News - Archive
New CADR Posts
19th March, 2020
A variety of posts available - Come and join our team!
Steering Group Members Needed for Immediate Start
27th November, 2019
The Active Building Centre is a project within Centre for Innovative Ageing supported by CADR which aims to examine the impact of Active Build homes on older people who move into them.
Summary of CADR Conference 2019
21st October, 2019
Annual Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research Conference (CADR) O'r hafod i'r hendre: The ups and downs of rural ageing Tuesday 1st October 2019
Upholding Human Rights for people living with dementia in care homes; new Cardiff University research
11th October, 2019
Would you like to contribute to important research that explores human rights for people living with dementia in care homes?
'Framing Age' - Photo competition
8th October, 2019
To enter send us your images capturing different aspects of ageing using the #cadrconf19
Meet the Street!
11th September, 2019
Do you want to take part in a choir television series?
Steering Group for Older Welsh speakers in care
13th August, 2019
A PhD project, based at the Centre for Innovative Ageing and funded through the Wales School for Social Care Research, is researching the experience and needs of older Welsh speakers in care.
A very special day
26th July, 2019
Bangor University recently awarded Chris Roberts, a person living with dementia, a Bangor University Honorary Fellowship for Services to Research, Health and Social Care Practice in the Field of Dementia.
Julie Morgan AM visits Aberavon care centre
24th July, 2019
Swn-y-Mor care centre in Aberavon have been part of a group shaping new draft Best Practice guidance documents to support care home residents’ nutrition.
CADR Annual Report 2018 -2019
18th July, 2019
Our 2018-19 Annual Report, highlighting research activity across the year, is now available.
CADR June Newsletter
2nd July, 2019
Our latest newsletter is now available online
Julie Morgan AM Visit to CADR Swansea
10th May, 2019
CADR were delighted to welcome Julie Morgan AM, Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services, when she visited CADR on 1st May 2019
Vanessa Burholt appointed as Senior Research Leader
4th April, 2019
CADR's Professor Vanessa Burholt has been appointed as one of Health and Care Research Wales' Senior Research Leaders
2nd April, 2019
Using creative activities to increase awareness of possibilities within dementia care
Professor Gill Windle
11th March, 2019
Golden touch of a researcher who has brought in over £11m in research funding
Assessing the value of dementia support groups
16th January, 2019
New ageing and dementia research at Bangor University will soon be underway, with a team from the Bangor Institute of Health and Medical Research in the School of Health Sciences being the only university in Wales to be awarded funding as part of the ESRC-NIHR Dementia Research Initiative 2018.
Living Longer, Working Longer Roadshows
30th November, 2018
Dr Martin Hyde summarises his findings after the Living Longer Working Longer roadshows held in October
Research Curator on Loneliness for pilot project for Social Care Wales
28th November, 2018
A new initiative to help people in Wales access research on topics related to social care. The research is chosen or ‘curated’ by people who have professional experience of research in the topic area. This piece is on loneliness
CADR Annual Report 2017 - 2018
4th September, 2018
Our 2017-18 Annual Report, highlighting research activity across the year, is now available.
TEDx Talk on Loneliness
31st July, 2018
Our Dr Deb Morgan gave a fantastic TEDx talk - come and see the video
Dr Martin Hyde becomes a fellow of the Gerontology Society of America
3rd July, 2018
CADR's Dr Martin Hyde has been accepted as one of the newest fellows of the Gerontology Society of America – an acknowledgement of outstanding and continuing work in gerontology.
Staying on my Feet – a new Falls Prevention Guide
21st June, 2018
Following a series of network events with care homes across Wales, My Home Life Cymru has produced a new best practice guide to falls prevention in care homes.
Bangor Researchers involved in ground-breaking TV documentary
23rd May, 2018
“The Toddlers who Took on Dementia” is a BBC Wales documentary that explores what happens when nursery children come together with people living with Dementia.
CADR to test new National Standards for Public Involvement in Research
20th March, 2018
Along with the Wales School for Social Care Research, CADR has been chosen as one of ten UK test-bed sites for the new National Standards for Public Involvement in Research.
CADR Annual Report 2016-17
25th October, 2017
Our 2016-17 Annual Report, highlighting research activity across the year, is now available.
New tool will help older people to rate their community
28th March, 2017
Researchers at Swansea University have created a simple survey tool which can help older people to rate their community and could be used to plan future residential neighbourhoods that are friendly for all age groups and have a positive impact on health and wellbeing.
Dementia warning: People urged to live healthier lives
10th February, 2017
A campaign aimed at reducing people's risk of developing dementia by 60% is to be launched by the Welsh Government.