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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 2019
Education, age and social change
What is the role of education in achieving progressive social change? And how does this question link to the opportunities …

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Oct 2019
A book on ethnicity, race and old age: who is it for, and why did I write it?
By: Sandra Torres (Uppsala University, Sweden) The title of this blog is precisely what I asked myself when I was …

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Oct 2019
Co-creativity and Dementia: a development day for artists.
In recent years, use of the term co-creativity seems to be steadily growing – this despite the fact that it …

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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
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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
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!
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.
08 October 2019
CFP for Special Collection on Aging and Technology
Jobs
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