CARDI- 1 Million EURO Boost for Ageing Research

The Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland has launched a programme to promote ageing research over the next three years. It will fund five top quality researchers to create the next generation of leaders in research on older people and ageing issues.

The CARDI Fellows will be post-doctoral researchers who will study a topic related to healthy ageing and take part in training and development activities to build up their independence and leadership.

The Media Centre

On September 20 Campus Engage Steering Committee held its first meeting of the new academic calendar year. The aims was to bring together Steering Committee members, Working Group Convenors, and community and voluntary representatives to work on a couple of issues of national interest. 

ITT President’s Civic Spirit Award Presentation

The Institute of Technology Tralee President’s Civic Spirit Award has been established to recognise and acknowledge the significant contribution of ITT’s student volunteers to the Institute and the wider community.  The 2013 Civic Spirit Award was presented to Mr.

Submissions invited on Community and Civic Engagement

Dear Colleague,
We write to you as editors of the Spring 2014 edition of the All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (AISHE-J). Given the growing interest in civic and community engagement in higher education, it was decided to devote the Spring 2014 edition the Journal to this topic.

Re-Launch of Campus Engage

Following a successful day long Consultative Conference held at the Helix in Dublin on 14thDecember last year - attended by community based learning and research practitioners – Campus Engage has been relaunched.

The Presidents of all the higher education institutions (HEIs) present were asked to nominate representatives to a Steering Group which would relaunch Campus Engage as a national platform for civic engagement.

 

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