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Research Updates for Professionals

This quarterly newsletter is developed specifically for researchers and clinicians

 

 

Policy on Supporting Research

The ASI is committed to supporting research that can accelerate finding new ways to diagnose and treat dementia effectively, that has relevance, meaning and impact on how people with dementia and their carers can live better quality lives, and that can potentially discover ways to prevent dementia.

For more information on our policy on supporting research, please click HERE 

Research Funding Calls

Open Funding Calls

There are no open funding calls at this time.

Closed Funding Calls (for reference only)

1. Irish Research Council New Foundations Scheme (Strand One) 2020

The ASI are looking for Research Partners for Strand One of this scheme. This supports small, discrete collaborative projects between postdoctoral or more experienced researchers and a community/voluntary organisation or NGO. Researchers are required to submit applications with an endorsement by the NGO/voluntary organisation.

We would be delighted to work with prospective applicants with the view to endorsing applications on the following broad range of subjects

• Impact of  COVID-19 on people living with dementia,
• Addressing care needs and quality of life for those affected by dementia,
• Carer supports and needs,
• Experiences and needs of minority groups in relation to dementia,
• Integration of research into care,
• Supporting people with dementia/ carers to be involved in research

The funding is up to €12,000 over a maximum of nine months and is provided by the Irish Research Council. The deadline for applications to the Irish Research Council is 20/10/2020.

Applications should have a good standard of PPI. We are happy to discuss this with you and help arrange for PPI Contributors to work with you.

More information about the New Foundations Scheme is available HERE .

Please contact bernadette.rock@alzheimer.ie if you are interested in applying.

 

2. Irish Research Council New Foundations Scheme (Strand One) 2019

The Irish Research Council (IRC) New Foundations Scheme supports eligible researchers who intend to pursue research within and across a diversity of disciplines. ASI are looking for Research Partners for Strand One of this scheme. This supports small, discrete collaborative projects between postdoctoral or more experienced researchers and a community/voluntary organisation or NGO. Researchers are required to submit applications with an endorsement by the NGO/voluntary organisation.

We would be delighted to work with prospective applicants with the view to endorsing applications on the following subjects

    • Community-based supports/services
    • Psycho-social interventions
    • Prevention
    • Diagnosis
    • Downs Syndrome and dementia
    • Caregiving
    • Technology
    • Addressing loneliness in people living with dementia

The funding is up to €12,000 over a maximum of nine months and is provided by the Irish Research Council. The deadline for applications to the Irish Research Council is 2/12/2019.

More information about the New Foundations Scheme is available HERE

3. HRCI/HRB Joint Funding Scheme 2020

ASI is pleased to announce its participation in the Joint Funding Scheme 2020 between the Health Research Board and Health Research Charities Ireland. We are inviting applications based around community based supports/services/engagement of up to two years duration to a maximum of €80,000 per annum.

ASI Invitation to Tender & guidance notes CLICK HERE

Pre-Application Form CLICK HERE

 

4. A Case for Dementia in the Chronic Disease Management Programme

The primary objective of this proposed policy paper is to explore the case for including dementia in the CDMP, specifically, how this process could be developed and an in-depth understanding of what would be entailed in this process, what it would mean for people diagnosed with dementia, their carers and health care professionals (HCPs).

● Chronic Disease Programme Invitation to Tender & guidance notes CLICK HERE

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