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Living Better in Later Life

The Ageing Research group/cluster is a departmental multidisciplinary consortium of investigators which brings together scholarship and research in ageing in several complementary areas. The primary purpose of the Ageing research group is to understand the experiences of individuals in later life and transform practice, policy and workforce training and development, to enable individuals to age better. Through our impactful, transformative research we ensure that care, well-being and quality of life practices and interventions are underpinned by robust evidence and innovative ideas. 

We have a specific focus on interventions for wellbeing, creative ageing, prevention and early intervention of frailty, quality older people’s care, workforce for older people’s care, integrated housing, health and care services, and evaluating tech products and services for the longevity market. 

Research within our group contributes to our overarching Multidisciplinary Research Theme Integrated Health and Care, and the Ageing Innovations collaborative with NIC-A.

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Professor Glenda Cook

Professor Annette Hand

Associate Professor Juliana Thompson

Dr Philip Hodgson

Sue Tiplady

Isabelle Quinn

Dr Jane Murray

Dr Claire Pryor

Associate Professor Catherine Bailey

Dr Benjamin Ajibade 

Dr Mark Parkinson

Dr Ana-Maria Salai

Dr Jill Wales

Dr Karen Atkinson

Jacqueline Hutchison 


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Alex Kirton

John Carr

Ibi-ilate  Amachree

Sarah Kemp

Jemma James

Patrick Dawodu

Zoe Brown 



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