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Developing sensitive measures for older driver-safety
Professor Kaarin Anstey awarded a Road Safety Innovation fund grant to identify measures to detect real-time driver-safety decline for people with early-stage dementia
Global collaboration to explore pollution and dementia risk
Institute investigators led by Professor Ester Cerin have been awarded a collaborative grant from the joint UK-NHMRC Built Environment and Prevention Research Scheme to explore the impact of the environment and pollution on cognitive health
Sensory loss adds to distress for family of people with dementia
New research published by UNSW Ageing Futures Institute researchers highlights the need for better assessment and treatment of sensory disabilities in people living with dementia, particularly those with neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia
ARC Linkage Grant to explore older drivers’ use of technology
Scientia Professor Kaarin Anstey, Director of the UNSW Ageing Futures Institute and a team of researchers and industry colleagues have been awarded an Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant of $682,000 over three years to investigate how cognitive changes can impact older drivers' use of assistive technology in vehicles.
Top honour awarded to Institute Director
Professor Kaarin Anstey is one of three UNSW researchers to be awarded an Australian Laureate Fellowship to tackle the challenges and opportunities of an ageing population.
The relationship between Air Pollution and Dementia
Research lead by Institute investigator, Dr Ruth Peters, has found a clear link between air pollution and an increased risk of developing dementia later in life.
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