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Ageing Research at King’s (ARK), Aging2.0 and Zinc are excited to sponsor this conversation on research and innovation with Lynne Corner, George MacGinnis and Christina Victor as the UKRI Healthy Ageing Catalyst Awards kick off their call for applications.
This event explores the acceleration of innovation, funding and collaboration in research that addresses the biggest challenges and opportunities in healthy ageing. Hear about how experimentation and partnership with industry are opening up new routes to impact and opportunities for academics aiming to translate their research.
Join us and discover more about the healthy ageing sector. (Click below to register for the event via Aging2.0 if you have not registered with directly via Zinc)
Lynne Corner, Director of VOICE and Director of Engagement at the Newcastle University Institute for Ageing and Faculty of Medical Sciences
Christina Victor, Professor of Gerontology and Public Health at Brunel
George MacGinnis, Challenge Director for Healthy Ageing, UK Research and Innovation
Richard Siow, Director of Ageing Research at King’s College London
Eric Kihlstrom, UK Ambassador for Aging2.0
Diane Morgan, Talent Director at Zinc VC
UKRI Healthy Ageing Catalyst Awards
The UKRI Healthy Ageing Catalyst Awards are seeking bold new ideas to translate and accelerate the impact of research into later life. A collaborative, non-traditional funding opportunity, the Awards offer £62,500 (100% fEC) alongside a co-creation application process and programme of support from Zinc.
Applications are encouraged from UK-based researchers who are connected with a university or eligible research institution, including early career researchers and those in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Sign up for a Prototyping Problems Workshop in January 2021 to begin your innovation journey.
Website: Zinc VC Catalyst Page
Director, ISCF Healthy Ageing
Director of VOICE Global and Director of Engagement, Faculty of Medical Sciences
Director of Research Institute - IHME / Vice Dean Research
Dr Lynne Corner is Director of Engagement, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University. She leads for Voice North - a large organisation established to harness the insights and experience of the public for research and innovation. She also leads for Patient Involvement for the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre and is a member of INVOLVE.
She is a social geronotologist with over 20 years research experience. She has a particular interest in involving the public in research on ageing, health and demographic change and how research can be translated for societal and economic impact and benefit. She also specialises in dementia research and in technologies for an ageing population and is interested in assessment of well-being and service evaluation. She is a member of the SiDE (Social Inclusion through the Digital economy) team - a major EPSRC funded project based at Newcastle University - and also the Livewell team. Dr Corner also directs the NE Dementia Innovation Hub and chairs the NE Dementia Alliance - a stakeholder group established by the Department of Health to support the effective implementation of the National Dementia Strategy in the North East.
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