Tag Archives: Anthea Tinker

Strong presence of GHSM staff and students at the British Society of Gerontology 2017 conference in Swansea July 5-7th

There was a strong presence of GHSM staff and students at the annual conference of the British Society of Gerontology from July 5th – 7th at the University of Swansea. This included these 2 symposia. The Extending Working Lives research … Continue reading

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1st SSHM UG Research Showcase on Thursday 17 March 2016

It is a pleasure to announce the first SSHM UG Research Showcase on Thursday 17 March 2016 in the Great Hall, Strand Campus.  The Research Showcase is a student-led conference featuring the research posters of SSHM’s BA/BSc Global Health and Social … Continue reading

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Why should medical students study Social Gerontology? Guest-blog by Professor Anthea Tinker

This blog was written by SSHM Professor of Social Gerontology Anthea Tinker. All lecturers want their students to be passionate about the subjects they are studying. But it is rare for them to become advocates in the way that a … Continue reading

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Intercalating in Gerontology at SSHM: A medical student’s perspective

The author of this blog-post is Sebastian Zaidman, Gerontology iBSc student at King’s in 2014/15. My grandmother was born in the East End of London in 1929 to Jewish immigrant parents. When I consider the affinity I have towards older people, … Continue reading

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Prof Catharine Ward Thompson and Prof Anthea Tinker on “Mobility, Mood and Place” Wednesday October 22nd

Please mark your calendars to hear distinguished researchers Professor  Catharine Ward Thompson (University of Edinburgh) and SSHM’s Professor Anthea Tinker speak about their latest work on “Mobility, Mood and Place”.  When: Wednesday 22nd October from 12:00-13:30 Where: roomWAT/F-WB2.43 Waterloo Franklin Wilkins Building Catharine Ward Thompson is Professor of Landscape … Continue reading

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