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Irish Centre for Social Gerontology (ICSG)Research Funder/Centre

Type of institution

Research centre

Website

http://www.icsg.ie/

Description

The ICSG is a multidisciplinary research centre on  ageing at NUI Galway. Developing and promoting social and economic aspects of ageing in Ireland to support a holistic and positive view of ageing and act as a source for all involved in ageing in Ireland



Aims


  • Research activities: ICSG exists to broaden the scope and depth of social gerontological research in Ireland. It aims to enhance its position as an internationally recognised centre of excellence in the field of research on ageing.
     

  • Academic programmes: ICSG seeks to develop social gerontology as an academic field. It aims to increase Ireland’s capacity to support research, education and training in ageing by contributing to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and by supporting doctoral research on ageing.
     

  • Skill development and information support: By providing training in research and policy analysis, and through the timely dissemination of information, ICSG aims to enhance the capabilities and knowledge base of people working in the ageing sector in Ireland.
     

  • Policy analysis: ICSG aims to become an internationally recognised authority on ageing in Ireland. Through its activities it seeks to raise awareness of issues affecting people as they age, and to influence the formulation and implementation of public policies for older people in Ireland and the wider European Union.

  • Main research areas

    ICSG focuses on research, education and training in the field of social gerontology in Ireland and internationally.

    Research disciplines

    Social/Behavioral,Economics,Demography

    Address

    Irish Centre for Social Gerontology
    Cairnes Building, NUI
    Ireland

    Telephone

    +353 91 495461

    Fax

    +353 91 512516

    Email

    icsg@nuigalway.ie

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