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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.