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Joint workshop of the EAST Network

Joint workshop of the EAST Network “Growing Old in Central and Eastern Europe - The Challenges and the Opportunities” 22-24 June 2017 Oxford Institute of Population Ageing (UK) and Babe...


Sarah Harper | BBC Radio Oxford

An interview with Professor Sarah Harper featured in a BBC Radio Oxford programme on 22 February. The programme examined increasing life expectancies in the UK which are set to rise for men to 8...


Comment on new Lancet study findings | Sarah Harper for CNN

Professor Sarah Harper provided expert comment for CNN on a new Lancet study “Future life expectancy in 35 industrialised countries: projections with a Bayesian model ensemble”. The ...


New Old: Designing for Our Future Selves

The Institute visited the NEW OLD exhibition on 3rd February.  The pop-up exhibition, taking place in the Helene and Johannes Huth Gallery of the Design Museum, explores the potential for desi...


Age Friendly Museums Network Cross-sector Conference

Dr Kate Hamblin will be presenting on "How can we use recent research exploring population change to inform our practice?" at the Age Friendly Museums Network Cross-sector Conference...


Brexit and retirement | Sarah Harper in The Telegraph

Professor Sarah Harper was cited in a Telegraph article ‘Brexit migration cuts could push state pension age up’. “The state pension may well have to be revised and this will co...


Panel discussion | Preparing for a generation of centenarians

Professor Sarah Harper joined a panel discussion ‘In Aeternum Vive: Preparing for a generation of centenarians’ held on 1 Feb 2017, at the University of Cambridge. What lifestyl...


2017 Conference "Demography, Health and Ageing” | Registration now open

Emerging Researchers Conference “Demography, Ageing and Health” 26-28 September 2017, University of Oxford Registration Open Keynote Speakers David Lindeman, UC Berkley ...


Adela Balderas | PhD Award

Congratulations to Adela Balderas Cejudo who has successfully defended her doctoral thesis "Senior tourism: determinants, motivations and behaviour in a globalized and evolving market segment&...


The Breakfast Show | Interview with George Leeson

Following on from “Hard Brexit means retiring later, Britons warned' article in The Guardian on the 16th January, where Professor Sarah Harper discussed the dramatic ageing of Britai...


Latest Publication

We are pleased to announce that a new article by our former academic visitor Yongjie Yon “Elder abuse prevalence in community settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis” has been p...


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...