"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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Positions Available: Study Coordinator and Project Officer Roles


Study Coordinator: Brain Health Clinical Research

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.

Policy & Practice Forum: Dementia Post-Diagnostic Supports


Hosted by Dementia Research Network Ireland (DRNI) and the National Dementia Office, this forum explored the current post-diagnostic landscape and practitioners discussed best practice in this area

Webinar: Clinical Research Landscape for Dementia in Ireland


DRNI hosted the final webinar in our Early Career Researcher Seminar Series - The Clinical Research Landscape for Dementia in Ireland. The webinar was delivered by Prof.

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