Events

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
April 13, 2016 / 2.45pm - 5.30pm followed by a networking reception

The Wellbeing, Health, Retirement and the Lifecourse project (WHERL) event to disseminate current research findings

The Wellbeing, Health, Retirement and the Lifecourse project (WHERL) is pleased to invite you to an event to disseminate current research findings. WHERL is a three-year academic research project led by the Institute of Gerontology at King’s College London in partnership with 5 other institutions.

The project examines a crucial question for ageing societies: how inequalities across the life course relate to paid work in later life in the UK.

Prudential Governor’s House Laurence Pountney Hill London EC4R 0HH
March 31, 2016

WHERL findings to be presented at the Population Association of America meeting

Work by Rebecca Benson and Amanda Sacker relating allostatic load to hours worked after reaching state pension age will be presented at the Population Association of America’s 2016 meeting in Washington, D.C.  This work will be presented by Benson in a session entitled “Work, Retirement, and Time Use.”

Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road, NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
February 15, 2016 / 1.30 pm to 3.30 p.m.

Department of Work and Pensions Project Briefing

Presentation of preliminary results to the Fuller Working Lives team at the Department of Work and Pensions, the new Joint Work and Health Unit (this is a cross DWP and Department of Health unit) and representatives from the Department of Health.

Caxton House, 6 Tothill Street, SW1H 9NA