Healthy ageing and care news

15 April 2024

HAC Steering Group member appointed as BRSA Trustee

Paul Potter, Healthy Ageing Network Steering Group member has been appointed as a British Society for Research on Ageing Trustee.

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01 February 2024

HAC Steering Group Member awarded MBE

We are delighted to announce that Margaret Simpson, a longstanding member of the Healthy Ageing and Care (HAC) Network Steering Group and Public Advisory Group was awarded an MBE in the New Year's honours for services to the community.

HAC steering group member Margaret Simpson

30 October 2023

Brookes researchers Transforming Care

Transforming Care Conference 2023: Bridging Boundaries, Navigating Transitions, and Addressing Crisis in Global Care. Join the conversation on reshaping the future of care with international experts at Sheffield University, UK.

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11 October 2023

Healthy Ageing and Care Network Public Lecture: Advancing not retiring – changing the narrative

Exploring the Politics of Ageing: Penny Thewlis, former CEO of Age UK Oxfordshire, delivers a thought-provoking talk on the challenges of ageism and language use in celebrating UN International Day of Older Persons.

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04 October 2023

Oxford Older People's Day Full of Life event

Oxford Brookes celebrates UN International Day of Older Persons with impactful Healthy Ageing initiatives and engaging community connections.

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22 September 2023

Funding success - supporting Healthy Ageing in Place

Oxford Brookes collaborates with Oxford University on the Medical Research Council-funded Person-centered Integrated Care Networks project, led by Prof. Sarah Harper, exploring strategies to delay intensive care transitions in ageing.

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01 March 2023

Need for a National Independent Living Strategy for our Ageing Population

Professor Roy Sandbach advocates for national independent living strategy for ageing population

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27 February 2023

HAC Research Excellence success

Paul Potter has been awarded a £20k Research Excellence Award for a collaborative project with Dr Karl Morten to screen anti-inflammatory peptides in models of age-related gut dysfunction, a factor in many age-related and chronic diseases.

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27 February 2023

More HAC Research Excellence success

Chiko Ncube was awarded a £7,629 Research Excellence Award.

Older woman in Gunhill, Harare