News and events
DNNI (Dementia and Neurodegeneration Network Ireland), in collaboration with Creative Aging International and other partners are hosting Headspace2018
Tickets now available for the 10th International Dementia Conference taking place in the Helix, DCU on 16th & 17th April 2018.
Ulster University are hosting Dementia Update Training on 16th Jan (Jordanstown Campus) or 19th Jan (Magee Campus). Registration closes Mon 8th Jan - see links below for further details.
The 10th International Dementia Conference (Growing Excellence in Dementia Care) will take place on 16th & 17th April 2018 in the Helix, DCU.
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