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Call for participants: Research study on music and dementia

Date posted: 12 April 2021

Participants of all ages, with and without a family history of dementia, are invited to take part in a study exploring how music can help people at risk of developing dementia. This study is being led by Dr. Catherine Jordan, Senior Atlantic Fellow, with a team of psychologists at the Global Brain Health Institute (Trinity College Dublin and University California San Francisco). Read More

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Stomping Out Loud! Music and the Brain

Date posted: 2 April 2021

Image shown: Stomping Out Loud! Music and the Brain, video still.

Stomping Out Loud! is a new video highlighting the impact of music on brain and mental health. The video is inspired by a UCC MSc Project led by Dr. Eva McMullan investigating the neurological effects of Musical Training in Children with Down Syndrome. Read More

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Emergence anthology celebrates the wisdom and resilience of ageing

Date posted: 1 April 2021

Image shown: Emergence anthology of poetry and prose.

Doctors caring for older people in Ireland have contributed their favourite poems and prose to a unique anthology celebrating the wisdom and resilience of ageing. Published against the backdrop of the current pandemic which has brought particular attention to this often marginalised group, ‘Emergence’ is an eclectic collection of the familiar and less familiar, contemporary and centuries old, in celebration of older people.
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Ciara’s Comic: New publication from the National Hearing Implant and Research Centre

Date posted: 25 March 2021

Image shown: Ciara's Comic, National Hearing Implant & Research Centre at Beaumont Hospital. Creator / Illustrator: Marie Denham. Text: Jennifer Robertson.

The National Hearing Implant & Research Centre at Beaumont Hospital has launched a publication aimed at children and teenagers. Ciara’s Comic was created and illustrated by Marie Denham, a staff nurse and artist, with text by Jennifer Robertson, a speech and language therapist at Beaumont Hospital.  Read More

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Launch of online version of ‘…the lives we live’ Grangegorman Public Art Book

Date posted: 13 March 2021

Image shown: ‘…the lives we live’ Grangegorman Public Art Book, artwork by Fergus Martin.

The Grangegorman Development Agency (GDA) was set up in 2006 to redevelop the grounds of St. Brendan’s Psychiatric Hospital into a new urban quarter for Dublin City, providing new facilities for the HSE, a new city campus for TU Dublin and new community amenities.  Read More

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