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New Publication Alert: Building Evidence for Active Ageing Policies

Building Evidence for Active Ageing Policies: Active Ageing Index and its Potential Edited by A. Zaidi, S. Harper, K. Howse, G. Lamura, J. Perek-Biaas Description This book provides multin...


New Publication Alert

Global demographic change and grandparenthood by George Leeson  Description Life expectancies at birth have increased at the global level from 47 years in the mid-twentieth century to a...


New Publication Alert

As the World Ages: When Older Populations Become the Majority by Sarah Harper. Description One of the great challenges facing the global order over the coming decades is the aging of the pop...


Ageing in the Commonwealth

The latest edition of Driven by Health magazine features the Oxford Institute of Poplation Ageing research report “Ageing in the Commonwealth” commissioned  by the Commonwealth Ass...


New Publication Alert

Son Preference and Family Limitation in Pakistan: A Parity- and Contraceptive Method–Specific Analysis  by Dr Melanie Channon (Frost). Description: Son preference exerts a strong i...


HDR UK | Sarah Harper

Professor Sarah Harper has been appointed to the Board of Health Data Research UK (HDR UK). HDR UK supports world-leading research to develop cutting-edge analytical tools and methodologies to a...


United Nations Radio | George Leeson

With the launch of The International Labour Organization’s flagship report  World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends  2018,  Dr George Leeson was interviewed by the UN Depar...


Claudia Azevedo | PhD Award

Congratulations to Claudia Azevedo on successfully defending her doctoral thesis.  Claudia was awarded a PhD in Gerontology and Geriatrics from the Instituto de Ciências Biomé...


Healthy Aging Symposium 2018

Professor Sarah Harper is an invited speaker at the Healthy Aging Symposium 2018  taking place at Tel Aviv University on 11 January 2018. The goal of the Healthy Aging Symposium is to prese...


2018 EIT Health Summer School on Active Ageing

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, in partnership with SAID Business School and the Pierre & Marie Currie University in Paris, has been successful in a bid to host a 2018 EIT Health Sum...


Future Foresight Forum 2017 | Clarification

An article in the Times of Oman reporting views of experts who have been invited speakers at the Future Foresight Forum, part of the Sultanate’s Oman Vision 2040, misinterpreted trends outlin...


Future Foresight Forum 2017

Professor Sarah Harper is an invited speaker at The Future Foresight Forum (FFF) event taking place at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre under the patronage of H H Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq ...


Longer lives | Thisismoney.co.uk

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing study is mentioned in a Thisismoney.co.uk article “Retirees risk running out of money in later life as 78% underestimate how long they are likely to ...


Expert reaction to the Government’s Industrial Strategy white paper

Professor Sarah Harper, Chair, Future of an Ageing Population, Foresight Review 2016, said: "Today’s recognition in the government’s Industrial Strategy white paper of Ageing as...


We're living longer but in poorer health | Sarah Harper in The Guardian

Professor Sarah Harper comments on the latest ILC-UK annual flagship 'State of the Nation' Factpack in The Guardian. Harper said that the report highlights that pensioners were far from ...