Developing Age-Friendly Communities in an emergent Post Pandemic World
This page includes details of any events we have planned and updates of events that we have attended. If you want to learn more or have an event you feel the project could benefit from please get in touch with the research team.
PPP Conference June 2023: The project will be presenting at The People, Place and Policy Annual Conference, which will be hosted in Sheffield by the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR) at Sheffield Hallam University. The project will be presenting a paper at the conference on 21st June in the “Community and the COVID Crisis Stream” you can take a look at the full conference programme to find out more.
SPA Conference July 2023: The project will be presenting at paper in July at the the 2023 Annual Social Policy Association Conference. The conference will take place at University of Nottingham, 5th-7th July and this year the theme is Rising Inequalities and Poverty: What Role for Social Policy?
Innovation Lab July 2023: The project will be taking part in a Research Innovation Lab on Ageing in a Digital Age 23 hosted by the Goethe-Universität as part of the Frankfurt Forum for Interdisciplinary Ageing Research. The 5 day lab will bring together researchers from across Europe to address the following question: How can older adults participate equally in digitisation processes across Europe, and what inclusive research strategies are needed?
May 2023 Age friendly Greater Manchester wider team meeting: Three members of the project team gave a presentation at the age-friendly wider GM meeting over teams in early May, this was to update the group on the project findings and progress so far, followed by an interesting and useful discussion about creating real change for older people across GM through research and participation.
April 2023 Advisory Board Meeting: The project held its second advisory board meeting to update members on the progress to date. The group has been formed through an invitation to a range of stakeholders across Greater Manchester interested in supporting the project. The group provide strategic guidance, support and advice on the project.
March 2023 Dunhill Medical Trust Annual Lectures 2023: The project was invited to speak as part of the Annual Lectures 2023: Creating age-friendly housing and communities together. We recorded a webinar as part of a set of recorded presentations which make up the Annual Lectures 2023 from our project funders, Dunhill Medical Trust.
Learn more about our session where you can see members of the team talking about our work and approach in a video recording of the webinar.
February 2023 Introductory Poster: We have produced a poster that provides more information about the first six months of the project, you can view a PDF of the poster.
ESRC Festival of Social Science: In autumn 2022 we held two public events, “Postcards from Salford” that invited people to tell us about their favourite places in Salford. You can read more about what they told us here:
ESRC FESTIVAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE – 22 OCTOBER-13 NOVEMBER 2022 | Sustainable Housing & Urban Studies Unit (SHUSU) | University of Salford]
Greater Manchester Ageing Hub: We have presented overviews of our work to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority Ageing Hub please use the following link to access a PDF of the presentation we gave; http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/66537/
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