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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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Sep 2021
Blog on BSG Annual Conference 2021, University of Lancaster, by Professor Peter Coleman, Emeritus Professor of Psychogerontology, University of Southampton
I awaited the Lancaster conference with a mixture of emotions. I had long intended to be part of this 50th …

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Sep 2021
BSG 2021: Conference report from Miriam Bernard, Emeritus Professor of Gerontology, University of Keele
Bursary code to hand, I registered for the online conference not knowing quite what to expect. Unlike many colleagues, I …

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Sep 2021
Locked down by inequality: Older people and the COVID-19 pandemic
Authors: Patty Doran, Tine Buffel, Sophie Yarker, Chris Phillipson, Luciana Lang, Camilla Lewis and Mhorag Goff In the UK as …

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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?

Winning Photos from Photocrowd and the British Society of Gerontology

Ageing: the bigger picture
20 September 2021
We are delighted to announce our new project, Learn and Live Long, funded by £9,000 from an Awards for All lottery grant.
20 September 2021
Berghahn Books have just released, ‘How is a man supposed to be a man? Male childlessness a Life Course Disrupted’ the latest in the Berghahn Books Series: ‘Fertility, Reproduction and Sexuality: Social and Cultural Perspectives.
13 September 2021
On Monday 6th September BBSRC and MRC jointly launched a new funding opportunity to support Ageing Across the Life Course Interdisciplinary Research Networks.
10 September 2021
his call for evidence is seeking views on ways to substantially reduce research bureaucracy, primarily for the benefit of individuals and teams conducting research. This consultation closes at 6pm on 1 October 2021
09 July 2021
New research project on balancing religious freedoms, sexual orientation and gender identity rights in older age care spaces
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