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Impact of Long-run Population Dynamics on UK Consumer Demand

Dr. Melanie Lührmann from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, London, has presented a guest lecture for the OIA Michaelmas Seminar Series on 11th November entitled: 'The Impact of long-run P...


Intergenerational Cohesion and the Political Economy of Pension Reform

Professor Axel Boersch-Supan, Director of the Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (MEA) has discussed  Intergenerational Cohesion and the Political Economy of Pension Refor...


Demography and the Household Saving Rate in Japan

The OIA  Seminar Series on the Economics of Ageing have hosted on Thursday 21st October  Professor John Muellbauer (Nuffield College, University of Oxford), who gave a talk on Demography ...


Population Ageing: crisis or opportunity?

Professor John Ermisch  (University of Essex) has presented the lecture: 'Population Ageing: Crisis or Opportunity', as part of the OIA Michaelmas Seminar Series, on 28 October 2010. ...


Journal of Intergenerational Relationships: special issue on Grandparenting in Europe

Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, Volume 8 Issue 3 2010 Special issue on: Grandparenting in Europe Contributions by: Sarah Harper, George Leeson, Andreas Hoff, Robin Mann > Down...


Oxford Institute of Ageing has Moved!

Please note that the Oxford Institute of Ageing has moved to 66 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PR. Our new telephone number is 01865-612800 and  our existing email addresses remain the same. 


Ageing Advisory Board Appointment

Professor Sarah Harper has been appointed to Ageing Advisory Board of the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA).


The Leverhulme Trust Grant Award

The Oxford Institute of Ageing has been awarded a grant by Leverhulme Trust to undertake research on Grandparenthood within Bilingual Families: A Welsh Case Study. The project will be lead by ...


Vietnam and UK Strengthen Research Ties

Professor Sarah Harper is pleased to announce and congratulate Matthew Tye for spearheading an exciting new initiative which will strengthen academic ties and accelerate research initiatives betwee...


Oxford Institute Highlights Increasing Role of Grandfathers in Caring for Grandchildren

Professor Sarah Harper revealed that work done at the OIA by Dr George Leeson on Grandfathers in both the UK and Scandinavia showed that modern grandfathers were becoming almost as involved as gran...


British Academy to fund Latin American Network on Ageing

Dr George Leeson has been awarded a grant from the British Academy to establish a Latin American Research Network on Ageing (LARNA).  This will be the Institute's 4th Network and will work...


Former Institute Fellow appointed as new Director of Age Concern Oxfordshire

Paul Cann, former Head of Policy and International Affairs at Help the Aged and OIA visiting Fellow  from 2004- 2007, has been appointed as the new Director of Age Concern Oxfordshir...


Articles NOW Available on line for Journal of Population Ageing

We are pleased to announce that the first eight articles for the Journal of Population Ageing, eds. Sarah Harper & George Leeson, can be now accessed on line: http://www.springer.com/social+...


HSBC Insurance launch the fourth annual The Future of Retirement study

HSBC Insurance’s fourth annual The Future of Retirement study, undertaken by Oxford University’s Institute of Ageing, with Dr George Leeson as its PI, focuses on how people from across ...


First Spring School in Ageing a great success

2008 Spring School Programme The First Spring School in Ageing was held 14 – 17 April 2008, and attracted over 70 participants drawn from regions across the globe. It provided a Multi-Disc...