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Messy Realities -the Secret Life of Technology

The podcast series 'Messy Realities - the Secret Life of Technology' comprises conversations between health services researchers, Museum experts and community members on wide-ranging topics...


Academics discuss social governance | George W Leeson

An article in the China Daily Global reporting views of academics who have been invited speakers at the 4th China-UK Symposium on the Modernisation of Social Governance quotes Dr George W Leeson. ...


Care duties take older workers out of jobs market | Sarah Harper

Professor Sarah Harper comments on the economic impact on older workers caring for relatives in the Financial Times. "Government is pushing the responsibility for caring for ...


Educational differentials in the realisation of fertility intentions: Is sub-Saharan Africa different?

Abstract Background The gap between fertility outcomes and fertility ideals is notably higher in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) than elsewhere, relating to both under- and overachievement o...


Population Matters | Interview with Sarah Harper

How much should we worry about our demographic destiny? How should we respond to these challenges? Or are they opportunities?  Sarah Harper talks to author and broadcaster Tiffany Jenkins a...


Ageing population does not point to a crisis | George Leeson

Ageing population and declining birthrates are now a global issue. What caused the phenomenon? What lessons can China draw from international practice against the backdrop? Dr George W Leeson share...


The good, the bad and the robotic | George Leeson

In the May edition of the Lawyers Ahead of the Curve magazine,  Dr George Leeson discusses the implications of the rising older demographic and how technology can help us moving forward. Re...


Japan, South Korea face graying future | George Leeson

Japan and South Korea face stark demographic change. Longer life spans and low birth rates in both countries have led to rapidly aging populations. At 126 million, Japan's population is already...


Scientifically-driven longevity | Sarah Harper in WIRED

Ahead of the 2019 Hay Festival, WIRED asked fifteen leading writers and thinkers to answer one question: What will be the biggest technological or scientific breakthrough in our lifetime? Read t...


Politiken with George Leeson

In a recent article in Politiken,  Dr George Leeson discussed loneliness, depression and family-conflicts among the elderly in Denmark. Politiken is a leading Danish daily broadsheet newspaper...


CPAC News | George Leeson

Dr George W Leeson was interviewed by CPAC, the Cable Public Affairs Channel. In an interview with Alison Smith, Dr George W Leeson talks about how governments and societies can adapt and p...


Tax breaks for having more children | George Leeson

An article in Euronews on measures introduced by the Hungarian Prime Minister to boost his country’s birth rates quotes Dr George W Leeson. "Our levels of fertility rates have been lo...


BBC World Service | Sarah Harper

Professor Sarah Harper was interviewed by BBC World Service Newshour on measures introduced by the Hungarian Prime Minister to boost his country's birth rate.   Tune in to BBC World ...


Are carebots the solution to the elderly care crisis?

Japan believes robots could help to care for people in ageing societies, and address the shortage of human carers. But can these 'carebots' really meet the needs of the elderly? Dr Georg...


Sarah Harper | The New York Times

An article in The New York Times about measures introduced by the Hungarian Prime Minister to boost the native Hungarian population quotes Professor Sarah Harper. “Like Hungary, France int...