Faculty of Medical Sciences

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Ageing well in Newcastle: a celebration of a research active city

To mark public participation in Newcastle ageing research, we will be holding an event to showcase some of the ageing cohort studies which have taken place here, specifically the 85+ Study, CFAS and the Thousand Families study.

Date/Time: 1st November 2016, 11:00 - 15:30

Venue: Great Hall, Discovery Museum

Newcastle upon Tyne has an international reputation for ageing research which dates back to researchers at Newcastle University in the 1970s.  Since, the city has celebrated some significant research breakthroughs and is home to a globally recognised Institute for Ageing and the National Institute for Health Research’s Biomedical Research Centre in Ageing and Chronic Diseases.

None of this research would have been possible without the involvement of patients and members of the public. From the participants recruited to the Thousand Families Study and the 85+ Study, to public and patients playing their part in the ongoing studies that take place for a wealth of health and social research at Newcastle University and the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals and Northumbria NHS Foundation Trust today; our reputation for outstanding age related research is made significantly richer with public involvement.

To mark ageing research in Newcastle, we will be holding an event for study participants the general public. We invite all to join us in celebrating the impact that you have all made in shaping our understanding of health, social and clinical care. 

The Draft Programme is now available and will be updated as necessary.

This event is free however registration is essential.