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Public engagement workshop | SCALS

The Institute’s Director, Dr. George W. Leeson, spoke at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences’  public engagement workshop on Monday 14 May at the Pitt Rivers Mu...


Ageing in Asia-Pacific

Professor Sarah Harper comments on rapid ageing in the Asia-Pacific region in an article in Acuity  “A question for the ages”. “From a pure humanity point of view, it is a...


Dr Renfeng Wang | James Martin Visitor

The Institute welcomes Dr Renfeng Wang, James Martin Visitor at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing from May 2018 to June 2018. Renfeng Wang received his PhD in Educational Sciences from V...


New Publication Alert: Urban Chinese Daughters

Urban Chinese Daughters: Navigating new roles, status and filial obligation in a transitioning culture by Patricia O'Neill ABOUT THIS BOOK The lives of urban Chinese daughters have change...


New appointment | George Leeson

We are very pleased to announce that Dr George W Leeson, Director of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, has been appointed  as a member of Public Health England's Productive H...


New Publication Alert

Living to 100 years and beyond: Drivers and implications by George W Leeson. Description The world is ageing, both at an individual and a population level, and population ageing is truly a gl...


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 ...