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BSG Annual Conference 2017

Swansea University

Wednesday 5th - Friday 7th July 2017

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ageing and later life.





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The Academy of Social Sciences has conferred the award of Fellow on 84 leading social scientists.

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05 July 2017 - 07 July 2017
National Conference, Centre for Innovative Ageing, Swansea University

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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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BSG Blog: Ageing Issues
‘From footcare to walking bench to bench’: 30 years of environmental campaigning updated in the new report from KOVE – Kilburn Older Voices Exchange in London, UK
Nov 2016
In a new report* for KOVE, part literature review and part exposition of its recent work, I link its programmes …

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Globalization: the challenges for gerontology
Nov 2016
Martin Hyde, author of Ageing and globalisation (Policy Press, 2016), looks at the changing nature of how we think about ageing. Ageing and globalisation is part of the BSG Ageing in a Global Context series.

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Is Dementia a Leading Cause of Death?
Nov 2016
This week, Office for National Statistics figures (1) revealed that dementia has overtaken heart disease as the biggest cause of …

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