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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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Nov 2021
Public toilets in London – the ‘age-friendly’ city starts to get the message!
Think of this as a toilet. KOVE members Lynda, Phyllis, Suzanne and Anne-Marie give their verdict! We were out on …

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Nov 2021
Research with family carers of people living with dementia: recruiting during the pandemic
Study Team 1 Dr Jayne Astbury, Research Associate, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Older People and Frailty Policy Research …

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Nov 2021
Understanding Digital Skills & Confidence through the Lens of Older Adults from Low SES Communities: The Adapt Tech, Accessible Technology (ATAT) Project
Marston, H.R1,2, Morgan, D.J2,1, Wilson-Menzfeld, G3, & Gates, J3 1Health and Wellbeing Strategic Research Area, Faculty of Wellbeing, Education, Languages, …

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01 November 2021
Ageing & Society is looking for people to review recently published books. Writing a book review is an excellent way to start getting published. It is also a chance for in-depth reflection on a book in your specific field, consideration of authors’ styles and a chance to hone your writing skills. And you get to keep the book!
27 October 2021
The Office for National Statistics is seeking feedback to support the development of statistics measuring the number of people in care homes who are ‘self-funders’ – meaning they either fully or partially pay for their own care. ?
13 October 2021
Frank Glendenning Memorial Lecture, 5.00 pm, October 14th 2021 Rethinking the life course: the Triple Helix as a model Professor Tom Schuller examines the way the biological, psychological and sociocultural strands of human identity interweave throughout our lives. This event, which is open to everyone, will be held online at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83860079115?pwd=YXE2cHFkb2c3QTJtOWtWYk50VHEw Zz09 ZOOM Meeting ID: 838 6007 9115 Passcode: 991675
20 September 2021
We are delighted to announce our new project, Learn and Live Long, funded by £9,000 from an Awards for All lottery grant.
20 September 2021
Berghahn Books have just released, ‘How is a man supposed to be a man? Male childlessness a Life Course Disrupted’ the latest in the Berghahn Books Series: ‘Fertility, Reproduction and Sexuality: Social and Cultural Perspectives.
13 September 2021
On Monday 6th September BBSRC and MRC jointly launched a new funding opportunity to support Ageing Across the Life Course Interdisciplinary Research Networks.
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Deadline: 12 December 2021
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