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Thursday 15th February 2018

Dr Laurie Corna interview with Elder

Dr Laurie Corna interview with Elder
Description
Dr Laurie Corna is a lecturer in the field of ageing at King's. Her research focuses on better understanding the health and economic inequalities among older adults in the context of the life course. Elder's Care Advice magazine talked to her about the positive implications of gerontological education and the power of an interdisciplinary approach to the issues of later life.
Date:
15/02/2018
Tuesday 13th February 2018

Alumna success

Alumna success
Description
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).
Date:
13/02/2018
Wednesday 31st January 2018

Grant success: Growing old in a new town

Grant success: Growing old in a new town
Description
Professor Anthea Tinker, Institute of Gerontology, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine has obtained a collaborative London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine/King's grant. Her fellow PI is Professor Alex Mold of the LSHTM.
Date:
31/01/2018
Tuesday 30th January 2018

Three new posts in GHSM

Three new posts in GHSM
Description
We are delighted to announce that there are now three new posts in the Department for Global Health & Social Medicine: one Reader in Global Health and/or Social Medicine, one Senior Lecturer in Global Heath and/or Social Medicine, and one Lecturer in Global Mental Health.
Date:
30/01/2018
Monday 22nd January 2018

King's College London and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations Renew commitment to UK-India Scholarly Collaboration

King's College London and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations Renew commitment to UK-India Scholarly Collaboration
Description
An agreement signed by King's College London and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will see the continuation of the prestigious ICCR Fellowship at King's India Institute. Signed by Ms Riva Ganguly Das, ICCR Director General, and Professor Funmi Olonisakin, King's Vice President (International) the agreement will facilitate a new Chair in Contemporary India at King's for the next 3 years. Our previous Chairs' have included Dr Reetika Khera (Associate Professor of Economics at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi) and Dr Niraja Gopal Jayal (Professor, Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University). We expect our next equally distinguished Chair to be in residence with us in Autumn 2018.
Date:
22/01/2018
Tuesday 12th December 2017

New research project on humanitarian research ethics

New research project on humanitarian research ethics
Description
Dr Annette Rid, Reader in Bioethics & Society at GHSM, was awarded a £9,500 grant from the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy Research Fund to work on the project "How should humanitarian principles shape the conduct of health research during humanitarian emergencies? A pilot study".
Date:
12/12/2017
Tuesday 5th December 2017

Listen to the Annual David Hobman Lecture

Listen to the Annual David Hobman Lecture
Description
2017's David Hobman Lecture, presented by Age UK and the Institute of Gerontology, was given by Professor Martin Rossor (University College London), on the theme of 'The dementia challenge - the past, present and future'
Date:
05/12/2017
Monday 4th December 2017

Geography at the 2017 King's Awards

Geography at the 2017 King's Awards
Description
Dr Bruce Main, Kris Chan and Isobel Ige were all nominated to receive a King's Award, while Dr Mark Mulligan received a University Supervisory Excellence Award.
Date:
04/12/2017
Friday 10th November 2017

James Fletcher wins Sowerby prize

James Fletcher wins Sowerby prize
Description
PhD candidate James Fletcher has been awarded this year's Sowerby prize for philosophy and medicine.
Date:
10/11/2017
Wednesday 1st November 2017

One in four retired Britons return to work

One in four retired Britons return to work
Description
Around one in four retirees in the UK return to work or 'unretire', mostly within five years of retiring, according to research by King's College London.
Date:
01/11/2017
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