Prof Kate Irving
Kate Irving is currently working in Dublin City University, where she is Professor of Clinical Nursing, a joint appointment between DCU and the CHO9. She completed her PhD in 2001 at Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia. This thesis was entitled: Case studies in restraint use. Kate has a significant leadership role Irish dementia policy development and successfully led the national Dementia training initiative: Dementia Skills Elevator, aiming to develop dementia skills capacity in services and communities. Kate has led several European research consortiums in dementia prevention and approaches to care and support. Kate currently teaches the research dissertation module on the Masters in Nursing and Healthcare practice.