Staying socially engaged keeps us snappy

In a new report released by the

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From pollution to caffeine intake - Imperial researcher reveals dementia risks

Professor Kaarin Anstey, and Dr Ruth Peters (formerly of Imperial College London) and who is now a key researcher for the newly emerging International Resear

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Sexual orientation poses no risk to mental health

A study led by the Centre for Research on Ageing, Health & Wellbeing (CRAHW) has challenged a common perception th

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CRAHW PhD Student wins award for dementia research

PhD student, Mitchell McMaster, has won the 2017 Phyllis Montgomerie Commonwealth Award from the Royal Commonwealth Society (ACT).  The award is for his work

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Award for inspirational new researcher

Congratulations to Dr Sarang Kim who has received the Hazel Hawke Research Grant in Dementia Care from the Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation

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ANU to host new Centre of Research Excellence

CRAHW and DCRC-EDP Director, Professor Kaarin Anstey, has won $2.5 million in the latest NHMRC funding round to host a new Centre of Research Excellence on C

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The Centre for Research on Ageing, Health & Wellbeing (CRAHW) was established in 2012.  It is a research intensive centre located within the Research School of Population Health (RSPH) at The Australian National University (ANU).

CRAHW aims to optimise the wellbeing of individuals and communities through the life course by conducting innovative and translational research and contributing to public policy.  We work in methodological and theoretical traditions drawn from psychology, sociology and epidemiology that focus on adult development and ageing.

The Centre has particular expertise in cognitive ageing and dementia, psychiatric epidemiology, neuroimaging, social gerontology, and healthy ageing. Our work involves conducting and analysing large-scale epidemiological studies as well as intervention studies. 

CRAHW hosts a node of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), an NHMRC Dementia Collaborative Research Centre – Early Diagnosis and Prevention (DCRC-EDP), and the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Cognitive Health.  

Our research, education and learning is supported by the skills and expertise of our academic faculty, visitors and adjunct members, students and professional staff.

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Updated:  22 October 2017/Responsible Officer:  Director/Page Contact:  Business Manager