Category Archives: Gerontology

One in four retired Britons return to work – research by Professor Karen Glaser

King’s researchers examining the reasons why retirees return to employment – or ‘unretire’ – have suggested that the older generation should not be forgotten by policies aiming to keep older people in work. The ‘Wellbeing, Health, Retirement and the Lifecourse’ … Continue reading

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Applications are now open for the Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods for Social Science & Health

The Department of Global Health & Social Medicine at King’s College London is delighted to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods for Social Science and Health. The certificate is aimed at professionals, practitioners and researchers … Continue reading

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Applications for our Master’s programmes for entry September 2018 are now open!

Applications for our Master’s programmes for entry September 2018 are now open! When you apply for our Master’s programmes, it is important to consider financing of your tuition fees and living expenses for the duration of your programme. There are different possibilities … Continue reading

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Work led by GHSM HoD Professor Karen Glaser, part of ‘Grandparents in Europe Project’, cited in the Financial Times

The work led by Professor Karen Glaser, Head of Department,  Global Health & Social Medicine, and Director, King’s Centre for Global Ageing, was cited in the Financial Times Times yesterday, in an article discusses the widening care gap in Europe … Continue reading

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Congratulations to three new Drs in the GHSM house: Suzanne Snowden, Nicole Batsch and Valerie D’Astous!

Huge congratulations to Suzanne Snowden, Nicole Batsch and Valerie D’Astous from the Institute of Gerontology, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine for recently gaining their PhDs! Suzie was supervised by Karen Glaser and Anthea Tinker, Nicole by Jill Manthorpe … Continue reading

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