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Jul 2018
Active minds with nowhere to go? Getting the BSG Special Interest Group on Educational Gerontology off the ground in Manchester
Caroline Holland reports from the event at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School on Tuesday July 3rd 2018 The public event …

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Jul 2018
Educational gerontology – still a good idea?
In their conclusion to ‘The social policy of old age: Moving into the 21st century’, published twenty years ago, Mim …

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Jun 2018
BSG Technology & Ageing Special Interest Group (SIG)
Technology & Ageing SIG Meeting Wednesday 4th July 11.30-12.30 The use of technology and digital devices are pivotal in the …

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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
News
08 August 2018
The BSG and the Centre for Ageing Better have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on working together to enable stronger links between research, policy and practice. The two will collaborate on convening experts working on ageing, supporting researchers, policymakers and practitioners in achieving and measuring impact on the areas which matter to having a good later life.
08 August 2018
The Society is very happy to announce that the Archive of the British Society of Gerontology is now freely available via the Richard Burton Archive at Swansea University.
05 August 2018
Member of the BSG will be greatly saddened to learn of the death of Hal Kendig, Emeritus Professor of Ageing and Public Policy at the Australian National University (ANU).
17 July 2018
The Stroke Association are inviting applications for Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards in the field of stroke. The Stroke Association UK Lectureship Awards and Joint Stroke Association & Health and Care Research Wales Lectureship Award are still open for application.
28 June 2018
Anne Martin-Matthews, BSG member and Professor of Sociology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, has been named an Officer of the Order of Canada. Established in 1967 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Order of Canada is the cornerstone of the Canadian Honours System, and recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Anne was appointed for her extensive research contributions to the field of gerontology, notably in implementing the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging.
12 June 2018
Professor Sarah Harper has been appointed Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for her services to the science of demography in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Jobs
Deadline: 31 December 2018
The Centre for innovative Ageing at Swansea University
Deadline: 14 September 2018
Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research (CADR)
Deadline: 07 September 2018
Housing Learning and Improvement Network (LIN)
Deadline: 31 August 2018
Nanyang Technical University
Deadline: 02 July 2018
Institute of Public Health in Ireland
Deadline: 02 July 2018
Institute of Public Health in Ireland