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Mar 2024
Apply for Zinc / Dunhill Medical Trust Innovation Fellowships in Healthy Ageing: Closing date 7th April 2024
Following the success of last year’s BSG Gerontologist in Residence Programme, Zinc and the Dunhill Medical Trust are delighted to launch a call …

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Feb 2024
Understanding the abuse of older LGBTQ+ people in domestic and institutional contexts
Forthcoming event: Understanding the abuse of older LGBTQ+ people in domestic and institutional contexts University of York, UK Friday 26th …

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Feb 2024
A critical reflection on ageing in place: Discussions on life, mortality and how we approach the ageing process.
Talking about ‘growing old’ is not a popular topic, talking about death even less so. But, most of us will …

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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?

Winning Photos from Photocrowd and the British Society of Gerontology

Ageing: the bigger picture
16 May 2024
The first issue of the Journal of Global Ageing is now out. All papers will be free to access until the end of July 2024.
02 May 2024
A team of researchers from The University of Manchester has spent the last 18 months examining how faith spaces in Greater Manchester support different groups of older people within their communities.
23 April 2024
We are delighted to confirm that the first issue of the Journal of Global Ageing will publish in May 2024.
27 March 2024
Re-launch of the BSG Scotland group via new Twitter/X account and mailing list.
26 February 2024
Established in 1994, the Averil Osborn Award seeks to promote and support work which enhances the participation and leadership of older people in research. Awards are made annually. The panel are seeking new panel members to join the current established team. We are also seeking a new Secretary to the Panel as the current Secretary is stepping down after serving since 2019.
30 January 2024
Gail Mountain has recently publshed a book "Occupational Therapy with Older People into the 21st centuy
Deadline: 31 May 2024
The Goethe University Frankfurt
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