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Population Horizons—Open Call for Papers

The journal Population Horizons—published by the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing—represents a forum for analysis and debate on the many complex and contested policy questions that...


Human Longevity | George Leeson

Dr George W Leeson was interviewed by Sky News Live in response to a debate sparked by a widely publicised Nature paper from 2016 suggesting that human lifespan has a limit of around 115 years, a c...


BBC Radio | George Leeson

21st June: Dr George W Leeson was interviewed by BBC Radio Newcastle on the meaning of age on a day when Daniel Day Lewis announced his retirement at age 60 and Vince Cable announced his candidacy ...


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...


Call for Papers – Second International Seminar on AAI

UNECE, the European Commission's DG EMPL, the University of the Basque Country, the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, with the support of the Government of Biscay (Spain), are organising a...


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...


Retain and retrain - how to keep an ageing population happy at work | Sarah Harper in The Guardian

An article in The Guardian on the implications of an ageing population on the world of work cites comments made by Professor Sarah Harper at Hay festival in May 2017. People should not be called ol...


BBC Breakfast | George Leeson

Could people now in their 20’s have to work until 70's to get a pension because life spans are growing with every new generation? Dr George Leeson discussed life expectancy in Britain ...


We all want to live longer. But someone must pay

"The Oxford professor of gerontology Sarah Harper this week declared that the life expectancy of a British baby born today is an astonishing 104 years. Modern medicine is lengthening the avera...


Babies who are born today will live until 104 | Sarah Harper

An article in The Daily Mail reflects on Professor Sarah Harper’s talk delivered at the Hay Festival on 29th May. “We are gaining roughly 2.5 years of life expectancy per decade, or fif...


Don't call people 'old' until death is near | Sarah Harper in The Guardian

To mark 500 years since Martin Luther's Reformation, the Hay Festival is hosting a series of its own reformations, in which leading thinkers re-imagine the world's institutions and authorit...


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...