Irish Research Council New Foundations Scheme (Strand One)

The Irish Research Council (IRC) New Foundations Scheme supports eligible researchers who intend to pursue research within and across a diversity of disciplines. The Alzheimer Society of Ireland are looking for Research Partners for Strand One of this scheme. This supports small, discrete collaborative projects between postdoctoral or more experienced researchers and a community/voluntary organisation or NGO. Researchers are required to submit applications with an endorsement by the NGO/voluntary organisation.

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland would be delighted to work with prospective applicants with the view to endorsing applications on the following subjects

  • Community-based supports/services
  • Psycho-social interventions
  • Prevention
  • Diagnosis
  • Downs Syndrome and dementia
  • Caregiving
  • Technology
  • Addressing loneliness in people living with dementia

The funding is up to €12,000 over a maximum of nine months and is provided by the Irish Research Council. The deadline for applications to the Irish Research Council is 2/12/2019.

Please contact laura.ophilbin@alzheimer.ie or bernadette.rock@alzheimer.ie if you are interested in applying and seeking our support.