On 12th January Dr. Loretta Platts introduced the WHERL project to staff at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion. This meeting extended the project’s network to policy makers at EU level and will help us interact more effectively with European institutions in the future. We’ve put edited highlights of the presentation… Read more »
The DWP has published guidance about employing older workers and working past 50. It is aimed at older people who want to work longer and employers who could benefit by employing older people. It includes a discussion of help and support available by the Older Workers Champion Ros Altmann.
The CLS at the Institute of Education has just announced a CALL FOR POSTERS FROM POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS Submission deadlines: 5 January 2015 at 17:00 Submit poster details and queries to: firstname.lastname@example.org Detailed information available at: www.cls.ioe.ac.uk/clsconference This conference aims to showcase research using cohort data, covering a broad range of themes relating to the life… Read more »
Age UK’s detailed research report provides a uniquely informed view, via statistical analysis and qualitative research, of the cohort of people aged 50-64 living in England today. We have named this group Generation R to reflect their resilience, risk and readiness (or otherwise) for ageing. Download the PDF here. Other reports, factsheets, our monthly bulletin, and… Read more »
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Debora Price has been elected to Research Committee 11, Sociology of Ageing, of the International Sociological Association. Debora will serve as a member at large from 2014 to 2018.