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Patricia O'Neill | DPhil Award

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Congratulation to Patricia O’Neill who has had her DPhil awarded (leave to supplicate) on 21 April 2015. Dissertation title: Chinese daughters negotiating contemporary norms and traditional filial obligations.

Richard Suzman | Director of NIA's Division of Behavioral and Social Research passes away at age 72

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The Institute is very saddened to learn that Dr. Richard Suzman, Director of NIA's Division of Behavioral and Social Research has died.  Richard was a tremendous supporter  of the Institute of Population Ageing  and its work.  Along with colleagues across the globe who work on population ageing, the Institute here at Oxford owes a great debt to Richard, both for his foresight in promoting the concept of demographic ageing, and for his initial belief in and continued support of the work of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing.

Dr Tina Weber | The BMBF new appointment

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Dr Tina Weber, a former visiting research fellow at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing will now start working for the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) within the field of ageing and health research programmes.

The Art of Ageing | George Leeson’s keynote address at the 1st European theatre and science festival

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Dr George Leeson gave a keynote address at the at the European Theatre Convention (ETC) International theatre conference and Art of Ageing 1st European theatre and science festival at Teatrul National Timisoara, Romania, April 16-19, 2015.

Sarah Harper and Kenneth Howse at the International Seminar on the Active Ageing Index | Brussels, 16-17 April 2015

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An International Seminar “Building an evidence base for active ageing policies: Active Ageing Index and its potential” is dedicated to the studies focusing on how to achieve better outcomes — measured, for instance, by AAI — through appropriate policies including those

EAST Network Workshop: 'Depopulation of Rural Areas in Central and Eastern Europe: causes, consequences and solutions'

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Workshop: 'Depopulation of Rural Areas in Central and Eastern Europe: causes, consequences and solutions'

11-13 June, 2015

The workshop will take place at the University of Applied Sciences Zittau/Gorlitz (Germany)
 

Wedding Announcement | Dr Kate Hamblin

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The Institute would like to extend our warmest congratulation to Kate Hamblin (Senior Research Fellow) and Aaron Sleep on their recent marriage.

 

The new demography of death | George Leeson on the OECD Insights blog

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The changing composition of the demography of death is explored by Dr George Leeson in today’s post on the OECD Insights blog. More than half of the almost 370,000 deaths in England and Wales in 1850 would have occurred among people aged less than 60 years. By the early 21st century, these same populations have become old and long-lived, and almost 90 per cent of the deaths in England and Wales now occur among people aged over 60 years.

Sarah Harper will join the debate – ‘Taxing Times: Our Ageing Society’ hosted by the Common Sense Collective.

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Sarah Harper will join the debate – ‘Taxing Times: Our Ageing Society’ hosted by the Common Sense Collective. As the post-war baby boom generation reaches its seventies this decade, the discussion will explore how we can work together to build a society in which people can continue to contribute and play an active role in their own future as part of an increasingly ageing population.

The event will take place on Tuesday 17th March from 7.30 pm at Central Hall, Westminster. A drinks reception will follow at 9 pm.

Can you afford to live beyond 100? | Sarah Harper at the Momentum Risk Summit

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Fin24, South Africa’s premier source of business and finance news, has interviewed Sarah Harper on the occasion of the Momentum Risk Summit 2015 in Sun City. The Momentum Risk Summit, one of the most important events on the South African insurance industry calendar, is dedicated to exploring the risks, challenges and trends in the risk insurance industry.