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26 April 2018
We are very pleased to share the news that congratulations are due to a number of UK social gerontologists: Liz Lloyd, Judith Phillips, Alisoun Milne and Jane Falkingham. We are delighted to see this recognition of our discipline and of course recognition of their work, impact and standing.
26 April 2018
BSG Member Paul Cann is seeking exchanges of knowledge and information on the role and impact of creative arts and cultural participation in reducing loneliness. This is Paul’s request.
26 April 2018
As members of the Academy of Social Sciences, we regularly receive digests of ongoing government consultations from AcSS. This list collates those which may be of interest to our members, and especially where we feel our members may wish to participate. Please do scan this list and see if there are any that you may wish to contribute to – they cover a broad range of domains.
14 April 2018
Early Bird registration deadlines are fast approaching – register by 26th April to secure advantageous rates.
14 February 2018
British Geriatrics Society, GB This recognises an essay related to ageing or old age, from a medical, biological or sociological point of view. Prizes are worth between £250 and £450.
11 December 2017
The British Society of Gerontology (BSG) has welcomed the opportunity to contribute to the World Health Organisation Consultation on the Draft Impact Framework: 13th General Programme of Work 2019-2023 (GPW 13).
11 December 2017
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15, 2018 The Executive Committee of Research Committee 11 (Sociology of Aging) of the International Sociological Association announces a competition for a conference participation award for best original research paper by an emerging scholar for presentation at the 2018 World Congress of Sociology 15-21 July, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. Emerging scholars include graduate students currently completing a PhD degree, and recent (five years or less) recipients of a PhD in sociology, or a related discipline, with aging or life course as a focus. Post-doctoral scholars are eligible to apply. Co-authored papers are permitted if the applicant is first author. Published work (equivalent of a ‘paper’ i.e. article or chapter) is acceptable if published in 2017 or later. Applicants do not need to be RC11 members, but receipt of the award is conditional on membership i.e. successful applicants are expected to join RC11.
11 December 2017
Professor Alan Walker celebrates 40 years working in the fields of sociology and social gerontology.
25 August 2017
Dr Deborah Morgan, Chair of BSG's Emerging Researchers in Ageing group becomes the European Regional Representative for the IAG-CSO.
31 March 2017
The Award of Fellow is conferred by the Council of the Academy of Social Sciences on Professor Alison Bowes, Dean of Faculty, University of Scotland.
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