News & Events

ICSG Receives EU Marie Curie Doctoral Network Award

We are delighted to announce that we were awarded European funding for a Marie Curie Doctoral Training Network on  Advancing Research and Training on Ageing, Place and Home – HOMeAGE. The HOMeAGE training network, coordinated by ICSG Director (K. Walsh), involves a 9-country collaboration and 12 doctoral researchers. Worth €3.3 Million [...]

ICSG Submission to Review of Equality Acts

In December, ICSG made a submission to the consultation on the review of the Equality Acts (Equal Status Acts 2000-2018 and the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2015), launched by the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Mr. Roderic O’Gorman. Led by Patricia Conboy, the ICSG submission made recommendations [...]

Patricia Conboy Appointed as ICSG Adjunct Lecturer

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Patricia Conboy as adjunct lecturer with the ICSG. Previously Interim Director of Global Ageing, Advocacy, and Campaigns at HelpAge International (London), Patricia has extensive professional experience in international and national policy on ageing and older people. In her role with the ICSG, [...]

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 [...]