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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.
Webinar - the Human Rights of Older People
The UNSW Ageing Futures Institute hosted a webinar on 11 June 2020 to discuss the human rights of older adults in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic and other crises.
NHMRC Funding Successes
Congratulations to Institute Investigators, Associate Professor Kim Delbaere and Scientia Professor Perminder Sachdev, who were awarded National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator Grants in the recent Government funding announcement.
Ageing and aged care through a human rights lens
UNSW Ageing Futures Institute Associate Investigator, Professor Andrew Byrnes, has recently published his call for a comprehensive human rights-based approach to address the significant challenges for aged care in Australia.
UNSW Ageing Futures Institute 2020 Seed grants awarded
Following a robust application and review process, eight new Seed Funding Grants have been awarded to UNSW Ageing Futures Institute members.
How our Institute investigators are responding to COVID-19
Several UNSW Ageing Futures Institute investigators are contributing their expertise to the pandemic response.