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Statement by Professor Sarah Harper

It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Baroness Sally Greengross. Sally was, and remains,  a major international figure in Gerontology. Sally was  Director General of...


First Professor of Social Gerontology in CESW Africa

Congratulations to our Alumnus and colleague, Professor Jaco Hoffman, on his inauguration as the first Professor of Social Gerontology in CESW Africa.  Watch on YouTube:  Inaugural lec...


James W. Vaupel (1945-2022)

The Institute is saddened to learn of the death of Prof. Dr. James Vaupel, a major figure in our understanding of demographic ageing, founding director and director emeritus of the Max Planck Insti...


Hypatia Grant | Els van Wijngaarden

The Institute is delighted to announce that Prof. Els van Wijngaarden, Associate Professor in Care Ethics is awarded a Hypatia Tenure Track Grant. The total award is 1 Million Euro for four years. ...


The Jerusalem Declaration on Ageing 2020

Contemporary human society faces unprecedented forces that will strongly effect the future. One major such force is the accelerated ageing of populations. This is driven by two interacting componen...


Young Researcher Award | Suen Yiu Tung

The Institute is delighted to announce that Prof. Suen Yiu Tung, Assistant Professor of Gender Studies Programme has won the Young Researcher Award 2020-21 of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.&n...


Dr Francesca Ghillani died 8th September 2021

It is with great sadness that the Institute of Population Ageing has learnt of the death of  Dr Francesca Ghillani (10 March 1978 - 8 September 2021), a Research Fellow at the Institute. ...


Hybrid Visitors Programme launched

Our on-line Visitors Programme will reflect the Oxford experience with personal interaction with key academics, fellow visitors, access to a wide range of Oxford resources, seminars and workshops.&...


DAI Research and Community Roundtable

The Design Age Institute hosts a Research and Community Roundtable with members of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing's Research Networks in Africa, Latin America and Central and Eastern...


Nuffield Council appoints members of working group on the future of ageing

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has appointed members to the working group of its latest in-depth inquiry into the future of ageing, which will examine ethical questions in relation to the role o...


Journal of Tourism Analysis | Adela Balderas

The Institute is pleased to announce that Dr Adela Balderas has been appointed Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Tourism Analysis as of January 2021.  Adela is a Researh...


2020 MSFHR Scholars | Teddy Cosco

The Institute is delighted to announce that Theodore D Cosco has been named amongst the 2020 MSFHR Scholar award recipients who are advancing science, addressing health priorities, a...


2020 IARU Internship | The deadline is extended

Due to COVID-19 the deadline has been extended to 1 October 2020! The Institute is inviting applications for graduate students from IARU group Universities for 2020 Internship in Oxford - M...


Design Age Institute: the UK’s first national design-for-ageing Institute

In a joint venture between  the Royal College of Art, University of Oxford and University of Newcastle, the UK’s first national design-for-ageing Institute has been announced. Th...


Gerontechnology can help people in Pandemic COVID-19 - Brazilian Note

The Brazilian Society of Gerontechnology, recognizing the gravity of the situation that both Brazil and the world are facing since the first cases of contagious by COVID-19, issued a note: GERON...