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BSG 2018

47th Annual Conference

The University of Manchester
4 – 6 July 2018

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British Geriatrics Society, GB This recognises an essay related to ageing or old age, from a medical, biological or sociological point of view. Prizes are worth between £250 and £450.

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08 March 2018 - 09 March 2018
One Day Event, Kingsgate Community Centre, 107 Kingsgate Road, London, NW6 2JH

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The British Society of Gerontology (BSG) has welcomed the opportunity to contribute to the World Health Organisation Consultation on the Draft Impact Framework: 13th General Programme of Work 2019-2023 (GPW 13).

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DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15, 2018 The Executive Committee of Research Committee 11 (Sociology of Aging) of the International Sociological Association announces a competition for a conference participation award for best original research paper by an emerging scholar for presentation at the 2018 World Congress of Sociology 15-21 July, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. Emerging scholars include graduate students currently completing a PhD degree, and recent (five years or less) recipients of a PhD in sociology, or a related discipline, with aging or life course as a focus. Post-doctoral scholars are eligible to apply. Co-authored papers are permitted if the applicant is first author. Published work (equivalent of a ‘paper’ i.e. article or chapter) is acceptable if published in 2017 or later. Applicants do not need to be RC11 members, but receipt of the award is conditional on membership i.e. successful applicants are expected to join RC11.

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18 October 2018 - 20 October 2018
International Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Professor Alan Walker celebrates 40 years working in the fields of sociology and social gerontology.

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30 May 2018
One Day Event, The Royal Society of Medicine

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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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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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14 May 2018 - 18 May 2018
International Conference, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ

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BSG Blog: Ageing Issues
Final reminder: Abstract deadline (24th January) for the 47th Annual Conference of the British Society of Gerontology, Manchester, 4th – 6th July 2018
Jan 2018
Present a paper, poster or symposium at the 47th Annual Conference of the British Society of Gerontology in Manchester, UK, 4th …

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Why are some working in their 60s, and is it good for their well-being?
Jan 2018
Pension ages in the UK are rising from the traditional 65 for men and 60 for women, as people live …

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Past, Present and Future; Supporting Novice Researchers
Jan 2018
This blog discusses a BSG funded small event held on the 31st of August 2017 within the School of Health, …

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