President, Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh said: “NUI Galway is fortunate to be associated with many outstanding honorary graduates throughout its history and those being honoured this year form a particularly distinguished group. Each one has made an outstanding and distinctive contribution in their field. In honouring these exceptional individuals, we signal what we value in areas that matter to us and to our society - local history, disability rights, music and environmental sustainability. NUI Galway is very pleased to be in a position to recognise these exceptional individuals. Each of those we honour ...

Let’s Talk About Dementia – Public Talk

Public Talk Thursday, 6th September 2018 11am-1pm Mayo County Council Offices, The Mall, Castlebar, Co. Mayo Researchers from the Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia at NUI Galway, in partnership with Western Alzheimer’s, are hosting a public information meeting ‘Let’s Talk About Dementia’ on Thursday 6th September in Castlebar. The meeting aims to increase awareness of dementia research and services in the region. The event is free and open to the public, family carers, people with dementia and health care practitioners. For more details see Let's Talk About Dementia Programme(1) For more information please ...

Make a Difference in Dementia Research

New National study on dementia post-diagnostic supports now underway. Further details are available here  

‘Let’s Talk about Dementia’ Perspectives and Experiences from NUI Galway

Thursday 15th March 2018 Aula Maxima, 11am-1pm, Speakers include: •Prof.Eamon O’ Shea: Director of the Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia (CESRD), NUIG •Dr.Adam Santorelli: Post-doctoral Researcher, Translational Medical Device Laboratory, NUIG •Ms. Edel Murphy: Programme Manager, PPI Ignite, NUIG •Dr.Eilís Dowd: Lecturer, Department of Pharmacology, NUIG •Dr.RónánO’Caoimh: Consultant Geriatrician, Galway University Hospital •Ms. Maureen Mannion: Galway Dementia Adviser, Alzheimer Society of Ireland The Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s Mobile Information Service will also be located on campus for the ...

NUI Galway Launches Report on Developing and Implementing Dementia Policy in Ireland

The Developing and Implementing Dementia Policy in Ireland report, edited by Professor Eamon O’Shea, Professor Suzanne Cahill and Dr Maria Pierce is a seminal piece of work that offers context, narrative and reflection on the current state of play in relation to dementia in Ireland, covering prevalence, costs, rights, practice and policy for people with dementia. The report was launched at NUI Galway on (Tuesday 19 December) by Minster of State, Ciarán Cannon TD. Published by the University’s Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia, led by Professor Eamon O’Shea, it includes contributions from scholars in Ireland and internatio...

NUI Galway Host International Experts to Discuss Dementia Care Support in Ireland

The Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia at NUI Galway is hosting a number of experts in dementia from across the world this week to speak to early career researchers about issues in dementia care, and helping to grow capacity and leadership in the dementia sector in Ireland and internationally. The Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia carries out cutting edge research in economic and social areas to help improve the lives of people with dementia and their families. It is hoped that by generating evidence through research that the quality of life for people with dementia and their families can be improved, enabling ...

Launch of Dementia Hub Ireland

The Centre for Economic & Social Research on Dementia is delighted to announce the launch of the Dementia Hub Ireland website. Dementia Hub Ireland documents the extraordinary journey of innovation that is helping to transform dementia care, policy and practice in Ireland. This has been made possible with the investment of €33 million from The Atlantic Philanthropies (Atlantic). This in turn has leveraged an additional €51 million from government and other agencies. Atlantic has funded 15 separate projects, ranging in magnitude, duration and scope. What is common to them all is the resolute focus on moving Ireland away from the old, ...

Dementia Masterclass

The Dementia Masterclass is organised by the Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia at NUI Galway, supported by the Global Brain Health Institute at Trinity College Dublin and the University of California at San Francisco. We are bringing together a small cadre of international scholars and experts in dementia to talk about personhood, citizenship, psychosocial interventions, prevalence, outcomes and economics. Objectives The objectives of the Masterclass are: to build research capacity in dementia among early and mid-career researchers; to deepen understanding of key dementia concepts; and to equip researchers with skills and ...

CESRD Newsletter

Welcome to the first edition of the CESRD Newsletter: Summer 2017 Edition