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We're living longer but in poorer health | Sarah Harper in The Guardian

Professor Sarah Harper comments on the latest ILC-UK annual flagship 'State of the Nation' Factpack in The Guardian. Harper said that the report highlights that pensioners were far from ...


Hay Levels series 3 out now

New series of Hay Levels has continued this week with 8 new videos released online including Prof Sarah Harper on Ageing recorded at this year's Hay Festival. Hay Levels ...


BBC Radio Oxford | Sarah Harper

Professor Sarah Harper reviews the Sunday papers on BBC Radio Oxford with Sophie Law, 95.2 FM | Digital. 12/11/2017, 03:08:42.  Listen now: Remembrance Sunday


Nobel Prize Dialogue Seoul 2017: The Age to Come

On 30 October 2017, Nobel Prize Dialogue was held in Seoul. Nobel Laureates, key opinion leaders, policy makers, students, researchers and the general public met to discuss The Age to Come, explori...


International Population Conference 2017

The 2017 IUSSP International Population Conference took place in Cape Town, South Africa, 29 October- 04 November.  The IUSSP International Population Conference is a major international ev...


Journal of Population Ageing | New Issue Alert

We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Population Ageing Volume 10 Issue 4 is now available online. In this issue (7 articles): Editorial Notes by George Leeson: Realizing the Pote...


CAG and CIHR-IA 2017 Award | Teddy D Cosco

Congratulations to Dr Teddy D Cosco on receiving the 2017 Recognition Award for Excellence in Longitudinal Research: In Honour of Betty Havens. The recognition for excellence is awarded every 2 ...


Who wants to live forever?

Dr George Leeson commented on increasing life expectances in a recent article by Chris Menon ‘Who wants to live forever?’ published in Reader’s Digest. Recently, efforts to ext...


Burcu Ozdemir | DPhil Award

Congratulations to Burcu Ozdemir on successfully defending her doctoral thesis. Burcu was awarded a DPhil in Sociology from the University of Oxford under the supervision of Professor Sarah Harper....


Anti-Ageing: Is it possible, and would we want it?

An article in the BBC Future about pharmaceutical treatments that can reverse ageing and what that means for society quotes Professor Sarah Harper.   "Part of being human is that we ha...


Commonwealth Story Telling Project

With the aim of connecting all ages across the Commonwealth, combating ageism and recording stories for generations to come, CommonAge is inviting young people living in Commonwealth countries to s...


Oxford Today | Interview with George Leeson

Oxford Today interviewed the Director of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, Dr George Leeson. George Leeson questioned perceptions about what it means to be ‘old’, our real l...


International Symposium on Robot Therapy with PARO

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing is co-sponsoring along with AgeLab at MIT the 9th International Symposium on Robot Therapy with Seal Robot, PARO to be held in Japan on October 6th. Pro...


Ageless Generation | Sarah Harper in The Times

In an article by broadcaster Joan Bakewell, 84, “Sexy, over 60 and still got it", Sarah Harper argues that old age should be redefined completely. Old age should refer only to that ...


UNECE Ministerial Conference on Ageing

Dr George Leeson delivered the opening keynote speech at the UNECE Research Forum on Ageing conducted on 20 September 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal, during the UNECE Ministerial Conference on Ageing (20...