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Dec 2019
Trapped in an extending working life
By Mariska van der Horst, Sarah Vickerstaff and David Lain The people who most need to retire are probably those …

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Dec 2019
Adult education – ‘a permanent national necessity’. For a caring democracy?
The report from the Centenary Commission on Adult Education, launched last month, has received some strong endorsements from a wide …

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Dec 2019
Pensions on divorce: why practice needs to change
Debora Price is a Professor of Social Gerontology at the University of Manchester and a member of the Pension Advisory …

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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
14 January 2020
Have you used any of the Kings Fund Environmental Assessment tools? If so we would be grateful for your help in reviewing them by completing an online survey.
17 December 2019
Recently published book:Sickness in the Workhouse: Poor Law Medical Care in Provincial England, 1834-1914
17 December 2019
Stephen Brotherton, who completed his MA in Gerontology at Keele University under the supervision of Professor Miriam Bernard is looking to write a book and do a PhD on changing social histories linked to his mom and dad.
20 October 2019
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Health Foundation partner to support a new UK Centre to enhance the use of research evidence in adult social care
20 October 2019
BSG have a new page on the website aiming to showcase centres of excellence in social and behavioural research into ageing and ageing populations across the UK. These include Research Institutes, Research Centres, and Research Groups. The web-page is open to the public.
20 October 2019
This summer ERA re-launched a mentoring scheme - due to popular demand from our members. Thank you to all of those who have already volunteered and have been matched!
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