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Professor Athina Vlachantoni

Professor Athina Vlachantoni

Professor of Gerontology & Social Policy

Research interests

  • Informal care provision and receipt
  • Unmet need for social care
  • Pension protection

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Accepting applications from PhD students.

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Address: B58, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ (View in Google Maps)


Professor Vlachantoni is Director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes and Admissions Tutor in the Department of Gerontology. She is a member of the UK Social Policy Association, the British Society of Gerontology, and the British Society of Population Studies. She is also a member of the ESRC Peer Review College, Chair of the ESRC Grant Assessment Panel (D), and Director of the ESRC South Coast Doctoral Training Partnership. She is Deputy Editor of Ageing & Society, and a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Social Policy. Professor Vlachantoni was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in 2022.

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