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Feb 2019
Bursary holders look back on BSG 2018
“Last year there was significant doubt as to whether I would be able to attend the annual conference because of …

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Jan 2019
Introducing #GeroTwitter
Anyone who knows me knows that I love Twitter. The people, journals and organisations that I follow send me links …

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Dec 2018
Pathways to Impact: From Research into Policy, Practice and Interventions, Nov.30th 2018 Introduction On Friday, Nov. 30th, over 50 BSG …

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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
06 February 2019
Dr Martin Hyde has created the #GeroTwitter hashtag for anyone who uses Twitter and is interested in sharing information, opportunities, asking questions, etc. about ageing.
06 February 2019
British Society of Gerontology members receive reduced registration rates at Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) Annual Conference.
16 January 2019
For 2019, AGEING BITES is bring re-launched using a new format.
16 January 2019
If the answer is yes, then we would like to invite you to complete our short, online survey about whether and if there is ‘a best time’ for a person with dementia to move to a care home.
04 December 2018
The British Society for Gerontology Ageing, Reproduction and Sexualities Special Interest Group invite abstracts of oral presentations to contribute to their proposed symposium at the BSG Annual Conference in Liverpool 10-12 July: https://www.britishgerontology.org/events-and-courses/bsg-annual-conference.
04 December 2018
Research Priorities 2018/19 The strategic aim of the Abbeyfield Research Foundation’s is to drive forward the pursuit of robust peer-reviewed evidence to underpin progress and sustainable high standards in the promotion of quality of life and provision of care for older people, both within the scope of its founding parent charity and across the wider sector. The Abbeyfield Research Foundation will support research that: 1. Provides and/or implements evidence underpinning supported housing and care delivery. 2. Effectively crosses boundaries between organisations, services and professions Deadline for outline applications:Friday 11th January 2019, 5pm Further information can be found here: http://www.abbeyfieldresearchfoundation.org/articles/561/
Deadline: 15 March 2019
Division of Health Research, Lancaster University
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