News & Events

Green Paper on Ageing

Earlier this year the Green Paper on Ageing was published by the European Commission and intended to launch a broader discussion on the future of Europe and on the effects of demographic change on people’s way of life. The European public had the opportunity to have their say on issues linked to ageing.  Read our […]

*New Book* on Social Exclusion in Later Life

We are delighted to announce the publication of the open access e-book on ‘Social Exclusion in Later Life: Interdisciplinary and Policy Perspectives’. This volume provides a comprehensive analysis of social exclusion of older people. It draws on interdisciplinary and policy perspectives from 77 researchers and international [...]

*New Book* Rural Gerontology -Towards Critical Perspectives on Rural Ageing

We are delighted to announce a new publication edited by Mark Skinner, Rachel Winterton and Kieran Walsh. This book provides the first foundation of knowledge about the intellectual traditions, contemporary scope and future prospects for the interdisciplinary field of rural gerontology. With a focus on rural regions, small towns and villages, [...]

PhD Scholarships

The J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics is looking for talented, creative and highly qualified individuals to work under the supervision of an academic faculty member and become part of the School’s vibrant research community. Our PhD programme has a strong track record in terms of the research student experience and the [...]

NUI Galway Host Marginalised Homecare Webinar

This webinar will present research findings on older Traveller and older adult homeless groups and will critically assess current gaps and future opportunities NUI Galway’s Irish Centre for Social Gerontology will lead the second webinar in the ‘Marginalised Ageing and Inclusive Systems Webinar Series’ on Thursday, 18 February at 3pm. This [...]

Emotionally Traumatic Research Virtual Seminar Series

Learning from multiple points of view and experiences Rationale This seminar series has sprung from a gap in knowledge and training identified by PhD students and early career researchers in NUI Galway. It seeks to build on learning achieved in a reading group in late 2020 by hearing from a range of speakers with experiences […]

*New* MSc programme on Ageing and Public Policy

The Irish Centre for Social Gerontology is delighted to announce a brand new and innovative MSc programme on Ageing and Public Policy in the next academic year. This is the first programme of its kind in Ireland and one of only a small number internationally.   The programme analyses ageing as a critical public policy […]