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Social Sciences: Ageing/GerontologyPart of Social Sciences

In Britain alone, more than 1,500 people reach their 65th birthday every day. Ageing/Gerontology examines opportunities and challenges for older people, and how they differ across the world.

  • 20 June 2016

    Sustainable Development Goals put ageing a...

    Asghar Zaidi, professor of International Social Policy at the Unive...

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  • 11 March 2016

    20 Commonwealth scholarships for MSc dista...

    The Centre for Research on Ageing at the University of Southampton,...

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  • 17 September 2015

    Ethnicity and pensions: hear about a resea...

    Dr Athina Vlachantoni, Associate Professor in Gerontology, recently...

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    “I find studying long distance really exciting, I can stay home, I can be in my bedroom or I can be at the beach when I do my reading. I can look up in the middle of the night and study then, it is up to me.”

    Diana Nabbumba - MSc Gerontology (Distance Learning)


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