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Peter McDonald

The Sydney Morning Herald reports that the new federal minister for population and cities, Alan Tudge, is going to be working on population policy. The minister stated he would seek advice from a broad range of academics, including CEPAR Chief Investigator Professor Peter McDonald.

 

Philip Clarke

Professor Philip Clarke joins the University of Oxford to lead the Health Economics Research Centre (HERC). He takes up the position of Director of HERC at Oxford and retains his CEPAR Chief Investigator position at the University of Melbourne.

Kaarin Anstey

People who spend more time volunteering in older age tend to be more satisfied with life, and that is especially true of people who have lost friends, says CEPAR Deputy Director Professor Kaarin Anstey in her recent paper, published in the Australian Journal of Psychology this month.

Hal Kendig

You are invited to join together with Hal Kendig's colleagues, friends and family to celebrate his life and to honour his achievements at a memorial event on 24 August in Canberra.

James Nazroo

The wellbeing gap between rich and poor widens as we age. James Nazroo is a professor of sociology at Manchester University and a partner investigator with CEPAR at UNSW Business School. He recently gave a public lecture on inequality in later life for the UNSW Grand Challenges program. Nazroo spoke with Julian Lorkin for BusinessThink.

Fedor Iskhakov

CEPAR Associate Investigator Dr Fedor Iskhakov of the ANU Research School of Economics (RSE) and former CEPAR senior research fellow at UNSW, has been awarded an ARC Future Fellowship.

Hal Kendig

Emeritus Professor Hal Kendig’s final public contribution to the discussion of ageing was published in the Australasian Journal on Ageing this week.

LTC conference

The deepening complexities of aged care, including changing morbidities and funding for long term care insurance and investment, have been investigated at an international conference at UNSW Sydney last week.

Bob Cumming Channel 9

One in three people over 65 experience a fall each year, risking serious injury and even death. At the 4th International Conference of Long-Term Care Directors last week, CEPAR Chief Investigator Professor Robert Cumming from the University of Sydney presented an overview of the measures to prevent falls.