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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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Feb 2021
Age-friendly cities and communities of the 21st Century
Hannah R. Marston1 & Joost van Hoof2,3 1Health and Wellbeing Strategic Research Area, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK. Hannah.Marston@open.ac.uk …

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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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23 February 2021
The special issue marks the rapid progress made in this field over the past decade, both in terms of mechanistic understanding and translational approaches that are poised to have clinical impact on age-related diseases.
23 February 2021
The producing team at a theatre company called LUNG wanted to reach out to you about a small, digital project they're running, to see if you and some of the people you work with might be interested in getting involved. We are specifically looking for people who were born in the 1920s.
16 February 2021
BSG is delighted that Alison Shaw, Chief Executive of Bristol University Press, has been conferred the award of Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.
08 February 2021
Free webinar: Thursday 25th February 11:00 – 11:50 Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/co-production-within-research-insights-from-bristol-torbay-tickets-137442952571 Are you an organisation interested in working together with members of the public to carry out research? Do you wonder how a co-production approach can be applied within a research setting?
08 February 2021
Researchers from the ADAPT study are seeking dementia-related resources that are working well with people from any south Asian community.
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.
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Deadline: 28 February 2021
University of East Anglia
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