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Oct 2018
A new age of precarity for older workers in ‘secure’ jobs?
By Sarah Vickerstaff and David Lain We have heard much in the last few years about the growing experience of …

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Sep 2018
Can research make a difference in your care home?
September 18th 2018 Care home residents, relatives and care staff joined researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA) to …

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Sep 2018
CAN RESEARCH MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR CARE HOME?
Later this month (September), researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA) are planning to hold an interactive workshop for researchers, …

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Dr Paul Nash, Lecturer, Centre For Innovative Ageing at Swansea University talks about the importance of Gerontology

Gerontology: What is it and why is it important?

The 48th

BSG Annual Conference

10 - 12 July 2019
The University of Liverpool 

Registration open soon

Winning Photos from Photocrowd and the British Society of Gerontology

Ageing: the bigger picture
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10 October 2018
The forthcoming special issue - Creating Age-friendly Communities: Housing and Technology. This special issue will be published in the MDPI journal Healthcare.
05 October 2018
Abstract submission and registration is now open for the BSG Annual Conference 2109 in Liverpool
22 August 2018
Submission deadline: Tuesday 23 October 2018 Meeting date: Tuesday 20 November 2018 Prize: One year's membership of the Royal Society of Medicine
08 August 2018
The BSG and the Centre for Ageing Better have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on working together to enable stronger links between research, policy and practice. The two will collaborate on convening experts working on ageing, supporting researchers, policymakers and practitioners in achieving and measuring impact on the areas which matter to having a good later life.
08 August 2018
The Society is very happy to announce that the Archive of the British Society of Gerontology is now freely available via the Richard Burton Archive at Swansea University.
Jobs
Deadline: 31 December 2018
The Centre for innovative Ageing at Swansea University
Deadline: 31 August 2018
Nanyang Technical University
Deadline: 02 July 2018
Institute of Public Health in Ireland
Deadline: 02 July 2018
Institute of Public Health in Ireland
Deadline: 22 June 2018
Institute of Public Health in Ireland
Deadline: 16 April 2018
London College of Fashion, University of the Arts and Dementia Research Centre, Institute of Neurology, University College Lond