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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 ...


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...