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18 January 2021
The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee recently launched the wide-ranging report of its inquiry on Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living.
10 January 2021
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is undertaking a review of how inclusive data and evidence are across the UK.
19 December 2020
A new Afterword published for Return Migration in Later Life edited by John Percival, ‘Return Migration in Later Life in the wake of COVID-19’.
16 December 2020
Policy Press have offered the British Society of Gerontology members a special print subscription discount to our journal the International Journal of Care and Caring.
15 December 2020
The Centre for Applied Dementia Studies is getting ready to run the next online Dementia Care Mapping for Realising Person Centred Care course, starting on the 18th January 2021. This course is delivered over several weeks using a combination of Zoom and Canvas and supports participants to learn how to use observation to explore and improve the quality of care in health and social care settings.
15 December 2020
Ageing Better is taking concrete action to improve equality, diversity and inclusion, both in terms of Ageing Better as an employer and across the research that we fund. Within this, we are prioritising changes which help us become an anti-racist organisation and demonstrate our commitment to race equality, diversity and inclusion. We are at the early stages of this journey and have a lot to learn.
02 December 2020
Older people will be priorised in the roll-out of the new UK-approved COVID vaccine. First to receive the vaccine will be older people living in care homes, and their carers, then other older people, carers, patients in hospital, and then other adults according to age and/or risk. For more information see here: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/dec/02/how-does-the-pfizerbiontech-covid-vaccine-work-and-who-will-get-it
26 November 2020
COVID-19: Dating Apps, Social Connections, Loneliness & Mental Health in a Pandemic.
18 November 2020
You may have heard that Murna Downs will be retiring from her position as Professor of Dementia Studies, University of Bradford, at the end of December 2020.
14 November 2020
Zinc has partnered with UKRI to deliver a new opportunity for researchers to experiment, build their academic credentials and test the waters of doing research differently.
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