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A series of short films each highlighting a different aspect of ageing or ageing issue. Click here to view them:

BSG Annual Conference 2017

Swansea University

Wednesday 5th - Friday 7th July 2017

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The BSG is the leading UK organisation
aiming to enhance knowledge about
ageing and later life.





Latest News & Events
In these days following the UK decision to leave the European Union, no doubt we may all have wondered what will be the implications for the development of social science research on ageing.

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A Joint Statement from Paul Cann, Chief Executive and Davina Logan, Chair of Trustees.

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Today, Ageing Better announces a new partnership with the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation’s Transitions in Later Life programme to develop and test ways to help people improve the way they manage major life changes, to help them experience longer and happier lives.

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Congratulations are due to our President Elect, Professor Debora Price, who has been accepted as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

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The International Longevity Centre – UK has launched the European Adult Immunisation Hub, www.adultimmunisation.eu/, made possible through the support of Pfizer. The ILC-UK will also be holding editorial board meetings for the website on 1st March in London, and 11th March in Brussels.

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The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology is edited by Professor Julia Twigg (University of Kent) and Dr Wendy Martin (Brunel University London).

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BSG Blog: Ageing Issues
Focusing on Older Carers: Exploring the Research and Practice Axis
Aug 2016
The number of older carers is growing significantly in the UK; over a third of carers are aged over 60 …

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Pensions and the triple lock – some context for the debate
Aug 2016
I’ve been listening for the last two days to heated debate about the triple lock for State Pensions, with two …

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Challenging Times: President’s Message to the British Society of Gerontology
Jul 2016
Dear colleagues These are unprecedented and challenging times for the EU, UK and for us – our research, policy and …

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