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Are Nobel Prize winners getting older or younger?

I ask this question because the BBC News website just published an item about how this year’s Nobel laureates for physics, medicine and chemistry are ‘all men, at least 65 years old and mostly over 72’. 276 more words

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What's your relationship to ageing?

For all you visual learners out there, here’s a somewhat abstract blog post.


I’ve been reading some research from Jeanette Leardi who explores, in a brief post of her own, the question… 313 more words

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What do you want to be when you're grown up?

Remember that question? I expect we have all been asked that by various people. Can you remember any of the answers you gave? The only one I remember was after a particularly memorable lesson at school when I was ten or eleven. 400 more words

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Look forward to a successful life after full time work

What do you think of when you when you think of the word “retirement?” Is it a concept more about something coming to an end than a new beginning? 679 more words

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Optimism - the key to successful ageing

I was talking to some friends of mine this week who were telling me how difficult their parents were finding in adjusting to retirement. The Rents (pa-rents) weren’t in crisis, just finding the change more challenging that they expected. 464 more words

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Reclaiming the Invisible People

I must confess to being a fan of the TV show Person of Interest. A key idea in the storyline is how the heroes have perfected the technique of “hiding in plain sight.” A cool trick if you want to pull it off. 457 more words

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EuroBiReCon16: Workshop on ageing

This is some notes from a workshop that I co-organised with Sue George and Nickie Roome, as promised to the participants. Our abstract said:

Growing older and being bisexual… 604 more words