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Anti-ageing: Is it possible, and would we want it?

Anti-ageing: Is it possible, and would we want it? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Eternal youth has been a human preoccupation for millennia. But what would happen if we could actually halt the ageing process?
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Article cites the the Centre for Population Change (CPC), which was established in January 2009. Funded by the ESRC, it is the UK's first research centre on population change. 

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The rise of childlessness

The rise of childlessness | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

POCKET LIVING has been building and selling small flats in London since 2005. The flats have many of the things that young, single people want, such as bicycle storage, and lack the things they do not, such as large kitchens and lots of bookshelves.

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Article quotes Professor Ann Berrington, who leads two ESRC funded research projects at the Centre for Population Change.

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The two areas of UK where people are getting younger

The outlook is decidedly grey across Britain, with the population of almost every city, town and village set to get older in the coming years.
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The article quotes Professor Jane Falkingham, director of the ESRC Centre for Population Change at Southampton University.

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We know the population is ageing – now we must embrace the challenge

We know the population is ageing – now we must embrace the challenge | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

With numbers of people aged 75 and over expected to double by 2040, society needs to adapt quickly, writes Jane Falkingham

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Article written by Jane Falkingham, Director of ESRC-funded Centre for Population Change

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A survey of 3,500 UK-based international students with surprising results

A survey of 3,500 UK-based international students with surprising results | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

It's time to remove students from migrant numbers and reinstate the post-study work visa, says Jane Falkingham

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Professor Jane Falkingham is Director of the ESRC funded Centre for Population Change

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Marriage in Later Life 

Marriage in Later Life  | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Topics include the Dutch election results, privacy at work and old people getting married.

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Newly appointed ESRC Council member Professor Jane Falkingham, Director of the ESRC Centre for Population Change discussing marriage in later life. 

Interview starts at 37:01 until the end of the programme.

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How do we live to 100 and enjoy it?

What does it take for us to get to 100 years old? What are our chances of living beyond a century? How do our early years, lifestyle, work and where we live affect our lifespan? These are just some of the questions raised in a new exhibition being taken around the UK by population experts at the University of Southampton.

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The article discusses the flagship event of the 2014 ESRC Festival of Social Science.

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