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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.  ...


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. ...


Journal of Population Ageing | New Issue Alert

We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Population Ageing Volume 12, Issue 2, June 2019 is now available online. In this issue (10 articles): Editorial Notes by Sarah Harper - Li...


Living Longer within Ageing Societies

New publication by Sarah Harper in the Journal of Population Ageing - Living Longer within Ageing Societies  The Journal of Population Ageing is now in its second decade. We are growing in ...


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 ...


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 ...


Access to contraception not ‘silver bullet’ to stem population growth in Africa

A new study challenges the misconception that rising population growth in Africa is caused solely by inadequate family planning. Greater economic development across Africa in the years ahead cou...


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...


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 ...


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...


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,...


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...


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...


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...