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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 ...


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...


Nobel Prize Dialogue Seoul 2017: The Age to Come

On 30 October 2017, Nobel Prize Dialogue was held in Seoul. Nobel Laureates, key opinion leaders, policy makers, students, researchers and the general public met to discuss The Age to Come, explori...


International Population Conference 2017

The 2017 IUSSP International Population Conference took place in Cape Town, South Africa, 29 October- 04 November.  The IUSSP International Population Conference is a major international ev...


CAG and CIHR-IA 2017 Award | Teddy D Cosco

Congratulations to Dr Teddy D Cosco on receiving the 2017 Recognition Award for Excellence in Longitudinal Research: In Honour of Betty Havens. The recognition for excellence is awarded every 2 ...


Burcu Ozdemir | DPhil Award

Congratulations to Burcu Ozdemir on successfully defending her doctoral thesis. Burcu was awarded a DPhil in Sociology from the University of Oxford under the supervision of Professor Sarah Harper....


International Symposium on Robot Therapy with PARO

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing is co-sponsoring along with AgeLab at MIT the 9th International Symposium on Robot Therapy with Seal Robot, PARO to be held in Japan on October 6th. Pro...


UNECE Ministerial Conference on Ageing

Dr George Leeson delivered the opening keynote speech at the UNECE Research Forum on Ageing conducted on 20 September 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal, during the UNECE Ministerial Conference on Ageing (20...


Would you want to live forever? | George Leeson Oxploring the Big Question

As part of the latest Big Question at Oxplore ‘Would you want to live forever?’, Dr George Leeson poses another big question: what do we want out of growing old? We may be&nbs...


Francesca Ghillani | DPhil Award

Congratulations to Francesca Ghillani on successfully defending her doctoral thesis. Francesca was awarded a DPhil in Sociology from the University of Oxford under the supervision of Professor Sara...


British Society for Population Studies 2017 Conference – University of Liverpool

British Society for Population Studies 2017 Conference took place at the University of Liverpool 6-8 September. The fertility & reproductive health strand was organised by Dr Melanie Channon...


Celebrating 10 Years of the Journal of Population Ageing

We are delighted to announce that Journal of Population Ageing is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2017. The occasion also coincides with the 20th anniversary celebration since the establishment...


1st place at the Fotowettbewerb of the University of Vienna

We are thrilled to announce that Daria Belostotckaia, our James Martin Visiting Fellow and a PhD candidate in the University of Vienna,  finished first in My Research in one Picture – Ph...


Cheltenham Science Festival | Sarah Harper

Professor Sarah Harper will today highlight to the Cheltenham Science Festival the challenges arising from the unprecedented changes in the global population. She will explore how economic and medi...


LARNA Network Meeting | University of Havana

The Conference “LIFE-LONG LEARNING AND ACTIVE AND PARTICIPATORY AGEING” was held on 23-26 May, 2017 in University of Havana, Cuba. The conference, under the chairmanship of Professor...