Advanced Care Research Centre

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News and events from the Advanced Care Research Centre



Blog - ACRC Academy: from ambition to reality

ACRC Academy students
Having been operating for just under a year, the ACRC hit another milestone this week as the first cohort of students were welcomed to the Academy. 

Blog - ACRC publishes second briefing paper

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'Emerging Findings: frailty and mortality during austerity'

Blog - ACRC publishes its first briefing paper

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‘Navigating blindfold in a blizzard: the invisibility of social care in routine data’

Blog - What is the AIM-CISC Project?

Older Couple walking hand in hand
Comms Officer Rob Mackie provides some detail on the AIM-CISC project, recently funded by NIHR. First posted 9th September.

Blog - First cohort joins the innovative ACRC Academy

Group of Students
Kate Morris, Project Manager for the Academy, tells us about the first cohort of PhD students and what the Academy expects to deliver. Posted by Kate Morris, 2nd September 2021.

Find out more about care in later life at our online launch

We will be holding an online launch for the Advanced Care Research Centre (ACRC) on Wednesday 3rd November, 9.30am-11.30am. There will also be satellite seminars on key topics in the afternoon and following days.

Blog - The Delphi Method: trying to get experts to agree on anything is a nightmare

delphi method
Kris McGill of the systematic review team explains what the Delphi Method is and how it is useful to researchers.

Blog - What is a systematic review and how do they help?

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Kris McGill and Stephen Malden explain what a systematic review is, how they are being approached and what key themes have come through as research questions for the ACRC research centre.

Blog - Putting people in later life at the heart of our research

Couple in Later life on Laptops
People in later life are at the heart of everything that we do at the ACRC and working closely with members of the public is an important part of making this happen.

Blog - What are the problems with ageing and how will the ACRC help?

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Our first blog post is from the Director of the Centre, Bruce Guthrie, and outlines the challenge posed by ageing and multimorbidity to health and social care, and the role of the ACRC in finding solutions.

University of Edinburgh projects to meet challenge of healthy ageing

Two University of Edinburgh projects have been awarded grants totalling over £3 million to meet the challenge of healthy ageing.

Launch of the ACRC

Medical professional speaking to couple in later life
In February 2020, ​​​​​​​The University of Edinburgh and Legal & General announced a major partnership to improve understanding of care in later life and to revolutionise how it is delivered.

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