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Commonwealth: The Future is Grey

An article in The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs discusses the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing research report 'Ageing in the Commonwealth' commis...


Professor Sir John Grimley Evans (1936-2018)

The Institute of Population Ageing is greatly saddened by the death of Professor Sir John Grimley Evans, Kt, MA, DM (MA, MD Camb), FRCP,  FMedSci, FFPH.  Emeritus Professor of Clinical Ge...


Robots may have role in future of elder care | George Leeson

Dr George Leeson comments as part of an article looking at the future of robotics in caring for older people in Japan in two separate articles in Mail Online and Channel News Asia (Singapore). &...


Ageing in the Commonwealth report launched on Commonwealth Day

We are delighted to announce that the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing research report “Ageing in the Commonwealth” commissioned  by the Commonwealth Association for the Agein...


Ageing populations are growing around our youth-obsessed Commonwealth

New research by CommonAge and the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing shows that in the majority of Commonwealth countries, the absolute size of the older population will increase by at least 100...


Sir John Sulston (1942-2018)

The Institute of Population Ageing is greatly saddened by the death of Sir John Sulston. John  chaired the Royal Society's People and the Planet Review. While neither an expert in&nbs...


Ageing in Common

The UK will be hosting an event entitled Ageing In Common: An International Perspective – and the event is running from the 16 to the 18th April in Reading. The event has been coordinate...


Is having a social life the answer to longevity? | Sarah Harper on CNN

Professor Sarah Harper is discussing the power of social networking on high life expectancies in CNN’s special report Vital Signs with Dr Sanjay Gupta. Vital Signs explores health stories ...


Journal of Population Ageing | Special Issue

We are pleased to announce that a new special issue of the Journal of Population Ageing is now available online. Volume 11, Issue 1, March 2018 Special Issue: New roles for older people ...


BBC Radio 4 | Sarah Harper

How do we prepare for an ageing population? What will living longer mean for the life choices we make? Professor Sarah Harper discussed increasing life expectancies with important implications f...


New Publication Alert: Building Evidence for Active Ageing Policies

Building Evidence for Active Ageing Policies: Active Ageing Index and its Potential Edited by A. Zaidi, S. Harper, K. Howse, G. Lamura, J. Perek-Biaas Description This book provides multin...


New Publication Alert

Global demographic change and grandparenthood by George Leeson  Description Life expectancies at birth have increased at the global level from 47 years in the mid-twentieth century to a...


New Publication Alert

As the World Ages: When Older Populations Become the Majority by Sarah Harper. Description One of the great challenges facing the global order over the coming decades is the aging of the pop...


Ageing in the Commonwealth

The latest edition of Driven by Health magazine features the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing research report “Ageing in the Commonwealth” commissioned  by the Commonwealth As...


New Publication Alert

Son Preference and Family Limitation in Pakistan: A Parity- and Contraceptive Method–Specific Analysis  by Dr Melanie Channon (Frost). Description: Son preference exerts a strong i...