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The Institute is delighted to announce the birth of twins, Melis  and Atlas, to our alumna Burcu Ozdemir. Burcu was awarded a DPhil in Sociology from the University of Oxford in 2017 under the...


Professor Vhumani Magezi | AfOx

The Institute welcomes Professor Vhumani Magezi, Academic Visitor at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing from February 2019 to March 2019.  Professor Magezi is a recipient of The Africa ...


Rui Kang | PhD Award

Congratulations to Rui Kang on successfully defending her doctoral thesis at the School of Labour Economics, Capital University of Economics and Business, Beijing, China. Rui Kang was a Visiting Ju...


New appointment | Atulya Saxena

We are very pleased to announce that Atulya Saxena has been appointed as a Lecturer in Public Health at the Department of Public Health under the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing at ...


Health Data Research UK | New Board Members

Professor Sarah Harper has been appointed to the Non-Executive Board of Health Data Research UK.  Together with the existing members, Sarah will share in the collective responsibility for t...


Sir Jeremy Heywood dies

It is with great sorrow that we learn of the death of Sir Jeremy Heywood.  Sir Jeremy was a strong supporter of research and policy developments in the study of population ageing and played a ...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


Dr Hiroko Umegaki-Constantini | Marie Curie Fellow

The Institute is pleased to announce that Dr. Hiroko Umegaki-Constantini will be joining the Institute’s faculty as of September 1st 2018 as a Marie Curie Fellow. This will be a joint positio...


International Ageing Award | Adela Balderas

We are pleased to announce that Dr Adela Balderas has been awarded with the International Ageing Award for the scientific work and professional dedication to seniors by the AIAA - ANGES Nation...


Public engagement workshop | SCALS

The Institute’s Director, Dr. George W. Leeson, spoke at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences’  public engagement workshop on Monday 14 May at the Pitt Rivers Mu...