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Feb 2019
Adult education in the UK – can gerontology keep up?
A serious discussion has started about adult education. No-one looking at the membership of the new Adult Education Commission can …

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Feb 2019
Bursary holders look back on BSG 2018
“Last year there was significant doubt as to whether I would be able to attend the annual conference because of …

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Jan 2019
Introducing #GeroTwitter
Anyone who knows me knows that I love Twitter. The people, journals and organisations that I follow send me links …

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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
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06 February 2019
Dr Martin Hyde has created the #GeroTwitter hashtag for anyone who uses Twitter and is interested in sharing information, opportunities, asking questions, etc. about ageing.
06 February 2019
British Society of Gerontology members receive reduced registration rates at Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) Annual Conference.
16 January 2019
For 2019, AGEING BITES is bring re-launched using a new format.
16 January 2019
If the answer is yes, then we would like to invite you to complete our short, online survey about whether and if there is ‘a best time’ for a person with dementia to move to a care home.
04 December 2018
Members may be interested in the NIHR Themed Call on "Improving the outcomes of health and social care for frail people and their carers". This call shows the importance NIHR attributes to tackling the challenges posed to the NHS, social care and wider society by the ageing population of the UK. The call builds on the previous NIHR theme of “Complex Health and Care Needs in Older People” and its work in the field of multi morbidity. Various programme participating and deadlines vary from Jan to March 2019. Further information can be found here: https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding-and-support/themed-calls/frailty.htm
Jobs
Deadline: 27 March 2019
Deadline: 31 December 2018
The Centre for innovative Ageing at Swansea University
Deadline: 31 August 2018
Nanyang Technical University