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Book Release: Retirement in Japan and Korea. The past, the present and the future of mandatory retirement

George Leeson and Hafiz Khan discuss mandatory retirement in the recently released book 'Retirement in Japan and Korea. The past, the present and the future of mandatory retirement', Edited by Masa Higo and Thomas Klassen.
The book looks at retirement issues in Japan and South Korea in an era of population ageing, and at future policy implications. 

'Is the Planet Full? | Sarah Harper and Ian Golding at Hay Festival


The Hay Festival featured a series of events centered around 'Is the Planet Full?' a collection of essays edited by Professor Ian Goldin (Director, Oxford Martin School) . 

Ageing workforce and occupational therapy | George Leeson, Royal College of Physicians, London

In a keynote presentation at  the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Dr George Leeson addressed the ageing of the British workforce and the challenges this will present to occupational physicians in the future.
The meeting, held at the Royal College of Physicians, London, 28 May 2014, was entitled ‘Back to the Future’, with a view to examining past and current changes to the demographic makeup of the work force, and projections for the future.

Conference ‘Fertility Transition in the South’ & Oxford Spring School in Demography | Programme Updates


We are delighted to announce the Conference on “Fertility Transition in the South”, taking place on 23 - 25 April 2014, St. Anne's College, Oxford, and the Oxford Spring School in Demography, following on 28 April - 1 May 2014.

Health and Social Care Integration: Policy and Practice | Trinity 2014 Seminar Series

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Trinity 2014 Seminar Series

Health and Social Care Integration: Policy and Practice

Thursdays, 12:30-2:00pm

Research Methods in Demography and Beyond | Trinity 2014 Seminar Series


Trinity 2014 Seminar Series: 
‘Research Methods in Demography and Beyond’


Oxford Institute of Population Ageing
Seminar Room, 66 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PR
Wednesdays 12:30 to 2:00 pm

Video: Is the Planet Full? Ian Golding and Sarah Harper at the Oxford Literary Festival

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'Can our planet continue to support a growing population estimated to reach 10 billion people by the middle of the century? Are there unexplored benefits in increasing numbers of people in the world? And how can we harness the benefits of a healthier, wealthier and longer-living population?'

Son preference and sex-selection: quantitative evidence and interpretation


Dr Sylvie Dubuc was an invited speaker at International Women’s Day 2014, University of Birmingham at the Conference ‘Faith, Culture, Gender and Violence’.

Prime Minister David Cameron appoints Prof Harper to the Council for Science and Technology


Prime Minister David Cameron has appointed Prof Sarah Harper to join his Council for Science and Technology (CST).

The Council’s remit is to advise the Prime Minister on strategic science and technology policy issues that cut across the responsibilities of individual government departments. 

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Dynamics of Population Development | George Leeson, University of Guanajuato, Mexico


A course on the 'Dynamics of Population Development', is being held by Dr George Leeson at the University of Guanajuato, Mexico 20-27 February 2014. The training is part of the research and and capacity building activities designed by LARNA (Latin American Research Network on Ageing) around the key challenges of population change in Latin America.