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New Publication

New publication by Adela Balderas-Cejudo and George W Leeson- Gastronomic tourism and the senior foodies market in Gastronomy and Food Science, 1st Edition Gas...


2020 MSFHR Scholars | Teddy Cosco

The Institute is delighted to announce that Theodore D Cosco has been named amongst the 2020 MSFHR Scholar award recipients who are advancing science, addressing health priorities, a...


Journal of Population Ageing | Volume 13, Issue 3

We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Population Ageing Volume 13, Issue 3 is now available online. In this issue:  Editorial notes by Sarah Harper&nbs...


2020 IARU Internship | The deadline is extended

Due to COVID-19 the deadline has been extended to 1 October 2020! The Institute is inviting applications for graduate students from IARU group Universities for 2020 Internship in Oxford - M...


Will over 50s have to stay in lockdown? | Sarah Harper

Professor Sarah Harper shared her views in a BBC Radio London interview about the possibility of over 50s being asked to stay at home to avoid another lockdown.  ► Liste...


Population estimates | Sarah Harper

In the light of new data published in the Lancet, forecasting major shifts in global population and economic power, Professor Sarah Harper discussed the Institute's research into...


Covid-19 infections 'higher in care homes in England that use more agency staff' | Sarah Harper

Professor Sarah Harper comments on the ONS findings, highlighing how agency care home staff, often on low pay or zero-hours contracts, may have inadvertently contributed to the spread of the v...


New publication

New publication by George W Leeson , Alejandro Klein and Erika Carcaño - 'Generational bonds between grandparents and adolescent grandchildren: a field with...


Design Age Institute: the UK’s first national design-for-ageing Institute

In a joint venture between  the Royal College of Art, University of Oxford and University of Newcastle, the UK’s first national design-for-ageing Institute has been announced. Th...


Over 70s given green light to join social bubbles | Sarah Harper

There was confusion early in the COVID-19 outbreak as to whether people aged over 70 would be asked to self-isolate for longer than the rest of the population, even if they were in good h...


Journal of Population Ageing | New Issue Alert

We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Population Ageing Volume 13, Issue 2 is now available online. In this issue:  EditorialNotes - REACH: Solutions f...


Care homes are the centre of the Covid-19 pandemic | Sarah Harper

What has the coronavirus crisis revealed about care for the elderly in the UK? Does the care system in Britain seem unfair to the elderly? Professor Sarah Harper co...


Senior tourism and customer experience: links and opportunities

New publication by Adela Balderas-Cejudo and George W Leeson- Senior Tourism and Customer Experience: Links and Opportunities in The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Experienc...


Diabetes is one of the most high-risk conditions for severe Covid-19 | Sarah Harper in MailOnline

Professor Sarah Harper comments in MailOnline on the new study, published in the journal Diabetologia, on the effects of diabetes on hospitalised Covid-19 patients.   "The fi...


Evening Extra with Sarah Harper

Why are so many old people dying in care homes? Are we doing enough to protect some of our most vulnerable citizens? What makes caring for older people specifically different? Listen to&nbs...