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Feb 2020
Ageing – a miracle cure?
Anna Dixon, Chief Executive, Centre for Ageing Better  Is ageing a disease? And if so, is there a cure? These …

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Feb 2020
Social inclusion of people with dementia
Why is the concept of social inclusion important for us? As scientists in the field of dementia research we aim …

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Dec 2019
Trapped in an extending working life
By Mariska van der Horst, Sarah Vickerstaff and David Lain The people who most need to retire are probably those …

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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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14 January 2020
Have you used any of the Kings Fund Environmental Assessment tools? If so we would be grateful for your help in reviewing them by completing an online survey.
17 December 2019
Recently published book:Sickness in the Workhouse: Poor Law Medical Care in Provincial England, 1834-1914
17 December 2019
Stephen Brotherton, who completed his MA in Gerontology at Keele University under the supervision of Professor Miriam Bernard is looking to write a book and do a PhD on changing social histories linked to his mom and dad.
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
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.
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!
Jobs
Deadline: 01 March 2020
University of Hertfordshire
Deadline: 31 December 2018
The Centre for innovative Ageing at Swansea University
Deadline: 31 August 2018
Nanyang Technical University