Responding to a dramatic decrease in the birth rate, the Chinese government announced on 31st May 2021 that couples would be permitted to have up to three children. This change follows the relaxation of birth control policies in 2015 when the long-standing ‘One-child’ policy was replaced by a ‘Two-child’ policy. Although there was a small short-term increase […]
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The translation of WHO’s latest revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) into Portuguese, published with a declaration that it will be adopted in Brazil from the beginning of 2022, has caused uproar among the country’s specialists and academics in the field of gerontology. The bone of contention is the inclusion of “old age” […]
Living Longer Better Seminar Series: David A Gold – 29th June, 4pm David A Gold will be speaking on “Breaking the Rules of Aging: Lessons from Jellyfish and other Ancient Animals”. This seminar will be recorded.
We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Population Ageing Volume 14, Issue 2 is now available online.
Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Digital Technology Interventions to Reduce Loneliness in Older Adults” has been published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR).
Dr Rebecca Sear will be speaking on “Grandmothers, mothers and others: the secret of our success?” in the next instalment of the Living Longer Better Seminar Series hosted by Dr Rob Salguero-Gomez. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85488891635?pwd=L2c1RHdvQmsxbk5RcVNPUnlqTTA3Zz09 Meeting ID: 854 8889 1635 Passcode: 141777 Event link: https://talks.ox.ac.uk/talks/id/86a89f3d-ea9d-4fda-9836-09edd30f9eee/
The EuGMS SIG on Biology of ageing is glad to invite you to a series of monthly open meetings to introduce the latest and most representative activities of the teams and members of the SIG.
The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing Seminar Series Perspectives on Global Ageing Convenor: Professor Sarah Harper This series will be conducted on Thursdays at 2PM (GMT) via Zoom:
13th annual Green Templeton College Human Welfare Conference The theme for the Green Templeton College Human Welfare Conference 2021 that will take place on Friday 14 May is Living Longer: Healthy Ageing and the Opportunities of Longevity.
Having just crossed the threshold of a year since COVID-19 became a global pandemic, there has been ample time to observe the ways in which technology has been used as a means of fostering social connectedness. As a result of widespread restrictions on face-to-face contact, social isolation and loneliness have become increasingly salient issues for […]