Paul Carding
Director, OxINMAHR

Paul Carding is Professor and Director of the Oxford Institute of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Research (OxINMAHR). OxINMAHR is the only research institute in the UK which brings together world-leading researchers from Nursing. Midwifery and Allied Health. The Institute comprises 3 Research Centres and 14 Research Groups and is focused on producing high quality research which aligns with  National Health Service, National Institute of Health Research, government and international health and social care priorities.

Paul is also Senior Research Fellow at University College London (UK) and holds Honorary Professor roles at both Newcastle University (UK) and Australian National Catholic University. Paul’s research encompasses many aspects of multi-disciplinary and complex clinical practice and has included significant collaborations with colleagues in surgery, psychology, nursing, dietetics, neurology, oncology, gerontology and palliative care. Paul has secured over £4 million in nationally funded research including grants from NIHR, MRC and The Wellcome Trust. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles, 3 books and 9 book chapters and has supervised over 20 PhD and MPhil students to completion.

Speaker sessions


13:30 - 14:30

Ageing Society

Sponsored by Oxford Brookes

Union Hall

The ageing population is creating opportunities and challenges for business and society across the industrialised world. Older consumers have significant buying power and yet products and services often ignore their needs and preferences. Older workers bring invaluable skills and experience yet unsuitable working environments and practices hamper their contribution. Older people have complex health and social care needs yet our services rarely address these needs.  .

Ageing populations will create new demands for technologies, products and services. We have an obligation to address these demands and help our older citizens lead fulfilled lives and continue to contribute to society and the economy. In this session discover how businesses can respond to these opportunities and the contribution our universities are making to support them.

Speakers: Steven Chance – Oxford Brain Diagnostics, Helen Dawes – OxCATTs and Tim Jones – Oxford Brookes University

Chaired by Paul Carding – OxINMAHR

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