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  • British Society of Gerontology 45th Annual Conference – Communities in Later Life: Engaging with Diversity

    University of Stirling, 6-8 July 2016

    Gemma Carney, Paula Devine and Elizabeth Martin at BSG conference at University of Stirling, July 2016

    From left: Gemma Carney, Paula Devine and Elizabeth Martin

    Gemma Carney, Paula Devine and Elizabeth Martin attended the 45th Annual conference, which had the theme ‘Communities in Later Life: Engaging with Diversity’. The ARK Ageing Programme team was well represented throughout the conference programme:

    • Gemma organised the symposium ‘Situated Knowledge of Ageing: Learning from feminist research and praxis in Art and Science’
    • Gemma’s paper discussed ‘Re-constructing the science of research on ageing: primate visions and the spectre of old age’
    • Elizabeth gave an oral presentation which explored ‘Using a feminist informed methodology to give a voice to marginalised women’
    • Paula presented a paper titled ‘What do children think about old age? Segregation, integration and the ‘bookend generations’
    • Paula presented the poster ‘Look closer!  Public attitudes and knowledge of dementia in Northern Ireland’