Category Archives: Gerontology

Research on London was showcased in the Principal’s conference on 22nd February 2018. 

The event ‘London Leads: the Capital Challenges, King’s responds’ explored the breadth and depth of King’s expertise on London.  It highlighted the potential for greater collaboration between academics and policy makers in addressing these challenges. Advertisements

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Congratulations to Ageing & Society alumna Megan Acton for being appointed Project Officer for the International Federation on Ageing in Toronto!

Megan Acton, who graduated last month with an MA in Ageing and Society has just been appointed as Project Officer for the International Federation on Ageing (IFA), based in Toronto. The IFA’s vision is a ‘world of healthy people whose … Continue reading

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New grant awarded to GHSM Professor Anthea Tinker in collaboration with LSHTM on ‘Growing old in a new town’

Addressing the needs of older people in relation to the places where they live is one of the urgent public health issues of our time. We are delighted to announce that Professor Anthea Tinker, Institute of Gerontology, Department of Global Health … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Part Time PhD Student Peter Simcock for his appointment as Senior Lecturer in Social Work at Birmingham City University!

Part Time PhD Student Peter Simcock has recently been appointed as Senior Lecturer in Social Work at Birmingham City University.  Peter will start in this new role in January 2018 and is looking forward to the position after working for … Continue reading

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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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