home
HOME  |   CONTACT  |   LOGIN
 
 
News
You are here: Home> Events, Jobs, News> News

News

To post a news item on the BSG "News" pages, please send the relevant information to: info@britishgerontology.org

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

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. read more ...

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

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. read more ...

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. read more ...

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

The winning image of Agnes is part of a larger series called Eyes as Big as Plates, which we are excited to announce is in the works to be published as a book later this year! The series is produced in collaboration with over fifty seniors from ten countries and has evolved into a continual search for modern human’s belonging to nature. read more ...

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. read more ...

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

BSG Averil Osborn Award Fund 2014 – 20th Anniversary Year. Applications are invited to the fund for small research projects involving older people. Deadline is 31st October 2014. read more ...

The BSG Outstanding Achievement Award 2014 goes to Professor Malcolm Johnson read more ...

New study on clothing and age by Professor Julia Twigg, University of Kent Special discount for members, 20% off : code GLR 1VF or flyer attached read more ...

Implementing 'Finch' - Workshop on Open Access The AcSS held a 2-day workshop on Open Access Publishing on 29th and 30th November. Click below to read the report from that meeting or go to the AcSS website for more information and further updates (link below). read more ...


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Ageing by Richard Ward, Ian Rivers and Mike Sutherland at discounted price of £19.99 read more ...

Project leads next decade of ageing research across Europe An ambitious project led by researchers at the University of Sheffield is set to tackle the grand challenge of Europe's ageing population over the next 10 years. The FUTURAGE Road Map, created by a team led by Alan Walker, Professor of Social Policy and Social Gerontology in the Department of Sociological Studies, will provide the European research agenda for ageing over the next 10 years. read more ...

Cambridge Journals is delighted to offer BSG members a discounted subscription to the Canadian Journal on Aging / La Revue canadienne du vieillissement. read more ...

Call for Papers Special Issue of the Journal of Aging Studies Commemorating the work of Helena Znaniecka Lopata (1925- 2003) read more ...

The Global Social Initiative on Ageing (GSIA) is a new activity of the International Association of Gerontology (IAGG). Its mission is to foster collaborative, trans-national approaches to the creation and transfer of knowledge at the intersections of global trends and population ageing. read more ...