NRS Ageing Specialty Group Conference

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Living well through ageing: cross disciplinary perspectives
March 30, 2017
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh


12.00 noon, Arrival, lunch and poster session

Session 1, Chair:  Professor Brendan McCormack, Queen Margaret University

 1.00 pm, Welcome and Introduction, Dr Susan Shenkin, Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, NRS Ageing Portfolio Update, Ms Sharon Southern, NRS Portfolio Performance Manager

1.15 pm, The HAGIS (Healthy Ageing in Scotland) Project, Professor David Bell, Professor of Economics, University of Stirling , Dr Elaine Douglas, Research Fellow, University of Stirling

1.45 pm, The Intervention Factory, Dr Ria Vaportzis, Research Associate, Heriot-Watt University

2.15 pm,  Tea (with opportunity to view posters)

Session 2 , Chair: Dr Susan Shenkin, University of Edinburgh

2.45pm, What about palliative care for people with major stroke? A mixed method, longitudinal study of outcomes and experiences, Professor Scott Murray, St Columba’s Hospice Chair of Primary Palliative Care, Dr Marilyn Kendall, Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh

3.15 pm, 5 minute wonders: Chair: Professor Phyo Myint

4.00 pm, Advancing person-centred research with older people, Professor Brendan McCormack, Head of Division of Nursing and colleagues, Queen Margaret University

4.30 pm,  Evaluation, Poster and Oral Presentation Prizes, Closing comments