The Ageing Mind Initiative is pleased to have strong links with the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) here at the University of Queensland. The ISSR is becoming the major centre for social science research in Australia, and has particular expertise in methodological and statistical paradigms, especially with respect to managing large databases. As large databases of normal and clinical samples are explored by researchers connected to the Ageing Mind Initiative, such expertise will be invaluable.

The ISSR and the Ageing Mind Initiative hope to present several joint workshops and seminars in the coming year. Some of these will be particularly aimed at new investigators.