Prof Louise Robinson

Louise Robinson
Director, Newcastle University Institute for Ageing and Professor of Primary Care and Ageing

Keynote speaker at 09.00 am on Friday 14th July 2017

As Director of the Newcastle University Institute for Ageing, Louise facilitates an interdisciplinary network of over 700 academics involved in the broad range of ageing research and innovation work at Newcastle.

As Professor of Primary Care and Ageing, Louise co-leads the Faculty of Medical Science Ageing, Health and Society Research Group and the Lifecourse, Development and Ageing research theme in the Institute of Health & Society(IHS). 

Her personal research programme is focused on Primary Care and Ageing and the well being of older people, especially those with dementia. Specific interests in dementia research include early intervention, end of life care and the role of assistive technologies. In 2012, she won a prestigious NIHR Translational Professorship to improve the quality of community care for people with dementia and their families.

She is also the lead for the Newcastle membership of the NIHR School for Primary Care Research (SPCR).