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The British Society of Gerontology provides a multidisciplinary forum for researchers and other individuals interested in the situations of older people, and in how knowledge about ageing and later life can be enhanced and improved. BSG is a registered charitable company and is the professional organisation representing gerontologists in Britain.
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Jun 2021
Population ageing and urbanisation: Interdisciplinary perspectives on ‘ageing in place’ in cities
Understanding the relationship between population ageing and urban change is now a major issue for public policy and research. The …

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Jun 2021
You Can Only Pass Go With A Digital Pass
Marston, H.R1,2, Morgan, D.J2,1, Wilson, G3, & Gates, J3 1Health and Wellbeing Strategic Research Area, Faculty of Wellbeing, Education, Languages, …

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Jun 2021
Freedom is coming Dating Apps, Social Connections, Cheeky Snogs & Nooky
Marston, H.R1,2, Morgan, D.J2,1 1Health and Wellbeing Strategic Research Area, Faculty of Wellbeing, Education, Languages, The Open University, Milton Keynes, …

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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?

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Ageing: the bigger picture
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29 April 2021
Free image library seeks to combat harmful stereotypes of older people
09 March 2021
BSG members Lung Theatre spoke with about a video project they are running, with people born in the 1920s.
08 March 2021
The Healthy Ageing Challenge Community of Practice is a learning community that brings together organisations.....
23 February 2021
The special issue marks the rapid progress made in this field over the past decade, both in terms of mechanistic understanding and translational approaches that are poised to have clinical impact on age-related diseases.
23 February 2021
The producing team at a theatre company called LUNG wanted to reach out to you about a small, digital project they're running, to see if you and some of the people you work with might be interested in getting involved. We are specifically looking for people who were born in the 1920s.
16 February 2021
BSG is delighted that Alison Shaw, Chief Executive of Bristol University Press, has been conferred the award of Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.
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