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New Publication Alert

New publication by  Emanuela Bianchera, Robin Mann & Sarah Harper in the Special Issue: Transnational Families in Global Migration: Navigating Economic Development and Life Cycles Across B...


New Publication Alert

The Impact of Life Course Employment and Domestic Duties on the Well-Being of Retired Women and the Social Protection Systems That Frame This by Sara Zella & Sarah Harper Description Obje...


Falling total fertility rate should be welcomed | Sarah Harper

In a recent article in The Guardian, Professor Sarah Harper discussed declining fertility rates around the world, warning that the focus on boosting populations was outdated and potentially ba...


Journal of Population Ageing | New Issue Alert

We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Population Ageing Volume 11, Issue 4, December 2018 is now available online. In this issue (6 articles): Productive Ageing Regimes in Euro...


Is low fertility good?

Professor Sarah Harper and Dr George W Leeson discussed changing fertility rates and the impact of a change in age of national and global populations in a series of interviews with media over the p...


Just keep on working | Sarah Harper in The Guardian

Professor Sarah Harper discussed increasing life expectancy and the implications of population ageing in an article in The Guardian "Want to enjoy a longer, happier life? Just keep on working....


New appointment | Atulya Saxena

We are very pleased to announce that Atulya Saxena has been appointed as a Lecturer in Public Health at the Department of Public Health under the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing at ...


Health Data Research UK | New Board Members

Professor Sarah Harper has been appointed to the Non-Executive Board of Health Data Research UK.  Together with the existing members, Sarah will share in the collective responsibility for t...


Sir Jeremy Heywood dies

It is with great sorrow that we learn of the death of Sir Jeremy Heywood.  Sir Jeremy was a strong supporter of research and policy developments in the study of population ageing and played a ...


The ageing population | Sarah Harper on RNZ

Professor Sarah Harper discussed the impacts of falling fertility and increasing life expectancy on Radio New Zealand's National Programme Saturday Morning, a magazine programme with long-form,...


Second International Seminar on the Active Ageing Index

UNECE, the European Commission's DG EMPL, the University of the Basque Country, the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, with the support of the Government of Biscay (Spain), held a Second In...


Minister for Social Care meets Institute's Paro

The Directors of the Institute presented Paro and discussed their research on the implications of therapeutic robots with Caroline Dinenage, Minister for Health and Social Care, and with the Depart...


Bizkaia Silver Week | Bilbao

Bizkaia Silver Week gathered in Bilbao-Bizkaia a week before the International Day of Older Persons, hosted symposia involving the key agents in ageing and quality of life, experts, institutions, i...


Life expectancy growth stalls | Sarah Harper

Professor Sarah Harper CBE comments on figures published by the ONS which shows that 2015 to 2017 saw the lowest improvements in life expectancy at birth in the UK since the start of their series i...


NWU | South Africa visit

In September, Dr. George W. Leeson visited North West University in South Africa at the invitation of Dr. Jaco Hoffman, an active member of the Collen programme. During the visit, Dr. Leeson spoke ...