Institute for Ageing


  • ARUK Public Meeting

    Free public event with short talks on Alzheimer’s, other dementias and latest research.

    Date/Time: Thursday 10th May 2018, 2pm - 4.30pm (registration at 1.15pm)

    Venue: Banqueting Hall, Newcastle Civic Centre

  • Public Lecture: Is US style healthcare the future for England?

    Join Institute of Health and Society's Professor Allyson Pollock, and guests from the US, who will discuss healthcare models in the UK and America.

    Date/Time: Monday 30th October, 6.30 - 8pm

    Venue: Lecture Theatre Three, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

  • Cognition in dementia and ageing: Let’s change the game!

    We're very please to welcome Professor Julie Stout from the School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University.

    Date/Time: 2nd October, 12pm

    Venue: Room 2.34, 2nd floor, Biomedical Research Building, CAV

  • Blood Matters: Research Open Day

    An opportunity to find out about the latest research taking place in Newcastle to fight blood cancer and blood disorders.

    Date/Time: 23rd September, 12.00 - 16.00

    Venue: David Shaw Lecture Theatre, Medical School, Newcastle University

  • We are delighted to invite any partner with an interest in labelling a PhD or Masters programme to attend a workshop at our Ageing Laboratories in Newcastle.

    Date/Time: 12th and 13th October 2017

    Venue: Edwardson Conference Room

  • Building our research capacity and capability across the North East and North Cumbria

    Please save the date for a forthcoming research event for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals.

    Date/Time: 7th November, 2017 - 08.50 - 16.00

    Venue: Quality Hotel, Boldon

  • NIHR Invention for Innovation (i4i) Funding Workshop

    Academic Health Science Network NENC invites you to a dedicated training workshop focussing on National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Invention for Innovation (i4i) funding.

    Date/Time: 3rd October 2017, 13.00 - 16.30

    Venue: Durham County Cricket Club

  • NEURACLIN 2017

    Registration is currently open for the 2017 meeting of NEURACLIN - a network of North East based Neuroscience and research orientated academics and clinicians.

    Date/Time: Weds 20th September, 10.00 - 17.30

    Venue: South Tees Institute of Learning, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW

  • Ageing Well: Falls

    We're pleased to announce the dates of the 'Ageing Well: Falls' online course for 2017.

    Date/Time: 4th September

    Venue: Online

  • North East Postgraduate Conference 2017

    The NEPG conference is the largest annual postgraduate conference in the UK, featuring the latest biomedical science research carried out by top postgraduate researchers in the North-East.

    Date/Time: 30th October 2017

    Venue: Newcastle Civic Centre

  • British Psychological Society - Cognitive Section Conference 2017

    The School of Psychology is hosting the 2017 Cognitive Section Conference from 30th August until 1st September. Confirmed keynote speakers include Professor Stephen Lindsay, and Professor Susan Gathercole.

    Date/Time: 30th August 2017

    Venue: Newcastle University

  • Vascular Factors in Dementia and Neurodegeneration

    This two day event in London will discuss the the vascular causes of various brain disorders including Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, mild cognitive impairment, depression, and other behavioural disorders.

    Date/Time: 13th - 14th July, 2017

    Venue: University College London, London

  • Therapeutic Tolerance: First in Human Data

    In June 2017 we will host the fourth international workshop on Clinical Therapeutic Tolerance.

    Date/Time: 27th - 30th June 2017

    Venue: Research Beehive, Old Library Building, Newcastle University

  • Dementia – A Global Challenge for Research and Innovation

    This event will showcase the breadth of research into dementia from across the University.

    Date/Time: 23rd June 2017.

    Venue: Room 2.21 & 2.20, Research Beehive, Old Library Building

  • ARUK Public Meeting

    Date/Time: 13th June 2017, 14:00 - 16:30

    Venue: Lindisfarne Room, Kings Road Centre, NE1 7RU

  • NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre Launch

    Please join us for the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre launch event.

    Date/Time: 25th May 2017, 12 - 2pm

    Venue: Institute of Transplantation, Freeman Hospital

  • CBE Seminar: On the association between smoking behaviour and enhanced cellular ageing

    Professor Melissa Bateson, Professor of Ethology, Centre for Behaviour & Evolution and Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University

    Date/Time: 23rd May 2017, 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Colin Ingram Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, The Medical School

  • Soapbox Science 2017

    Are you curious about microbes? Or want to know what makes scientists tick? Then Soapbox Science is the event for you.

