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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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05 March 2018 - 06 March 2018
National Conference, De Vere West One, 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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15 March 2018 - 16 March 2018
One Day Event, Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, 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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14 March 2018 - 15 March 2025
National Conference, Church House, Westminster, London

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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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16 March 2018 - 17 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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02 March 2018
National Conference, De Vere W1 Conference Centre, London

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

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BSG Blog: Ageing Issues
A dose of realism – Achieving continence for care home residents living with dementia
Dec 2017
Incontinence, particularly faecal incontinence (FI) is distressing, humiliating and potentially stigmatising for any adult and managing another adult’s excrement can …

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Day centres for older people: not outdated, but highly policy-relevant services
Dec 2017
by Katharine Orellana at the Institute of Gerontology and Social Care Workforce Research Unit at King’s College London. This blog …

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Very pleased to meet you, NICOLA: understanding ageing in Northern Ireland
Dec 2017
Monday 27 November 2017 marked a new beginning for gerontology in Northern Ireland, with the launch of key findings from …

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