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Burcu Ozdemir | DPhil Award

Congratulations to Burcu Ozdemir on successfully defending her doctoral thesis. Burcu was awarded a DPhil in Sociology from the University of Oxford under the supervision of Professor Sarah Harper....


International Symposium on Robot Therapy with PARO

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing is co-sponsoring along with AgeLab at MIT the 9th International Symposium on Robot Therapy with Seal Robot, PARO to be held in Japan on October 6th. Pro...


UNECE Ministerial Conference on Ageing

Dr George Leeson delivered the opening keynote speech at the UNECE Research Forum on Ageing conducted on 20 September 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal, during the UNECE Ministerial Conference on Ageing (20...


Would you want to live forever? | George Leeson Oxploring the Big Question

As part of the latest Big Question at Oxplore ‘Would you want to live forever?’, Dr George Leeson poses another big question: what do we want out of growing old? We may be&nbs...


Francesca Ghillani | DPhil Award

Congratulations to Francesca Ghillani on successfully defending her doctoral thesis. Francesca was awarded a DPhil in Sociology from the University of Oxford under the supervision of Professor Sara...


Celebrating 10 Years of the Journal of Population Ageing

We are delighted to announce that Journal of Population Ageing is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2017. The occasion also coincides with the 20th anniversary celebration since the establishment...


1st place at the Fotowettbewerb of the University of Vienna

We are thrilled to announce that Daria Belostotckaia, our James Martin Visiting Fellow and a PhD candidate in the University of Vienna,  finished first in My Research in one Picture – Ph...


Cheltenham Science Festival | Sarah Harper

Professor Sarah Harper will today highlight to the Cheltenham Science Festival the challenges arising from the unprecedented changes in the global population. She will explore how economic and medi...


LARNA Network Meeting | University of Havana

The Conference “LIFE-LONG LEARNING AND ACTIVE AND PARTICIPATORY AGEING” was held on 23-26 May, 2017 in University of Havana, Cuba. The conference, under the chairmanship of Professor...


New Appointment | Dr. Hafiz T.A. Khan

One of the Institute’s Associate Research Fellows, Dr. Hafiz T.A. Khan, is taking up a new position from 5th June 2017 as Professor of Public Health at the University of West London (UWL), UK...


Sarah Harper to lead the Royal Institution of Great Britain (Ri) as Director

The Trustees of the Royal Institution of Great Britain (Ri), which has been at the forefront of public engagement with science since 1799, have appointed Professor Sarah Harper to lead the organisa...


Rustat Conference on Ageing

Professor Sarah Harper was an invited speaker at the Rustat Conference on Ageing, held at Jesus College, Cambridge on 23 March 2017. The growing elderly population presents unique challenges, pa...


Ageing & Society | Jaco Hoffman

We are pleased to announce that Dr Jaco Hoffman, our Senior Research Fellow and the African Research Network on Ageing (AFRAN) Coordinator,  has been appointed as an International Editori...


Obituary | Jan Hoem 1939-2017

It is with great sadness that I learned about the passing on February 25 of Jan Hoem, Professor Emeritus of Demometry at Stockholm University and Director Emeritus of the Max Planck Institute ...


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...