    Date/Time: Saturday 17th June 2017, 12-3pm

    Venue: Grey's Monument, Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Professor Miranda Grounds guest seminar

    Age-related loss of skeletal muscle mass and function (sarcopenia): impact of stem cells, metabolism, denervation and exercise', hosted by Director of the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre Professor Avan Sayer.

    Date/Time: 2nd May, 10.30am

    Venue: Library, First Floor, Newcastle Magnetic Resonance Centre, CAV

  • Clinical Trials Open Day

    The Clinical Ageing Research Unit would like to invite Patients and the Public to attend our annual Clinical Trials Open Day from 10am - 4pm

    Date/Time: 18th May, 10am - 4pm

    Venue: Clinical Ageing Research Unit Campus for Ageing Vitality Newcastle University, NE4 5PL

  • Sharing Innovations in Dementia Care

    The day will include presentations from Professor Louise Robinson, and Professor Ian McKeith, Newcastle University.

    Date/Time: 23rd March 2017,

    Venue: Ramside Hall, Durham

  • Not Acting Our Age

    Not Acting Our Age: Older Women Challenging Gender Stereotypes and Celebrating Life

    Date/Time: 8th March 2017, 12:00 - 13:00

    Venue: Newcastle City Centre location TBC

  • ION Seminar: Cognitive decline after stroke

    Associate Professor Sarah Pendlebury, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford

    Date/Time: 9th March, 13:30 - 14:30

    Venue: Great Gables Seminar Room, Campus for Ageing and Vitality

  • Public Lecture: Give me sunshine

    Date/Time: Weds 8th February, 5:30pm

    Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

  • Senolytics are today's hype. What will be tomorrow's?

    Delivered by Prof. Thomas von Zglinicki, this talk is part of the Ageing Biology Centre's seminar series.

    Date/Time: 7th of February - 12.30 - 13.30

    Venue: Great Gable conference Room, Campus for Ageing and Vitality

  • Rethinking relationships between disability and architecture

    Public Lecture by the School of Architecture, Planning and Lansdcape

    Date/Time: Thursday 2nd February, 17:30

    Venue: Fine Art Lecture Theatre, King Edward VII Building

  • 'Museums, health and wellbeing: reflections on impacts and methods

    Hosted by the Media, Culture and Heritage Group, this event is a mix of practitioners and researchers who will share their findings

    Date/Time: Friday 27th January 2017, 3-5pm

    Venue: 2.90 Armstrong Building, Newcastle University.

  • MiLAN Film Festival 2017

    Date/Time: 13th - 17th February, 7pm

    Venue: David Shaw Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University Medical School

  • Spotlight on Sub Saharan Africa

    Networking event on Sustainable Development Research in Sub Saharan Africa

    Date/Time: 1:30 – 3:30pm, 30th January 2017

    Venue: TBC

  • EIT Innovation Day

    EIT Health, Newcastle University and the National Innovation Centre for Ageing invite you to join us for the first EIT Innovation Day.

    Date/Time: 19 Nov, 09:00 - 17:30

    Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Dementia and Incontinence Knowledge and Exchange

    Sharing insights on incontinence: key challenges for carers and people living with dementia

    Date/Time: 24 Nov, 10:00 - 16:30

    Venue: The Core, Science Central

  • Human Nutrition Research Centre Research Day

    Join us and find out about the research taking place in the Human Nutrition Research Centre.

    Date/Time: 26 October, 10:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Research Beehive, Newcastle University

  • Fuse QRM Healthy Ageing Research Programme Loneliness and social isolation

    Ageing and social isolation

    Date/Time: 5 October 2016, 12:00 - 16:00

    Venue: The Core, Science Central

  • Creative Arts and Research Matters

    How researchers and artists from Newcastle University teamed up to collaborate on projects and make positive links with science and the arts.

    Date/Time: 20 Sept 2016, 10:30 - 14:00

    Venue: The Core, Science Central

  • “Spotlight on India – Networking event on Sustainable Development Research in India”

    Date/Time: 12 October 2016, 13:00 - 14:00

  • Patient and Public Involvement Event

    Date/Time: 01/08/2016

    Venue: Great North Museum Hancock - Exhibition Room 1 Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4PT

  • A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor; trials in rehabilitation research

    NUIA are delighted to host a seminar featuring Avril Drummond, Professor of Healthcare Research and Director of Research in the School of Health Sciences, University of Nottingham

    Date/Time: 12th March, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Great Gable Seminar Room, Campus for Ageing and Vitality