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ERA Committee

Chair of Emerging Researchers Into Ageing Group (ERA):

Dr Arlind Reuter

Dr Arlind Reuter is a postdoctoral researcher at Lund University, Sweden. Her research aims to innovate the intersection of ageing and technology in civic spaces. Her interdisciplinary PhD in Gerontology and Human-Computer Interaction at Newcastle University explored digital citizenship in later life using participatory action research. 

As part of her research activism, she is a co-founder of the award-winning Later Life Audio and Radio Cooperative (LLARC), a growing international network of older radio producers, age-inclusive radio stations, third sector organisations, local authorities and researchers. LLARC aims to strengthen the visibility of older adults as creators of content and promotes diverse talk-based content on age and ageing.

Outgoing Chair of Emerging Researchers Into Ageing Group (ERA):

Dr Heather Mulkey

Heather Mulkey is a Teaching Fellow at the University of Southampton Department of Gerontology.  She recently completed her PhD where she used Qualitative Longitudinal Research to understand Later Life Decision-Making.  She has presented her work at British Society of Gerontology and British Society for Population Studies Conferences.  As a Teaching Fellow, she is a co-convenor of the Perspectives in Gerontology and Ageing, Health and Well-being modules.  She also serves as a Book Review Editor for Ageing & Society.   She also holds Master of Arts degrees in Music and Creative Writing and has previously worked in the United States, Switzerland and the Middle East.

Incoming Chair of Emerging Researchers Into Ageing Group (ERA):

Dr Junjie Huang