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The BSG Outstanding Achievement Award 2010

Professor Anthea Tinker

In 2010 the BSG Outstanding Achievement Award was presented to Professor Anthea Tinker for her contribution to British Social Gerontology. Professor Tinker has undertaken a wide range of research in the field of social policy, specialising since 1974, in gerontology. She has carried out research on community care, a large number of national studies on housing for older people (including introducing assistive technology into older people's homes and remodelling sheltered housing and residential care homes to extra care), carers, information needs, technology/communication systems (including navigation aids, mobility of older people), older women, ethics, accidents and elder abuse. She is the author or co-author of 31 books and over 300 articles and book chapters. She has acted as Consultant to the WHO, OECD and the EU.