Institute for Ageing


  • Showcasing the region’s strengths in Boston

    A US trade mission built around the North East’s expertise in ageing, nutrition, digital, science and tech heads to Boston to build strategic partnerships and show the region as a place to invest.

    published on: 4 December 2018

  • £16 million European collaboration paves the way for new research into health and social care for neurodegenerative diseases.

    UK Funders, including Alzheimer’s Society, have united with 15 countries across Europe, Australia and Canada to support international research collaborations into diseases of the brain, including those that cause dementia.

    published on: 30 November 2018

  • Engaging the public through film

    The Newcastle University Institute for Ageing recently held the inaugural Ageing Film Festival from Monday 5th – Wednesday 7th November at The Tyneside Cinema.

    published on: 14 November 2018

  • Technologies in Dementia Care

    The event hosted by the Newcastle University Institute for Ageing and the National Innovation Centre for Ageing took place on 24th October at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

    published on: 2 November 2018

  • Newcastle University Ageing Film Festival 2018

    We're pleased to share details of the inaugural Newcastle University Ageing Film Festival, which will take place across three nights in November

    published on: 3 October 2018

  • Improving Dementia Care - interview with Professor Louise Robinson

    In an interview with The Elder Magazine, Director of the Newcastle University Institute for Ageing, Professor Louise Robinson, discusses research into the 'postcode lottery' of post-diagnostic care for people with dementia.

    published on: 13 September 2018

  • Ageing exhibition launches this month

    A collaborative exhibition from the National Innovation Centre for Ageing and The Age of No Retirement, as part of The Great Exhibition of the North, at The Witham Art Gallery, Barnard Castle, September 4th – October 6th 2018

    published on: 3 September 2018