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Nov 2018
Researching ageing: key issues for research methods in gerontology
Researching ageing: key issues for research methods in gerontology : University of Southampton, 8th November 2018 (with Dr Rebekah Luff & Dr …

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Nov 2018
#TalkCreativeAgeing Research Seminar Series 18/19
The University of Derby’s Creative Ageing Research Cluster (Arts & Health Centre of Excellence) has been running since 2016 . …

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Oct 2018
So Why Should We Care About Age, Appearance, and Beauty?
Baby Boomers, Age and Beauty begins with this anecdote: My dinner companion looked up from her plate and questioned why …

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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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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/
04 December 2018
Members may be interested in the NIHR Themed Call on "Improving the outcomes of health and social care for frail people and their carers". This call shows the importance NIHR attributes to tackling the challenges posed to the NHS, social care and wider society by the ageing population of the UK. The call builds on the previous NIHR theme of “Complex Health and Care Needs in Older People” and its work in the field of multi morbidity. Various programme participating and deadlines vary from Jan to March 2019. Further information can be found here: https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding-and-support/themed-calls/frailty.htm
04 December 2018
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30 November 2018
The British Society for Gerontology Transport and Mobility Special Interest Group invite abstracts of oral presentations to contribute to their symposium at the BSG Annual Conference in Liverpool 10-12 July.
08 November 2018
'How to Write a 4* Paper' with Professor Alison Bowes Recording
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
Deadline: 16 April 2018
London College of Fashion, University of the Arts and Dementia Research Centre, Institute of Neurology, University College Lond