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The ageing population | Sarah Harper on RNZ

Professor Sarah Harper discussed the impacts of falling fertility and increasing life expectancy on Radio New Zealand's National Programme Saturday Morning, a magazine programme with long-form,...


Second International Seminar on the Active Ageing Index

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), held a Second In...


Minister for Social Care meets Institute's Paro

The Directors of the Institute presented Paro and discussed their research on the implications of therapeutic robots with Caroline Dinenage, Minister for Health and Social Care, and with the Depart...


Bizkaia Silver Week | Bilbao

Bizkaia Silver Week gathered in Bilbao-Bizkaia a week before the International Day of Older Persons, hosted symposia involving the key agents in ageing and quality of life, experts, institutions, i...


Life expectancy growth stalls | Sarah Harper

Professor Sarah Harper CBE comments on figures published by the ONS which shows that 2015 to 2017 saw the lowest improvements in life expectancy at birth in the UK since the start of their series i...


NWU | South Africa visit

In September, Dr. George W. Leeson visited North West University in South Africa at the invitation of Dr. Jaco Hoffman, an active member of the Collen programme. During the visit, Dr. Leeson spoke ...


Journal of Population Ageing | New Issue Alert

We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Population Ageing Volume 11 Issue 3 is now available online. In this issue (6 articles): Editorial Notes by Sarah Harper - The Lengthening of...


1st National Congress | Costa Rica

In August, Dr. George W. Leeson and Dr. Urbain Boutelegier attended the 1st National Congress organised by the Tejedores de Sueños Foundation in San Jose, Costa Rica. Attended by more than 5...


How young do you feel?

BBC Radio Oxford's David Prever interviewed Professor Sarah Harper CBE about life satisfaction at 60.  Tune in to BBC Radio Oxford How young do you feel? to listen to Sarah Harper, 16 A...


Patients given 30 minutes to quit care home

An article in the Daily Express highlighting the poor treatment of older people in Britain emphasises the issue with research conducted by Fidelity International and the Oxford Institute of Populat...


Human Longevity | Kenneth Howse in Scientific American

Kenneth Howse comments on the limits of human longevity debate in a recent article “There’s No Limit to Longevity, Says Study Reviving Human Lifespan Debate” published in the Scie...


Population time-bomb | Public lecture

Dr Hafiz Khan gave a presentation on ‘Population ageing in a globalised world: Risks and dilemmas as part of the University of West London’s public lecture series tackling pressing...


Demography: A Very Short Introduction | Review

A book by Professor Sarah Harper CBE "Demography: A Very Short Introduction” published by Oxford University Press has been reviewed in Times Higher Education, New and Noteworthy section....


Professor Sarah Harper Honoured with CBE

The Institute is delighted to announce that the Institute's Founding Director, Professor Sarah Harper has been appointed Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for her services to the science of...


Sarah Harper in MoneyWeek

Professor Sarah Harper comments on rising affluence, increased consumption and overpopulation in a recent article “How to profit as the world gets fuller, richer and older” published in...