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Diabetes is one of the most high-risk conditions for severe Covid-19 | Sarah Harper in MailOnline

Professor Sarah Harper comments in MailOnline on the new study, published in the journal Diabetologia, on the effects of diabetes on hospitalised Covid-19 patients.   "The fi...


Evening Extra with Sarah Harper

Why are so many old people dying in care homes? Are we doing enough to protect some of our most vulnerable citizens? What makes caring for older people specifically different? Listen to&nbs...


100 days later: How did Britain fail so badly in dealing with Covid-19? | Sarah Harper

Professor Sarah Harper comments on key factors that might lie behind widespread variations seen in Covid-19 death tolls from different countries. “From a demographic point of vie...


Is weight a more significant factor than age in the next stage of lockdown?

Should we be considering factors such as BMI when it comes to shielding a specific population?  Professor Sarah Harper comments in an article published in The Telegraph.  "At a po...


Failure to protect the elderly? | The experts' views

Six experts give their opinions on why the UK has been hit so hard by the Covid-19 virus in an article published by The Telegraph. "The endless delays in creating a sound sustainable social...


What's Wrong With | The Podcast ft Sarah Harper

What’s Wrong With (www/) is a diagnostic discussion series created by Eray/Carbajo - an architecture and design studio. They interview progress makers, boundary pushers and creative lead...


Very old hailed as super-survivors | Sarah Harper in The Times

People who live beyond 100 are part of a special group whose biological make-up means that they are more likely to survive coronavirus. Sarah Harper comments that with people who live to a very old...


Senior Policy in Hungary, Poland and Russia | New Publication

Senior Policy in Hungary, Poland and Russia by Bogusława Urbaniak, Yaroslava Evseeva, László Patyán. The writing of this monograph was inspired by discussions at the Jo...


Publications Alert

Drawing on a John Fell funded seminar series on the Ethics of Care and a workshop to develop the concept of Intergenerational Contact Zones, respectively convened in 2014 and 2015 at the Oxfor...


Vox Pop | Interview with Sarah Harper

Professor Sarah Harper was interviewd by the European culture TV channel ARTE  on demographic challenges, falling fertility rates and family policies in Europe.  Tune in...


Gerontechnology can help people in Pandemic COVID-19 - Brazilian Note

The Brazilian Society of Gerontechnology, recognizing the gravity of the situation that both Brazil and the world are facing since the first cases of contagious by COVID-19, issued a note: GERON...


Marie Curie Fellowship | Mengling Cheng

The Institute is delighted to announce that Mengling Cheng has been awarded a Marie Curie PhD fellowship in Public Health Sciences to work on economic, social, and life-course antece...


Koeun Park | PhD award

Congratulations to Koeun Park on successfully defending her doctoral thesis at the Graduate School of Social Welfare, Ewha Woman's University in Seoul, Korea. Koeun was a Vi...


The Bomb That Didn't Explode | Sarah Harper

In 1968, the book “The Population Bomb" warned that overpopulation would lead to famine and war. But now, as many people live longer and have fewer children, a new problem is taking shap...


The New Old exhibition | Pratt Manhattan Gallery in New York

The New Old: Designing for Our Future Selves exhibition with demographic exhibits from the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing along side the design work of the Royal College of Art, is now ...