Events

September 03, 2015

European Society for Health and Medical Sociology special interest meeting

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.
August 26, 2015 / 14:00

Lawrence Sacco and Jing Liao present at Age UK on the CHIR Summer Program in Aging 2015

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
July 03, 2015 / 11.00

Presentation at the British Society of Gerontology conference in Newcastle

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
June 19, 2015 / 12.30 - 5pm

2nd Scientific Steering Committee and Project Partner Meeeting

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
June 02, 2015

Extending working life and health, ICLS Policy Seminar

The relationships between work, retirement and health in later life are complex and much of the evidence base examines early retirement. In the context of extending working lives in the UK, we use data from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing to examine work beyond the state pension age (SPA) to better understand who is… Read more »

University College London, London, United Kingdom
April 25, 2015

New research on older adults’ employment biographies in comparative perspective was presented in a symposium at the IAGG-ER

At the recent International Association on Gerontology and Geriatrics European Congress (IAGG-ER) in Dublin, Dr. Laurie Corna presented a paper on older adults’ employment biographies in Sweden, Italy, Germany and the US, and discussed the findings in light of recent policy changes.  This paper was part of a symposium entitled “The changing landscape of later-life… Read more »

Dublin, Ireland
April 25, 2015

Dr. Laurie Corna will lead a Symposium on the Changing Landscape of Later-Life Employment and Growing Inequalities at the 8th IAGG European Region Congress

Dr. Laurie Corna from King’s College London will lead a symposium on later-life employment and growing inequalities at the 8th International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress in Dublin, Ireland on 25 April 2015.  The symposium will bring together research from the WHERL project and other papers from the University of Toronto, University College London and the… Read more »

Dublin, Ireland
April 15, 2015 / 13:00 - 14:00

Work, retirement, health and care: an introduction to the WHERL project

RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES:”WORK, RETIREMENT, HEALTH AND CARE: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE WHERL PROJECT” Location: Room K6.63 Category: Seminar When: 15/04/2015 (13:00-14:30) Karen Glaser (KCL) , Laurie M. Corna (KCL), Loretta G. Platts (KCL) , Diana Worts(University of Toronto), Debora Price (KCL) and Peggy McDonough (University of Toronto): “Work, retirement, health and care: An introduction to… Read more »

Room K6.63 King's College London, Strand, WC2R 2LS