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May 2019
Rebuilding educational gerontology – reasons to be slightly more cheerful
Google ‘older people’s education’ and up comes a Guardian headline with the answer – ‘neglected’. The NIACE report in question was …

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May 2019
Talking creative engagement and ageing: Interview with Cathy Bailey, Creative Ageing SIG mentor
In the run up to the BSG 2019 conference, where the Creative Ageing Special Interest Group will run our inaugural …

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May 2019
Introducing the BSG Creative Ageing SIG Steering Committee – Dr Kat Algar-Skaife
In the run up to the BSG 2019 conference, where the BSG Creative Ageing SIG will run their inaugural symposium, …

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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
19 June 2019
The British Society of Gerontology is working with older people's representative organisations through participation in the General Assembly of Age Platform Europe, which works on behalf of older citizens across the European Union.
19 June 2019
The annual conference of the British Society of Gerontology provides a space for existing and new SIGs to meet as a group. We are always keen to expand the membership of our SIGs, so please do feel free to come along to these meetings in order to find out more. The meetings are all taking place at 12:45 – 13:45, Wednesday 10th July 2019 in breakout rooms as follows:
07 May 2019
Please come along to a pre-meeting at this year’s BSG Annual Conference in Liverpool on Weds. July 10th - 12.45- 1.45 p.m. Check the Conference programme for the location and final details.
16 April 2019
Dr. Gemma Carney is representing the United Kingdom at the Age Council meeting in Brussels.
05 April 2019
Congratulations to Sarah Vickerstaff on her appointment as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.
Deadline: 17 September 2019
Winston Churchill Memorial Trust
Deadline: 03 July 2019
Network for the Advancement of Social and Political Studies
Deadline: 30 June 2019
Deadline: 31 December 2018
The Centre for innovative Ageing at Swansea University