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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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Apr 2021
The fight for Mary Feilding Guild
In 1997 at the first – and only – European conference on advocacy in later life in Dublin a team …

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Mar 2021
Balancing religious freedoms, sexual orientation rights and gender identity protections in older age care
One of the major 21st century challenges for tolerance is balancing the rights of those with faith-based objections to lesbian, …

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Mar 2021
A MARRIAGE MADE IN RESEARCH HEAVEN
This blog is posted on behalf of one of our members, Paul Cann OBE. “More research is needed”: the eternal …

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Dr Paul Nash, Lecturer, Centre For Innovative Ageing at Swansea University talks about the importance of Gerontology

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29 April 2021
Free image library seeks to combat harmful stereotypes of older people
22 April 2021
The British Society of Gerontology is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year. The 50th Anniversary Annual Conference will be online from 7 – 9 July, with a theme of ‘Ageing past, present and future: Innovation and change’, hosted by Lancaster University Centre for Ageing Research.
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.....
01 March 2021
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23 February 2021
The special issue marks the rapid progress made in this field over the past decade, both in terms of mechanistic understanding and translational approaches that are poised to have clinical impact on age-related diseases.
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Deadline: 17 May 2021
Kings College London
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
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Deadline: 22 June 2018
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