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
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
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
New findings on how employment histories and their association with working beyond the State Pension Age in the UK differ across birth cohorts will be presented by Dr. Laurie Corna in a symposium organized by Dr. Ewan Carr (UCL) at the upcoming annual meeting of the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies Meeting in… Read more »Dublin, Ireland
Dr Loretta G. Platts will participate in the ESHMS third special interest meeting in Trondheim, Norway, presenting a paper (prepared in collaboration with Professor Karen Glaser) on returns to work following retirement, comparing the United Kingdom and Russia.Scandic Nidelvan, Trondheim, Norway.
On the 26th of August 2015 Lawrence Sacco and Jing Liao, PhD students at King’s College London and University College London respectively, presented at Age UK their experience of the Summer Program in Aging 2015 in Toronto. From the 1st to the 5th of June 2015 Lawrence and Jing participated at the 2015 Summer Programme… Read more »Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9NA
Dr Loretta Platts will present WHERL research at the British Society of Gerontology conference in Newcastle. The paper will be part of a symposium called “Opportunities and obstacles to extending working lives. Multidisciplinary, lifecourse and cross-national perspectives”, organized by Dr Martin Hyde from the University of Manchester. Loretta will present a paper on re-entry to… Read more »Northumbria University Business School, City Campus East, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
The second Scientific Steering Committee meeting was attended by applicants, co-applicants, researchers and project partners providing an excellent opportunity to review early findings from the several work packages and critically discuss methodology and next steps.The Small Committee Room King's College London Strand WC2R 2LS