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New collaboration with the Korean Health Promotion Institute, Seoul

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing has established a three year agreement with the Korean Health Promotion Institute, Seoul, South Korea. The agreement will establish a framework wit...


Best national teacher award | Adela Balderas

The Institute is delighted to announce that Dr Adela Balderas has received the best national teacher 2019 award by the Jeunes Restaurateurs Europe at San Sebastián Gastronomika International...


Challenges and Opportunities of Ageing

Dr George W Leeson delivered a keynote speech at the international symposium on Challenges and Opportunities of Ageing taking place at the Ewha Woman’s University, Korea.  ...


ISCFHA Report Published

The Oxford Institute on Population Ageing is pleased to publish the Report "DEVELOPING THE INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY CHALLENGE FUND HEALTHY AGEING (ISCFHA): a technologically enabled ecosystem ...


Demographics, Jobs and Growth Conference

Dr George Leeson is an invited speaker at the Navigating the Future in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe conference taking place in Dubrovnik on 14-15 July 2019. The IMF and the Croatian ...


China University Presidents’ visit

As part of the China-UK University Presidents’ Round-table (CUUPR), the Institute hosted a visit from Beijing Normal University Delegation and Jilin University Delegation on 7 June,...


Philosophiae Doctor (Honoris Causa) - Socio-Gerontology | Professor Monica Ferreira

A PhD (Honoris Causa) was conferred by North-West University on Prof Monica Ferreira on 22 May 2019. Professor Ferreira is one of two most prominent first generation exponents of research and de...


Owasim Akram | Erasmus Traineeship grant

The Institute welcomes Owasim Akram, Academic Visitor at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing from April 2019. Owasim was awarded the Erasmus Traineeship grant. He is a Marie Curie PhD Student...


AfOx Travel grant | Vhumani Magezi

Africa Oxford Initiative  (AxOf) Travel grant recipient Prof Vhumani Magezi talks with collaborator Dr George Leeson. ►Watch the video: AfOx Travel grant - Vhumani Magezi AfOx Travel Gr...


Happy News

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 ...