News and events
DCU in collaboration with UCC are hosting a 2 day workshop (2nd & 3rd Sep) in DCU: Wellbeing - A Social Networks Approach.
SFI have launched their Industry Fellowship Programme 2019. The aim is to develop and support academic partnerships with industry. Max award is €100,000 up to 2 years.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) have published Guidelines for Risk Reduction of Cognitive Decline and Dementia.
Presentations are now available for the public outreach event that was held in Science Gallery Dublin on 13th April 2019.
DNNI, by supporting multidisciplinary collaborative research and knowledge exchange, is dedicated to the enhancement of the understanding of the causes and mechanisms of dementia and neurodegeneration, the effectiveness of different models of care and the policy changes required to improve the quality of life for persons with dementia and neurodegenerative conditions and their caregivers.
The network strives to:
- mobilise and capitalise on existing strengths to build scientific capacity within the network to integrate research evidence into practice and influence policy-making in the area of dementia and neurodegeneration
- enhance inter-disciplinary and inter-institutional research co-operation and co-ordination across the island of Ireland
- develop relationships between academics, practitioners and representatives of government, industry and the community and voluntary sector within Ireland and internationally
- address the research and policy challenges faced by the dementia and neurodegenerative research community