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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...


Asian Management Insights | New Issue Alert

An article by Professor Sarah Harper “Harnessing the Youth Bulge: How Asia can take advantage of its changing age composition” has been published in the seventh issue of Asian Managemen...


Population Horizons | New Issue Alert

We are pleased to announce that issue 13(1) of Population Horizons is now complete and available online at De Gruyter Open. Population Horizons is a forum for analysis and debate on the many com...


Journal of Population Ageing | New Issue Alert

We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Population Ageing Volume 10 Issue 2 is now available online. In this issue (6 articles): Longevity, Politics and Science – Moving from ...


We must show gold standard for science | Sarah Harper

Sarah Harper, the second woman to be appointed Director of the Royal Institution in its 218-year history, takes up her new position today. In an article in the Guardian “Royal Institution&...


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...


Active Ageing Index: Insights into Evidence and Policy

We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Population Ageing Volume 10 Issue 1 is now available online. The new issue of the Journal of Population Ageing is a collection of articles focused ...


BBC Radio Oxford | Sarah Harper

Professor Sarah Harper is interviewed about her new book, How Population Change Will Transform The World.  Sarah also reviewed the Sunday  newspapers discussing  Georg...


Demographics | Economic Tectonics

Professor Sarah Harper discusses real life expectancy in Britain on the BBC World Service demographics programme, ‘Economic Tectonics’ (15.45 on the clock). In this edition of Econom...


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 ...


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 ...