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Drawing on a John Fell funded seminar series on the Ethics of Care and a workshop to develop the concept of Intergenerational Contact Zones, respectively convened in 2014 and 2015 at the Oxfor...


Vox Pop | Interview with Sarah Harper

Professor Sarah Harper was interviewd by the European culture TV channel ARTE  on demographic challenges, falling fertility rates and family policies in Europe.  Tune in...


Gerontechnology can help people in Pandemic COVID-19 - Brazilian Note

The Brazilian Society of Gerontechnology, recognizing the gravity of the situation that both Brazil and the world are facing since the first cases of contagious by COVID-19, issued a note: GERON...


Marie Curie Fellowship | Mengling Cheng

The Institute is delighted to announce that Mengling Cheng has been awarded a Marie Curie PhD fellowship in Public Health Sciences to work on economic, social, and life-course antece...


Koeun Park | PhD award

Congratulations to Koeun Park on successfully defending her doctoral thesis at the Graduate School of Social Welfare, Ewha Woman's University in Seoul, Korea. Koeun was a Vi...


The Bomb That Didn't Explode | Sarah Harper

In 1968, the book “The Population Bomb" warned that overpopulation would lead to famine and war. But now, as many people live longer and have fewer children, a new problem is taking shap...


The New Old exhibition | Pratt Manhattan Gallery in New York

The New Old: Designing for Our Future Selves exhibition with demographic exhibits from the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing along side the design work of the Royal College of Art, is now ...


Launch of National Strategy | APPG for Longevity

Prof Sarah Harper and Prof Lynn Cox, members of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Longevity (APPG) Advisory Board, attended the Launch of National Strategy for everyone to have f...


Journal of Population Ageing | New Issue Alert

We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Population Ageing Volume 13, Issue 1 is now available online. In this issue:  Editorial notes by Sarah Harper -&n...


Mohamed Ismail | NAME Network

The Institute welcomes Mohamed Ismail, Associate Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing.  Mohamed joined the Institute in 2020 to work on research relat...


7.7 Billion People & Counting

According to the UN, it is predicted that the human population could reach ten billion people by the year 2050. As part of a new BBC Two documentary ‘7.7 Billion People & Counting&rsqu...


Professor Steve Rayner (1953 -2020)

The Institute of Population Ageing  is deeply saddened by the death of Professor Steve Rayner,  founding director of the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society. Steve, the ...


Woman's Hour with Sarah Harper

The population of Earth has doubled since 1970 and is heading for 10 billion by 2050. That’s a lot of extra strain on the planet. Could having fewer kids be the answer? Or is it over-con...


Journal of Population Ageing | New Issue Alert

We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Population Ageing Volume 12, Issue 4 is now available online. In this issue:  Editorial notes by Sarah Harper - T...


The Convergence of Population Ageing with Climate Change

New publication by Prof Sarah Harper in the Journal of Population Ageing - The Convergence of Population Ageing with Climate Change. The Climate Emergency Declaration wa...