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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 […]

ICSG’s New book on Social Exclusion

Drawing on interdisciplinary, cross-national perspectives, this open access book contributes to the development of a coherent scientific discourse on social exclusion of older people. The book considers five domains of exclusion (services; economic; social relations; civic and socio-cultural; and community and spatial domains), with three [...]

ROSEnet Briefing Paper Series

We are delighted to release the ROSEnet Briefing Paper Series. The first five of these Briefs considers each of the different domains of exclusion that can occur in later life. The 6th Brief focuses on multidimensional old-age social exclusion and the ways that these different domains of exclusion can interact and impact on older people’s […]

Combatting exclusions and ageism for older people during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic poses extraordinary risks to the health of older adults and, upon contraction, has immediate consequences for individual well-being and connectivity and, potentially, for mortality outcomes. However, aside from the detrimental health impacts of the disease itself, older people can experience other damaging outcomes as a [...]