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28 July 2022
Friday marks three weeks since the close of "Better Futures for Older People - Towards Resilient and Inclusive Communities" BSG 2022 Online Conference hosted by UWE Bristol.
28 July 2022
Announcement: Forthcoming inter-and-multi-disciplinary co-produced book!
18 May 2022
The journal 'International Journal of Population Studies' (ISSN 2424-8150 (P) / 2424-8606 (O)) is currently running a Special Issue "Active Ageing and Educational Gerontology". Prof. Marvin Formosa and Hany Hachem are serving as guest editors. Based on your expertise in this field, we think that you could make an excellent contribution.
02 March 2022
The following blog by Sheila Peace from Policy Press's Transforming Society series was launched on February 24th, 2022 alongside the publication of 'The Environments of Ageing: Space, Place and Materiality' in the BSG's Ageing in a Global Context book series. The aim here is to draw attention to the interaction of population ageing as a major global challenge combined with issues such as climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic. Issues discussed in the text above see:
14 December 2021
Musculoskeletal conditions – including arthritis and back pain – affect over 20 million people in the UK and are the single biggest cause of pain and disability. Despite almost one in three (32%) people living with musculoskeletal conditions, there is a lack of evidence on the impact of these conditions on people’s well-being and life chances and how to improve policy and practice interventions.
06 December 2021
There is a new UK research project on how older women in the UK experience sexism, ageism, and their intersections.
01 November 2021
Ageing & Society is looking for people to review recently published books. Writing a book review is an excellent way to start getting published. It is also a chance for in-depth reflection on a book in your specific field, consideration of authors’ styles and a chance to hone your writing skills. And you get to keep the book!
27 October 2021
The Office for National Statistics is seeking feedback to support the development of statistics measuring the number of people in care homes who are ‘self-funders’ – meaning they either fully or partially pay for their own care. ?
13 October 2021
Frank Glendenning Memorial Lecture, 5.00 pm, October 14th 2021 Rethinking the life course: the Triple Helix as a model Professor Tom Schuller examines the way the biological, psychological and sociocultural strands of human identity interweave throughout our lives. This event, which is open to everyone, will be held online at Zz09 ZOOM Meeting ID: 838 6007 9115 Passcode: 991675
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