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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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Jul 2021
Reimagining day centres for older people
The Centre for Health and Social Care at University of Bristol have received funding for a two year project exploring day centres, day clubs …

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Jun 2021
Population ageing and urbanisation: Interdisciplinary perspectives on ‘ageing in place’ in cities
Understanding the relationship between population ageing and urban change is now a major issue for public policy and research. The …

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Jun 2021
You Can Only Pass Go With A Digital Pass
Marston, H.R1,2, Morgan, D.J2,1, Wilson, G3, & Gates, J3 1Health and Wellbeing Strategic Research Area, Faculty of Wellbeing, Education, Languages, …

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09 July 2021
New research project on balancing religious freedoms, sexual orientation and gender identity rights in older age care spaces
26 June 2021
We have a particular focus on empirical research articles, but also accept theoretical and conceptual contributions, on aspects of population ageing from across the globe. Editors-in-Chief: Sarah Harper and George Leeson, University of Oxford, UK Managing Editor: Nana Nanitashvili, University of Oxford, UK Book Review Editor: Kenneth Howse, University of Oxford, UK
29 April 2021
Free image library seeks to combat harmful stereotypes of older people
09 March 2021
BSG members Lung Theatre spoke with about a video project they are running, with people born in the 1920s.
08 March 2021
The Healthy Ageing Challenge Community of Practice is a learning community that brings together organisations.....
Jobs
Deadline: 05 August 2021
University of Southampton
Deadline: 05 August 2021
University of Southampton
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