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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...


The future of supported housing

Dr Kate Hamblin is speaking today at the Housing Quality Network (HQN) event - The future of supported housing. With uncertainty surrounding the future funding of supported housing, social landl...


Latest Publication | Making the UK more Resilient to Age-Structural Change and Longevity

A new article by Professor Sarah Harper ‘Making the UK more Resilient to Age-Structural Change and Longevity: Translating Academic Evidence into Policy’ has been published in Journal of...


Announcing 2017 Conference: “Demography, Ageing and Health”

In celebration of 20 years since the establishment of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, we are happy to announce the first of a series of events during the academic year 2017-2018. &nbs...


Latest Publication | Grandfathers: Global Perspectives

An article by George W Leeson “Out of the Shadows: Are Grandfathers Defining Their Own Roles in the Modern Family in Denmark?”  has been published in an edited book Grandfathers: G...


6th LARNA Conference Report

The VI Latin American Research Network on Ageing (LARNA) Congress and the II Congress ABRUNATI, held in Ponta Grossa, Brazil, October 4th – 7th 2016, were a great success. More than 500 deleg...