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May 2018
“She’s Back”! All you need to know.
This is a review for a very important book that was published May 24th. It’s about getting women back into …

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Apr 2018
47th British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference, Manchester, 4th – 6th July 2018
Register Now Early Bird registration deadlines are fast approaching – you will need to register by 26th April to secure …

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Apr 2018
Old Friends or Young Friends – they are all worth the time and effort
Originally posted on Ageing Issues:
? (L-R): Rikka Korkiamaki, Tampere University; Virpi Timoneon, Trinity College Dublin; Catherine Elliott O’Dare (Trinity College…
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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 47th

BSG Annual Conference

4 - 6 July 2018
The University of Manchester

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Winning Photos from Photocrowd and the British Society of Gerontology

Ageing: the bigger picture
26 April 2018
We are very pleased to share the news that congratulations are due to a number of UK social gerontologists: Liz Lloyd, Judith Phillips, Alisoun Milne and Jane Falkingham. We are delighted to see this recognition of our discipline and of course recognition of their work, impact and standing.
26 April 2018
BSG Member Paul Cann is seeking exchanges of knowledge and information on the role and impact of creative arts and cultural participation in reducing loneliness. This is Paul’s request.
26 April 2018
As members of the Academy of Social Sciences, we regularly receive digests of ongoing government consultations from AcSS. This list collates those which may be of interest to our members, and especially where we feel our members may wish to participate. Please do scan this list and see if there are any that you may wish to contribute to – they cover a broad range of domains.
14 April 2018
Early Bird registration deadlines are fast approaching – register by 26th April to secure advantageous rates.
14 February 2018
British Geriatrics Society, GB This recognises an essay related to ageing or old age, from a medical, biological or sociological point of view. Prizes are worth between £250 and £450.
Deadline: 31 December 2018
The Centre for innovative Ageing at Swansea University
Deadline: 25 June 2018
Department of Gerontology, University of Southampton
Deadline: 22 June 2018
University of Stirling
Deadline: 17 June 2018
Newcastle University
Deadline: 16 April 2018
London College of Fashion, University of the Arts and Dementia Research Centre, Institute of Neurology, University College Lond
Deadline: 11 April 2018
University of Exeter