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
March 17, 2015

WHERL research to be presented at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies Conference

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
February 24, 2015

Working longer network workshop on extending working lives and the changing face of retirement, Goodenough College, University College 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 »

January 25, 2015

Meeting at the European Commission

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.