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Can the Planet Support 11 Billion People?

Scientific American online, 12/08/2015, Malavika Vyawahare, via ClimateWire Article about global population growth and its potential impact on the environment, food security and resource managem...


Grandfatherhood: shifting masculinities in later life

A new article by Dr George Leeson (with R. Mann & A. Tarrant) ‘Grandfatherhood: shifting masculinities in later life’ has been published in Sociology, March 2015. Drawing on qual...


Institute's collaborative research and strong links with South Africa

The International Strategy Office at Oxford University has released a publication on collaborative research between South Africa and Oxford, featuring the African Research Network on Ageing (AFRAN)...


Patricia O'Neill | DPhil Award

Congratulation to Patricia O’Neill who has had her DPhil awarded (leave to supplicate) on 21 April 2015. Dissertation title: Chinese daughters negotiating contemporary norms and traditional f...


Richard Suzman | Director of NIA's Division of Behavioral and Social Research passes away at age 72

The Institute is very saddened to learn that Dr. Richard Suzman, Director of NIA's Division of Behavioral and Social Research has died.  Richard was a tremendous supporter  of the Ins...


Dr Tina Weber | The BMBF new appointment

Dr Tina Weber, a former visiting research fellow at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing will now start working for the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) within the field of ag...


EAST Network Workshop: 'Depopulation of Rural Areas in Central and Eastern Europe: causes, consequences and solutions'

Workshop: 'Depopulation of Rural Areas in Central and Eastern Europe: causes, consequences and solutions' 11-13 June, 2015 The workshop will take place at the University of Applied Sc...


The Art of Ageing | George Leeson’s keynote address at the 1st European theatre and science festival

Dr George Leeson gave a keynote address at the at the European Theatre Convention (ETC) International theatre conference and Art of Ageing 1st European theatre and science festival at Teatrul Natio...


Sarah Harper and Kenneth Howse at the International Seminar on the Active Ageing Index | Brussels, 16-17 April 2015

An International Seminar “Building an evidence base for active ageing policies: Active Ageing Index and its potential” is dedicated to the studies focusing on how to achieve better outc...


Wedding Announcement | Dr Kate Hamblin

The Institute would like to extend our warmest congratulation to Kate Hamblin (Senior Research Fellow) and Aaron Sleep on their recent marriage.


The new demography of death | George Leeson on the OECD Insights blog

The changing composition of the demography of death is explored by Dr George Leeson in today’s post on the OECD Insights blog. More than half of the almost 370,000 deaths in England and Wales...


Sarah Harper will join the debate – ‘Taxing Times: Our Ageing Society’ hosted by the Common Sense Collective.

Sarah Harper will join the debate – ‘Taxing Times: Our Ageing Society’ hosted by the Common Sense Collective. As the post-war baby boom generation reaches its seventies this decad...


Can you afford to live beyond 100? | Sarah Harper at the Momentum Risk Summit

Fin24, South Africa’s premier source of business and finance news, has interviewed Sarah Harper on the occasion of the Momentum Risk Summit 2015 in Sun City. The Momentum Risk Summit, one of ...


For love or reward? Characterising preferences for giving to parents in an experimental setting

A new article by Dr Maria Porter “For love or reward? Characterising preferences for giving to parents in an experimental setting” has been accepted in the Economic Journal. The article...


Institute's Partnerships and Research Programmes in Mexico

The International Strategy Office at Oxford University has released a publication on long-standing Mexico-Oxford partnerships, featuring the Latin American Network on Ageing, directed by Dr George ...