Emeritus Professor Hal Kendig’s final public contribution to the discussion of ageing was published in the Australasian Journal on Ageing this week.
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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.
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.
The deepening complexities of aged care, including changing morbidities and funding for long term care insurance and investment, will be investigated at an international conference at UNSW Sydney this week.
CEPAR research fellow Dr Mengyi Xu from UNSW has been awarded the prize for Best CEPAR PhD thesis in 2017 for her thesis on Retirement savings and housing. This year, for the first time, the prize is awarded as a commemoration of Professor Hal Kendig.
CEPAR Director Professor John Piggott has been awarded a prestigious four-week academic writing residency from the Rockefeller Foundation, to work on ageing issues in the Asian region. The residency is located at the Foundation’s Bellagio Center in Italy.
Over 90 representatives from the wider research community, government and industry, attended the 26th Colloquium on Pensions and Retirement Research, which was co-hosted by CEPAR and the School of Risk & Actuarial Studies in the UNSW Business School.
This book is the first of its kind to explore the theoretical and policy perspectives on the taxation of pensions, viewed in an international context, and includes contributions from CEPAR researchers Hazel Bateman, Rafal Chomik, George Kudrna, John Piggott and Alan Woodland.
World-leading researcher in women and work policy honoured: Professor Marian Baird, CEPAR Chief Investigator at the University of Sydney Business School has been named one of the world's most influential people in gender policy by Apolitical.