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New collaboration between The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development of Malaysia and the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing

A delegation from The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development of Malaysia visited the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing on 18 May, 2016. We were very delighted to welcome the Malays...


6th LARNA Conference

The 6th LARNA (Latin American Research Network on Ageing) Conference will be held at the State University of Ponta Grossa, Brazil, from 4 to 6 October 2016. The Latin America Research Network on...


Dr Hoffman presents 'Long-term Care in (South) Africa' at the Blekinge Technical Institute, Sweden

  Today Dr Jaco Hoffman will present an invited public lecture on 'Long-term Care in (South) Africa' at the Blekinge Technical Institute https://www.bth.se/ in Sweden within the Dep...


Master Classes at the University of Malaga

The Institute's Co-director, Dr. George W. Leeson, and Associate Research Fellow, Professor Alejandro Klein, have been visiting the University of Malaga, Spain, this week May 9th - 13th. Bot...


New Report: The case for investment in technology to manage the global costs of dementia

The number of people living with dementia will continue to grow over the coming decades and is already putting pressure on health and care systems and on costs. By making greater use of technology ...


Intergenerational Contact Zones (ICZs): A Compendium of Applications

We are pleased to announce the online availability of ICZs – A Compendium of Applications at: http://extension.psu.edu/youth/intergenerational/articles/intergenerational-contact-zones...


Dr Laurel Hixon to speak on Radio 4's Money Box Live about Social Care, today at 3pm

  How can the growing cost of social care be met? Lesley Curwen and guests look at the challenges facing care providers and the repercussions for those who need it. Do we need to redesign t...


Professor Sarah Harper to speak on Radio 4's FutureProofing about Ageing, on Wednesday 27th April at 8pm | Repeated on Sunday

Should we retire the concept of 'ageing'? The first episode of the new series of FutureProofing explores the technology and demography which herald a revolution in our ideas about ageing...


‘Living longer, Living Healthier’ Workshop | San Sebastián

‘Living longer, Living Healthier’ workshop took place in San Sebastian on 22 April 2016. The event entitled ‘Social Innovation Strategies for Active and Healthy Ageing Policies at...


Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa - New Website

The Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) re-launches website today! New Look, New Products, and New Features CARTA consider that African researchers trained in Africa a...


Latest Publication | Familial solidarity and orientation and life enjoyment in later life in urban areas of Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore

A new article by George Leeson "Familial solidarity and orientation and life enjoyment in later life in urban areas of Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore" has been published in Famil...


Second LARNA Workshop | La Paz, Bolivia

The 2nd LARNA workshop was held in La Paz, Bolivia on March 9th -11th 2016. This was attended by 80 delegates, mainly from Bolivia, but also with representatives from Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Pa...


Sarah Harper | Preparing for our Future Selves

Professor Sarah Harper delivered a public lecture titled “Preparing for our Future Selves: How 21st Century Demographics Will Change our Lives” at the University of Vermont on 24 March....


Brian Beach | DPhil Award

Congratulation to Brian Beach who has successfully defended his doctoral thesis “The role of employability in the labour market transitions of older workers: a cross-national study in Europe&...


Wanted - Older Entrepreneurs: invitation to participate in research study

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing ‘Older entrepreneurs: Changing work patterns’ project is examining the work and retirement aspirations of a group of self-employed older worker...