"Dementia Research Network Ireland (DRNI) seeks to improve our understanding of the causes and mechanisms of dementia and neurodegeneration, the effectiveness of different models of care and the policy changes required to improve the quality of life for persons with dementia and neurodegenerative conditions and their caregivers."

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Online Survey: Loneliness & Social Isolation During COVID-19


DRNI are collaborating on a global research project with researchers from the US, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, UK, Norway and the Netherlands who are undertaking a global survey on how people are

Researcher In Focus - Dr. Tobias Engel


This month's Researcher In Focus is Dr. Tobias Engel who is a Lecturer at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Dr.

12th International Dementia Conference (2nd & 3rd Nov)


The 12th International Dementia Conference (Transforming Care & Communities) will take place online, 2nd & 3rd Nov. This annual conference is well established as the leading annua

Webinar: Clinical Research Landscape for Dementia in Ireland


DRNI will be hosting the final webinar in our Early Career Researcher Seminar Series - The Clinical Research Landscape for Dementia in Ireland.

Network focus

DRNI, by supporting multidisciplinary collaborative research and knowledge exchange, is dedicated to the enhancement of the understanding of the causes and mechanisms of dementia and neurodegeneration, the effectiveness of different models of care and the policy changes required to improve the quality of life for persons with dementia and neurodegenerative conditions and their caregivers.

The network strives to:

  • mobilise and capitalise on existing strengths to build scientific capacity within the network to integrate research evidence into practice and influence policy-making in the area of dementia and neurodegeneration
  • enhance inter-disciplinary and inter-institutional research co-operation and co-ordination across the island of Ireland
  • develop relationships between academics, practitioners and representatives of government, industry and the community and voluntary sector within Ireland and internationally
  • address the research and policy challenges faced by the dementia and neurodegenerative research community