About the ARK Ageing Programme


The ARK Ageing Programme is a resource within ARK to support engagement between the age and academic sectors. We do this by encouraging and facilitating the production of research that will support lobbying and advocacy, and the sophisticated use of information and evidence by the age sector. In addition, we aim to embed ageing research within Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University.

The programme was initially funded by The Atlantic Philanthropies, as well as Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University, and started in October 2013.

Members of the Programme team are based across both universities, and the activities are coordinated by:

An external evaluation process ran from 2013 to 2016.

To find out more about our work, please have a look through this website, or get in touch.  If you would like to join our mailing list, please contact us.