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BSG 2018

47th Annual Conference

The University of Manchester
4 – 6 July 2018

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Latest News & Events
Dr Deborah Morgan, Chair of BSG's Emerging Researchers in Ageing group becomes the European Regional Representative for the IAG-CSO.

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16 March 2018 - 17 March 2018
National Conference, De Vere W1 Conference Centre, London

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The Award of Fellow is conferred by the Council of the Academy of Social Sciences on Professor Alison Bowes, Dean of Faculty, University of Scotland.

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02 March 2018
National Conference, De Vere W1 Conference Centre, London

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The Academy of Social Sciences has conferred the award of Fellow on 84 leading social scientists.

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01 May 2018 - 03 May 2018
National Conference, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

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In these days following the UK decision to leave the European Union, no doubt we may all have wondered what will be the implications for the development of social science research on ageing.

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02 March 2018 - 03 March 2018
National Conference, De Vere W1 Conference Centre, London

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Today, Ageing Better announces a new partnership with the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation’s Transitions in Later Life programme to develop and test ways to help people improve the way they manage major life changes, to help them experience longer and happier lives.

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26 April 2018 - 27 April 2018
Course, Peffermill Playing Fields, The University of Edinburgh

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Congratulations are due to our President Elect, Professor Debora Price, who has been accepted as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

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05 February 2018 - 06 February 2018
National Conference, De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

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BSG Blog: Ageing Issues
What do the Paradise Papers tell us about capitalism, globalization and ageing?
Nov 2017
On the 5th November the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released a trove of over 13.4 million leaked documents …

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Reversing retirement
Nov 2017
It is surprisingly common for retirees to reverse their retirement: New research from a cross-research council funded consortium led by Professor Karen Glaser at King’s College London suggests that up to one quarter of Britons have been “unretiring” in recent years. However, not everybody has the same opportunities to unretire: those who are already well-favoured may find it easier to supplement their pension income with paid work in retirement. In this blog post, Dr. Loretta Platts, lead author of this paper, explains more.

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BSG and devolution: why now?
Oct 2017
I joined the BSG Executive Committee in July, and agreed to take on the new remit of Devolved Nations.  I …

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