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Hard Brexit means retiring later | Sarah Harper in The Guardian

A hard Brexit with deep cuts to immigration would force Britons into longer working lives in order to maintain a sustainable ratio of workers and pensioners.  In an article in The Guardian&nbs...


NEW OLD | Designing for our Future Selves

The first in a series of pop-up exhibitions, Designing for our Future selves – NEW OLD is now open in the Helene and Johannes Huth Gallery of the Design Museum, 12 January 2017 – 19 Feb...


PARO on Brazilian TV

Paro, an advanced therapeutic robot, was recently shown on Brazilian TV. The clip features Dr George Leeson and fieldwork carried out with Paro at the Longlands Care Home in Oxford on the benefits ...


Professor Sir Anthony B. Atkinson, 1944-2017

The Institute is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Sir Tony Atkinson. Sir Tony Atkinson was Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics and a Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford, w...


The New World | Sarah Harper on BBC Radio 4

 The baby boom generation - which has changed Britain politically, culturally and economically - is now retiring. That means a large bulge of pensioners with big implications for the generatio...


The Shaw Foundation Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series

Professor Sarah Harper delivered a public lecture at The Shaw Foundation Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series 2016  hosted by the Singapore Management University, School of Economics on 29 Nov...


Recent Publications | JPA

Two new papers by Professor Sarah Harper  have been published in Volume 9, Issue 3 of the Journal of Population Ageing. Harper, S. (2016) Book Review - Being Human, Being Migrant: Senses of...


Dr Takanori Shibata visit

Dr Takanori Shibata (designer of the therapeutic robot Paro) visited Dr Leeson to discuss the fieldwork being carried out with Paro at the Longlands Care Home in Oxford by Agnete Stig Petersen, who...


New collaboration with the Institute for Population and Development Studies, Xi’an Jiaotong University

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing has established a five year agreement with the Institute for Population and Development Studies, Xi’an Jiaotong University. The two institutions have...


Journal of Population Ageing Volume 9 Issue 4 is now available online

We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Population Ageing Volume 9 Issue 4 is now available online. This issue includes  7 articles: Making the UK more Resilient to Age-Structu...


George Leeson on MoneyTalk

Dr Geogre Leeson was interviewed by Ed Monk, Fidelity's Retirement Commentator on 17th November. Fidelity’s retirement commentators analyse the most important pension changes, explaining ...


Sarah Harper on BBC Radio 4

Porfessor Sarah Harper was interviewed about her new book, How Population Change Will Transform Our World. "Population change - how will it transform the world? Laurie Taylor talks to Sarah...


The fall-less city and other innovations for a healthier old age | Sarah Harper for the Guardian

The Guardian has published an article by Professor Sarah Harper ‘The fall-less city and other innovations for a healthier old age’. Rapid urbanisation and ageing populations mean tha...


New Publication | Demographic History

We are pleased to announce that the 2015 Seminar presentation “Learning hygiene: mortality patterns by religion in the Don Army Territory (Southern Russia), 1867-1916" by Dr Noël Bo...


The Future of Ageing, an ILC-UK Conference

Professor Sarah Harper is an invited speaker at the second International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) Future of Ageing conference taking place today in Westminster, London. The 2016 Futu...