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BSG Annual Conference 2017

Swansea University

Wednesday 5th - Friday 7th July 2017

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

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05 July 2017 - 07 July 2017
National Conference, Centre for Innovative Ageing, Swansea University

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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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04 July 2017 - 05 July 2017
National Conference, Centre for Innovative Ageing, Swansea University

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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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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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The International Longevity Centre – UK has launched the European Adult Immunisation Hub, www.adultimmunisation.eu/, made possible through the support of Pfizer. The ILC-UK will also be holding editorial board meetings for the website on 1st March in London, and 11th March in Brussels.

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The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology is edited by Professor Julia Twigg (University of Kent) and Dr Wendy Martin (Brunel University London).

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BSG Blog: Ageing Issues
Look lively: using objects to reflect a long life
Feb 2017
At some point in our lives, we’ve probably all discussed the objects we would save if our house was on …

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Downsizing: should financial incentives be offered to “the elderly” to downsize?
Feb 2017
A government White Paper published today indicates (on p63) that the government will be exploring ways to encourage older people …

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How might shopping contribute to healthy ageing?
Feb 2017
Shopping is unique in being an instrumental activity that is both essential and potentially involves key areas associated with successful …

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