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In-work poverty and retirement attitudes among a cohort born in 1958

1 March 2015

The aim of this research project was to explore retirement-related attitudes, aspirations, expectations, and plans for retirement among adults who are in their mid to late 50s.

Life history and healthy ageing

14 November 2014

This research project was part of a collaborative research programme entitled ‘Healthy Ageing across the Life Course’ (HALCyon). This programme was funded under the New Dynamics of Ageing initiative – a cross council multi-disciplinary research.

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Older people’s quality of life plummets in their final years, but many are still happy, study finds

19 March 2014

Older people’s quality of life begins to drop rapidly in their seventies – and yet most will say they are satisfied with their lives, according to a new study of ageing. Researchers from the Institute of Education, University of London, and the University of Manchester analysed information on more than 10,000 men and women aged […]

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National Child Development Study (NCDS) members help researchers to gain deeper insights into community participation and volunteering

18 March 2014

Why do some people become involved in local clubs or volunteer to help in their community while others prefer to stay at home?

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