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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 2024
The Unseen Men on Father’s Day: The Impact of Childlessness on Men’s Health and Well-being.
Father’s Day is a celebration that honours fatherhood and paternal bonds, as well as the influence of fathers in society. …

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Jun 2024
Inclusivity, Creativity, Flexibility: A Creative Practitioner’s Reflections
Creative Ageing SIG interview series – Focus on Practice Meet Jenn Bell – a freelance creative practitioner based in Keswick …

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Jun 2024
Creative Ageing SIG Spotlight: Reimagining Dementia
Spotlight is the BSG Creative Ageing SIG’s guest blog – showcasing creative ageing research and practice from around the globe. …

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08 July 2024
CALL FOR PAPERS Frailty, Illness, and Health in Deep Old Age:Perspectives from Medical Sociology and Social Gerontology
08 July 2024
The IJERPH has published a call for papers to be included in a special issue, ‘Rising to the Healthy Ageing Challenge: Co-production with Older People and Business’. Details are available at IJERPH | Special Issue : Rising to the Healthy Ageing Challenge: Co-production with Older People and Business (mdpi.com) Submissions are invited for review until the deadline of 31 October 2024 and accepted papers will be published online immediately following acceptance.
16 May 2024
The first issue of the Journal of Global Ageing is now out. All papers will be free to access until the end of July 2024.
02 May 2024
A team of researchers from The University of Manchester has spent the last 18 months examining how faith spaces in Greater Manchester support different groups of older people within their communities.
23 April 2024
We are delighted to confirm that the first issue of the Journal of Global Ageing will publish in May 2024.
27 March 2024
Re-launch of the BSG Scotland group via new Twitter/X account and mailing list.
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