28 results for author: Christine De Largy

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  

PPI Ignite Initiative

Professor Eamon O'Shea will Co-Lead with Professor Declan Devane a work stream on Evaluation and Impact under the new PPI Ignite Initiative recently awarded to Professor Sean Dinneen, Professor of Diabetic Medicine from the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at NUI Galway. NUI Galway is one of five universities awarded funding under the Health Research Board and Irish Research Council’s new €1.75million ‘PPI Ignite’ initiative, to help researchers involve the public from the very start of the health research process. It is the first award of its kind in Ireland.  NUI Galway will receive €350,000 to actively develop ...

Citizen’s Assembly

Professor Éamon O'Shea recently contributed to a debate by the Citizens' Assembly on the cost of care for the elderly, as reported in The Irish Times and Irish Independent.

Christine Fitzgerald (GBHI Fellow and CESRD Affiliate) visits University of British Columbia

As part of my work as an Atlantic Fellow with the Global Brain Health Institute, Trinity College Dublin (www.gbhi.org) and as Visiting Fellow with the Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia, NUI Galway, I am interested in how psychosocial interventions are classified and how to make this area more effective for both research and practice in dementia care. I am delighted to be at the Centre for Research on Personhood in Dementia, University of British Columbia to discuss two elements of my current research. Firstly looking at how psychosocial interventions play a key role in the management of dementia, providing support through a variety ...

Prof Eamon O’Shea receives new HRB funding award

Professor Eamon O’Shea, Director of the Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia at NUI Galway, received an ‘Applied Partnership Award’ for resource allocation, priority-setting and consensus in dementia care in Ireland. The aim of this study is to address key questions regarding optimal service and support mix for people with dementia and to facilitate a more efficient and equitable resource allocation process that includes the delivery of personalised, community-based supports for people with dementia. Professor Eamon O'Shea will be working with the National Dementia Office through the Health Service Executive to develop Dementia ...

CESRD Doctoral Student awarded James M Flaherty Research Scholarship

I am delighted to be in the University of British Columbia, Vancouver and working in the Centre for Research on Personhood in Dementia (CRPD) for the next four weeks. This is an interdisciplinary centre directed by Prof. Deborah O’Connor.

Launch of the Centre for Economic & Social Research on Dementia

The centre is committed to a partnership approach with all dementia stakeholders, particularly with people with dementia and their carers....