Research for a Better Age - A SPARC Dissemination Event in Penzance
10 August 2007
11.15 Registration and Refreshments
11.40 Welcome and Introduction to SPARC. Dr Richard Faragher, SPARC director and University of Brighton
11.50 The ageing immune system: Emerging challenges for an ageing population. Dr Donald Palmer, Royal Veterinary College
13.30 Therapeutic strategies to boost the ageing immune system . Dr Sian Henson, University College London .
14.10 Travel Independence in Car Dependent Times: an exploration into how technology might help older drivers meet their travel and driving needs. Dr Charles Musslewhite, University of the West of England .
14.50 Final Comments and discussion, Dr Lorna Layward, Help the Aged
Note: the presenters will include a short time for discussion and will be available for longer discussion at the end of the morning and afternoon sessions
You can find some of the presentations of the workshop to download here.