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Technology & Ageing @BsgTechAgeSig

The Technology & Ageing SIG aims to bring all academics, early career/researchers and doctoral students together who work across the area of Technology & Ageing.

Aims & Objectives:

This field has grown considerably over the last 10-15 years and it is vital that all those who are working and interested in this domain share their experiences, knowledge, skills with one another.


  • Hannah R. Marston - Lead & Social Media

  • Jon Woolham

  • Emma Koivunen- Scheduling Meetings

  • Grant Gibson- Social Media

  • Malcom Fisk 

  • Michael Rupp

  • Katie Brittain- Taking Minutes 

  • Jenni Lynch

  • Josie Tetley

  • Charles Musselwhite- F2F Meetings (within the year)


Christian Beech

Hilary Farnworth

Nervo Verdezoto

Yuanyuan Yin

David Hobbs

Josephine McMurray

Pei-Chun KO

Yvette Vermeer

Duncan Banks

Julie Samuels

Peter Samsa

Zemfira Khamidullina

Elif Sürer

Louise McCabe

Sally Whelan

Elvira Perez Vallejos

Lynne Coventry

Stanislaw Piasecki

Gigliola Brintazzoli

Neil Chadborn

Theodora Bowering

Joining the SIG:

If you wish to be part of the Technology & Ageing SIG, please contact: Hannah Marston:

Social Media:

Many of our SIG members are on Social Media including Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. If you would like to keep up to date with our members please see the list below:

Duncan Banks

Twitter: @duncan_banks

Elif Sürer
Twitter: @ElifSurerMETU

Neil Chadborn
Twitter: @nchadborn
Research Gate
ORCID: 0000-0003-1368-7983 

Julie Samuels
Twitter: @juliesamuels

Hannah R. Marston
Twitter: @HannahRMarston
Instagram: marston_hannah 
Research Gate
ORCID: 0000-0002-8018-4166

Emma Koivunen
Twitter: @emmantro

Grant Gibson
Twitter: @DrGrantGibson

Malcolm Fisk
Twitter: @malcolmjf

Michael Rupp

Twitter: @malrupp

Katie Brittain
Twitter: @BrittainKatie

Jenni Lynch
Twitter: @jklynch24

Josie Tetley
Twitter: @DrJosieTetley

Charles Musselwhite
Twitter: @charliemuss

The BSG Society is active on Twitter and you can follow via @britgerontology.


As part of the SIG we are expected to hold a SIG symposium. Below is a brief overview of past and current SIG symposiums.

Past Symposiums

2018 – Mobile e-Health, insights from the Edited book (2017, Springer)

Current/Forthcoming Symposiums

2019 – We are submitting a symposium abstract which we hope will be accepted for the forthcoming annual conference.

Minutes of SIG meetings:

As a SIG we meet bi-monthly usually online to discuss plans for the SIG and other issues that SIG members would like to raise. We meet face-to-face (F2F) at the Annual Conference and we aim to meet once within the year. Dates and Times are still to be confirmed for the forthcoming meetings.

Minutes of Meetings:

  • July 2018 – Face to Face Meeting – Manchester

  • September 2018 – Virtual Meeting

  • November 2018 – Virtual Meeting

  • January 2019 – Virtual Meeting

Forthcoming Meetings:

  • March 2019 

  • May 2019

  • July 2019 – F2F Meeting – Liverpool: 12.45-13.45 on 10th July. Location TBC.