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Ageing & GerontologyPart of Economic, Social & Political Science


CRA is an internationally renowned, multidisciplinary research centre, which examines key issues in ageing and the life course, informing policy and debate at the local, national and global level. We bring together academics and postgraduate students to work on some of the most important issues facing us in the 21st century.

For more information on our research projects, please visit our Centre for Research on Ageing website.

Staff from the Centre for Population Change, celebrating ESRC prize
CRA researchers win ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize

Prof Maria Evandrou and Prof Athina Vlachantoni are part of a team within the Centre for Population Change (CPC), led by Professor Jane Falkingham, who have been awarded the prestigious ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize.

Demographic Change and the Lifecourse handbook front cover
New edited handbook on Demographic Change and the Lifecourse

Professor Maria Evandrou and Professor Athina Vlachantoni, together with Professor Jane Falkingham from the Department of Social Statistics and Demography and the Centre for Population Change, have edited a handbook on Demographic Change and the Lifecourse, which has been published by Edward Elgar. The handbook includes contributions from Dr Min Qin, Professor Ann Berrington, Professor Traute Meyer and Dr Paul Bridgen within the Social Sciences, and experts around the world.

Experts in ageing worldwide

CRA research is interdisciplinary and international in scope and has a strong policy focus. Find out more about our areas of expertise.

Ageing and lifelong health

The University of Southampton Strategic Research Group on Ageing and Lifelong Health promotes internationally excellent, interdisciplinary research on ageing by strengthening existing research in the University and fostering new collaborations.

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* Social Policy Unit of Assessment 22

Centre for Research on Ageing

Researching ageing over the life course

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Commonwealth scholarships for MSc Gerontology (Distance learning)

The Centre for Research on Ageing, in collaboration with the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission, is offering ten scholarships for students to study on the MSc Gerontology (DL) programme in 2015-16.

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REF 2014

Economic, Social & Political Science has performed well in the REF with our research environment we offer in Criminology, Demography, Gerontology and Sociology rated 100% world-leading. It is also ranked in the Top 5 in the country.*

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