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Michaelmas 2022 Seminar Series – Ageing Post Trauma

Convenors: Professor Francis Davis and Dr Anthony Howarth Drawing on perspectives from Conflict and Legal Studies, Anthropology, Social Work, and the Health Sciences this seminar series will explore the impact of trauma on the ageing process including during conflict, post-conflict and incarceration.

Oxford Summer School in Ageing 22-25 August

The BLAST ageing network is holding its first immersive summer school from 22 – 25 August in Oxford, aimed predominantly at UK-based early career researchers. The deadline for registering interest is 1st August – via the Application Form on https://coxlab.web.ox.ac.uk/blast. From ageing hallmarks to drugs for age-related diseases: steps in the discovery pipeline Oriel College, Oxford  22nd-25th August 2022 Join us for a 3-day immersive summer school on ageing, hosted in […]

EAST: Ageing during Covid-19 and beyond in Central and Eastern Europe

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing Central and Eastern Research Network on Ageing (EAST) Seminar Series Convenor: Dr. George W. Leeson This series will be conducted on TUESDAYS at 2PM (UK time) via Zoom:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81479904578?pwd=ZlRPdmZFQkFkV0pDcUROSHFjcDFZdz09

Changing parameters of inclusive design

Exactly 20 years ago, I was involved in a landmark project at the Royal College of Art with retail giant B&Q to develop a range of low-cost, lightweight, easy-to-use power tools that would make it easier for older people to carry out basic home improvements.

Michaelmas 2021 Seminar Series – Future Perspectives on Ageing

Thursdays 2pm -3pm Location: Oxford Martin School 34 Broad Street (corner of Holywell and Catte Streets) Oxford OX1 3BD Please note that this is a hybrid event with online and in-person speaker. You will need to register and indicate whether you wish to attend in person or online via Zoom. Please register 12 hours before […]

The facts behind the headlines

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a traumatic experience at all levels – for individuals, families, communities and governments. The numbers are beyond the grasp of most of us, globally, around 250 million cases and almost 5 million deaths.