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Jan 2021
Happy New Year, 3rd Wave, Lockdown 3.0 & Easter
Hannah R Marston1 & Deborah J. Morgan2 1Health and Wellbeing Strategic Research Area, The Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA. …

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Nov 2020
Intersectionality and the Life Course
Daniel Holman and Alan Walker It is axiomatic that the life course perspective is fundamental to understanding unequal ageing. People …

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Nov 2020
‘Xmasism’?
As a gerontologist I am regularly confronted with the way that, of all the prejudices, ageist stereotypes are the most …

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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 50th

BSG Annual Conference

6-9 July 2021
Lancaster University 

Registration open now!

Winning Photos from Photocrowd and the British Society of Gerontology

Ageing: the bigger picture
News
18 January 2021
The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee recently launched the wide-ranging report of its inquiry on Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living.
10 January 2021
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is undertaking a review of how inclusive data and evidence are across the UK.
19 December 2020
A new Afterword published for Return Migration in Later Life edited by John Percival, ‘Return Migration in Later Life in the wake of COVID-19’.
16 December 2020
Policy Press have offered the British Society of Gerontology members a special print subscription discount to our journal the International Journal of Care and Caring.
15 December 2020
The Centre for Applied Dementia Studies is getting ready to run the next online Dementia Care Mapping for Realising Person Centred Care course, starting on the 18th January 2021. This course is delivered over several weeks using a combination of Zoom and Canvas and supports participants to learn how to use observation to explore and improve the quality of care in health and social care settings.
15 December 2020
Ageing Better is taking concrete action to improve equality, diversity and inclusion, both in terms of Ageing Better as an employer and across the research that we fund. Within this, we are prioritising changes which help us become an anti-racist organisation and demonstrate our commitment to race equality, diversity and inclusion. We are at the early stages of this journey and have a lot to learn.
Jobs
Deadline: 05 February 2021
The University of Manchester
Deadline: 03 February 2021
The University of Manchester
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