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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 ...


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&...