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Pre-Conference Event 2024: 

Discovering Your Unique Path: Directions for Early Career Researchers in Ageing

Unlock Your Potential at the BSG ERA Pre-conference!

Each year the British Society of Gerontology (BSG) Emerging Researchers in Ageing association (ERA) holds a pre-conference session ahead of the BSG annual conference. The pre-conference is designed for early career researchers to engage in workshops, share their research, and network with others. 

Are you an early career researcher looking to navigate the complexities of academia and beyond? Join us for an enlightening session at the BSG ERA pre-conference! This year’s topic is.... 


🔍Discovering Your Unique Path: Directions for Early Career Researchers in Ageing

Dive deep into the challenges and opportunities that await you in gerontological research. This pre-conference, designed exclusively for burgeoning scholars, provides a vibrant opportunity to share research, learn from experienced researchers, and network with others. 

📅Date: Tuesday, 2nd July 2024

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

📍Venue: Newcastle University 

Embark on a journey of discovery to determine your career trajectory or research direction. Tackle uncertainties and plan a diversified professional future with insights from our exceptional speakers, including Professor Tine Buffel (University of Manchester), Professor Judith Philips OBE (University of Stirling) and Dr Matthew Lariviere (Northumbria University). 


  • 09:00-10:00 | Arrival + Networking
  • 10:00-10:30 | Opening + Ice Breaking
  • 10:30-12:00 | Morning Presentations: Showcasing Your Research
  • 12:00-13:00 | Lunch Break and Networking
  • 13:00-14:30 | Afternoon Presentations: Showcasing Your Research
  • 14:30-15:00 | Tea Break and Networking
  • 15:00-16:30 | Interactive Discussion on Directions for ECRs
  • 16:30-17:00 | Closing + Networking 

For those who has a poster presentation later at the main conference, please feel free to bring your posters to the pre-conference, there will be place for you to practice while networking with early career peers. 

Don’t miss this chance to gain mentorship, share your innovative research, and connect with peers and luminaries in the field. 

Registration and Abstract Submission  

To register your interest in BSG ERA Pre-conference event. please click hereWe will follow up with the call for presentation abstracts.

If you have any questions, please contact


Embark on Your Research Journey with BSG ERA – Where Future Leaders in Gerontology Meet!