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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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Mar 2020
Covid-19: Statement from the President and Members of the National Executive Committee of the British Society of Gerontology
A pdf of this statement can be downloaded from the British Society of Gerontology website The British Society of Gerontology …

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Mar 2020
Arts & Aging Day Canada 2020 – an interview with BSG Creative Ageing SIG representative: Kate Dupuis
This interview is with Kate Dupuis, Canadian Representative & NEW Blog Editor of the Creative Ageing SIG. Kate spoke to …

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Mar 2020
COVID-19 vs Social Isolation: the Impact Technology can have on Communities, Social Connections and Citizens
Hannah R. Marston1, Charles Musselwhite2, & Robin Hadley3 1Health and Wellbeing Priority Research Area, The Open University, Milton Keynes. Hannah.Marston@open.ac.uk …

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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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20 March 2020
British Society of Gerontology calls on Government to reject policy responses to COVID-19 based only on chronological age
14 January 2020
Have you used any of the Kings Fund Environmental Assessment tools? If so we would be grateful for your help in reviewing them by completing an online survey.
17 December 2019
Recently published book:Sickness in the Workhouse: Poor Law Medical Care in Provincial England, 1834-1914
17 December 2019
Stephen Brotherton, who completed his MA in Gerontology at Keele University under the supervision of Professor Miriam Bernard is looking to write a book and do a PhD on changing social histories linked to his mom and dad.
20 October 2019
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Health Foundation partner to support a new UK Centre to enhance the use of research evidence in adult social care
20 October 2019
BSG have a new page on the website aiming to showcase centres of excellence in social and behavioural research into ageing and ageing populations across the UK. These include Research Institutes, Research Centres, and Research Groups. The web-page is open to the public.
Jobs
Deadline: 04 May 2020
Centre for International Research on Care, Labour and Equalities (CIRCLE) at the University of Sheffield.
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