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Professor Vhumani Magezi | AfOx

The Institute welcomes Professor Vhumani Magezi, Academic Visitor at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing from February 2019 to March 2019.  Professor Magezi is a recipient of The Africa ...


No Country for Young People

There will be nearly 20% fewer under-25s in the county of Powys by 2039.  How can young professionals be convinced to move in? And are rural areas viable as the population ages? Listen to P...


Rui Kang | PhD Award

Congratulations to Rui Kang on successfully defending her doctoral thesis at the School of Labour Economics, Capital University of Economics and Business, Beijing, China. Rui Kang was a Visiting Ju...


Journal of Population Ageing | New Issue Alert

We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Population Ageing Volume 12, Issue 1, March 2019 is now available online. In this issue (8 articles): Patterns of Frailty and Quality of Life...


New Publication Alert

The ageing and de-institutionalisation of death—Evidence from England and Wales by Dr George W Leeson. Highlights Increasingly, age of death is postponed until very old age, and car...


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Sarah Harper discussed declining fertility rates around the world, warning that the focus on boosting populations was outdated and potentially ba...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,...