Healthy Ageing 2023 Round-Up

The Healthy Ageing Conference 2023 at The Oval was a landmark event, with two action-packed days filled with insightful discussions, innovative projects, and forward-looking research. The SBDRP is proud to have been at the heart of this gathering, highlighting the crucial work being done across various facets of healthy ageing. Day One: State of Ageing […]

GOALD Research Festival: Bridging the Digital Divide for Older Generations

Goald Research Festival taking place -

The SBDRP team was thrilled to attend the GOALD Research Festival at the Stirling Court Hotel on the University of Stirling campus. This enlightening event brought together participants, academics, and partners from the GOALD (Generating Older Active Lives Digitally) project, a pioneering initiative aimed at enhancing the quality of life for older individuals through digital […]

Judith Phillips OBE on Healthy Ageing at University of Bath 

Today, Professor Judith Phillips OBE, a leading researcher in the field of ageing and Director of the SBDRP, will address the University of Bath’s Healthy Later Living Network.   The Healthy Later Living Network at the University of Bath has invited Professor Phillips to share her expert insights on the Healthy Ageing Challenge and her vision […]

OPTIC Exhibition

The OPTIC exhibition opens TODAY and will continue through the summer until 29th September at Taliesin Create, Swansea University Singleton Campus. Come along to see how The Climate Comic is being made, play the OPTIC game, and create your own comic panel for a chance to win a £25 book voucher. OPTIC (Understanding Older and younger […]

The Future of Ageing

The Future of Ageing exhibition explores how design is transforming the way society can support everyone to age with greater agency and joy.   Where: V&A Dundee, Locke Hall When: From now until Saturday 23rd January 2023 Ticket cost: Free!   For more information, please visit the V&A website

Sourcing & Using Healthy Ageing Facts and Figures

An introduction to trustworthy and easily accessible evidence data, including what it is, where it is, and how you can use it practically. VIDEO: Sourcing and using Healthy Ageing facts and figures: Tuesday 14 December 2021, 2pm–3.30pm | The Community of Practice (

Early Career Researchers

25-26 January 2022 We are looking forward to holding the first in a series of events for our Early Career Researchers (ECR).  The events will: develop a network of ECRs across Social Behavioural & Design Research Programme  build capacity in ECR network as a legacy of the Programme  enable peer-to-peer support 

Healthy Ageing 2021 Conference

Mon 15 & Tue 16 Nov, 9am-1.30pm Secure the date and register now for UKRI’s Healthy Ageing 2021 conference. Join thought leaders, innovators, academics and policy makers, working right across the healthy ageing domain to create societal change and sustainable economic growth for this emergent sector. Delivered by UKRI’s Healthy Ageing Challenge in partnership with the Centre […]