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Jun 2019
Dementia & Multi-Species Caring: Current Practice & Future Possibilities
Since the word was first-used within modern day psychiatry to describe the abolition of the thinking faculty (Pinel 1806), we have …

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May 2019
Rebuilding educational gerontology – reasons to be slightly more cheerful
Google ‘older people’s education’ and up comes a Guardian headline with the answer – ‘neglected’. The NIACE report in question was …

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May 2019
Talking creative engagement and ageing: Interview with Cathy Bailey, Creative Ageing SIG mentor
In the run up to the BSG 2019 conference, where the Creative Ageing Special Interest Group will run our inaugural …

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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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19 June 2019
The British Society of Gerontology is working with older people's representative organisations through participation in the General Assembly of Age Platform Europe, which works on behalf of older citizens across the European Union.
07 May 2019
Please come along to a pre-meeting at this year’s BSG Annual Conference in Liverpool on Weds. July 10th - 12.45- 1.45 p.m. Check the Conference programme for the location and final details.
16 April 2019
Dr. Gemma Carney is representing the United Kingdom at the Age Council meeting in Brussels.
05 April 2019
Congratulations to Sarah Vickerstaff on her appointment as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.
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.
Jobs
Deadline: 17 September 2019
Winston Churchill Memorial Trust
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