Events

November 30, 2016

European Psychiatric Association: Epidemiology section meeting

Dr. Gayan Perera will be presenting at the European Psychiatirc Associaiton (EPA) Epidemiology section meeting on the 1st December 2016 at 2 pm on “Paid employment and common mental disorders: analysis of 15 years of national data (1993-2007)”

Scandic Opalen, Gothenburg, Sweden
September 07, 2016

WHERL findings to be presented at the Stockholm Stress Center Annual Workshop

Lawrence Sacco will present a poster at the Stockholm Stress Center Annual Workshop on the 7th of September. The poster will display early findings from his doctoral research on engagement in paid work, volunteering and informal care provision in mid to late life in Britain.

Radisson Blu Royal Park Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden
September 01, 2016

Conference on Economics and Ageing

Keynote speaker. I discussed the many inter-relationships between ageing and economics, and presented some of the WHERL findings on transitions (chronograms of labour working status for men and women – http://wherl.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/IAGG-WHERL-presentation.pdf).

Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica, Heredia, Costa Rica
August 31, 2016

Conference on Well-being in Later Life

I was the guest keynote speaker at this event, where I presented the Age UK’s Index of Well-being in Later Life.

Fundación Omar Dengo, San José, Costa Rica
August 31, 2016

WHERL findings to be presented at the ProWorkNet Annual Conference in Sigtuna

Lawrence Sacco will present a poster at the ProWorkNet Annual Conference in Sigtuna (31 August – 1 September). Lawrence will present findings from his doctoral research on the engagement in paid and unpaid work in mid to late life in Britain, using a life-course approach.

Hotel Kristina, Rektor Cullbergs väg 1, Sigtuna, Sweden
July 10, 2016

WHERL project leads symposium at 3rd ISA World Forum of Sociology in Vienna

Wellbeing, Health, and Later Life Work from a Cross-National Comparative Perspective Sunday, 10 July 2016: 14:15-15:45 Location: Hörsaal BIG 1 (Main Building) RC11 Sociology of Aging (host committee) The WHERL team presented new findings at an invited symposium of the International Sociological Association, Research Committee 11 (RC-11, Sociology of Ageing) led by Professor Karen Glaser… Read more »

Vienna, Austria
July 06, 2016

WHERL findings presented at the annual conference of the British Society of Gerontology

Preliminary findings on the longitudinal patterns of engagement in paid work, informal care provision, volunteering and civic engagement have been presented by Lawrence Sacco at the British Society of Gerontology (BSG) annual conference in Stirling (6 – 8 July). The oral paper is entitled “A life-course approach to the study of paid and unpaid activities… Read more »

University of Stirling, Stirling, United Kingdom