Early findings from WHERL will be presented by Laurie Corna at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies’ Cohort Studies Research Conference on 17 March 2015. The paper is entitled: “Employment Histories of British Men and Women: Implications for extended working lives and socioeconomic circumstances in later life”, with co-authors Loretta G. Platts, Diana Worts, Karen Glaser, Peggy McDonough… Read more »5-7 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SN, United Kingdom
Dr. Loretta Platts presented research examining returns to paid work following retirement using data from the British Household Panel Survey.Cruciform Hub, University College London, London
This was a collaborative network workshop organised by Professor David Blane from the International Centre for Life Course Studies in Society and Health (ICLS) at UCL which brought together groups of researchers working on the issue of extending working lives. Researchers included Professor Jenny Head who is also leading a cross-research council funded consortium on… Read more »
On 12th January 2015 Dr. Loretta Platts introduced the WHERL project to staff at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion. Read more about this meeting.
Loretta Platts has been invited by the Centre Metices at the Université libre de Bruxelles to speak on the subject of the factors affecting individuals’ decisions to return to employment following a period of retirement. The talk title is: “Retour au travail après le départ en retraite : une analyse du panel des ménages britanniques (Returning… Read more »Université libre de Bruxelles: Salle Henri Janne – 15e niveau, Institut de Sociologie (bat. S).
The Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine is delighted to announce that it will once again host the Age UK and Institute of Gerontology, King’s College London, Annual Lecture in memory of David Hobman. This year’s lecture will be delivered by Lord Geoffrey Filkin CBE, on the topic “The Benefits of an Ageing Society”…. Read more »Great Hall, King’s Building, King's College London (Strand Campus), Strand, London, WC2R 2LS
The first Scientific Steering Committee meeting was attended by applicants, co-applicants, researchers, project partners and Professor Ruth Hancock, scientific adviser to the project.