Wednesday, 14 November 2007

DIS research featured at Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America

Peter Bath will be attending the 60th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America from 16-20th November in San Francisco.

Research from the following research students will be presented at the conference: Haris Stavroulakis will be presenting a poster of his work on "Exploring the Information Needs and Information Behaviours of Young Women in Relation to Osteoporosis: A Qualitative Approach"; Juliet Harland's poster on "Making Sense of Dementia: Exploring the Different Ways in Which People With Dementia and Their Carers Use Information" will be presented and Chih-Ping (Lucia) Li will present a poster on her research on "Comparing Quality of Life Among Elderly People in the UK and Taiwan". In addition, one of Peter's former PhD students, Kyeung mi Oh, will be presenting a poster of her research entitled "Evaluation of a Nurse-led Rapid Response Service for Older People".

Abstracts of these posters will be poublished in the leading US social gerontology journal, The Gerontologist.

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