Dr Cathy Slack

Lecturer & Research Scientist in Biosciences · Aston University

Dr Slack is an expert in models of healthy ageing.

Drosophila Genetics Biology Biological Mechanisms of Ageing Ageing Cell Signalling

Anne-Marie Minihane

Professor of Nutrigenomics · University of East Anglia

Her research explores the link between healthier eating and preventing brain disease.

Healthy Eating Nutrigenetics Heart Disease Nutrition Preventitive Medicine

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

Professor of Social Policy and International Development · University of East Anglia

His research explores the lives of older people in developing countries – especially with regard to health, wellbeing and social protection.

Elderly Population Health and Wellbeing COVID-19 Ageing Social Protection

Natasha Rajah

Associate Professor · McGill University

Director, Douglas Brain Imaging Centre, Douglas Institute Research Centre; Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University

Neuroscience Neuroscience and Leadership MRI FMRI Memory

Dr James Brown

Visiting Professor in Biomedical Science · Aston University

Dr Brown is a Visiting Professor in Biomedical Science and a researcher into obesity, diabetes and healthy ageing.

Breast Cancer Exercise in PCOS Healthy Ageing Type 2 Diabetes in Young Adults Type 2 Diabetes in Older Adults

Michael Hornberger

Professor of Applied Dementia Research · University of East Anglia

He researches groups that are at higher risk of developing dementia & works to help reduce this risk or delay the symptoms of dementia.

Psychology Neurology Dementia Ageing Human Biology

Alpar Lazar

Associate Professor in Dementia and Complexity in Later Life · University of East Anglia

His research is in the role of sleep in brain health and in dementia.

Neurodegeneration Brain Health Dementia Sleep Pathological Ageing

Iris Chi

Chinese-American Golden Age Association/Dr. Frances Wu Chair for Chinese Elderly Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Expert in elderly health and gerontology, and currently directs the China Program

Aging Gerontology China Caregiving Behavioral Health

Simon Hammond

Lecturer in Education · University of East Anglia

His main work focuses on young people's use of digital technologies.

Digital Resilience Social Psychology Mental Health Use of Technology Psychology

Professor Claire Surr

Professor of Dementia Studies and Director of the Centre for Dementia Research · Leeds Beckett University

Her research addresses care and support for people living with dementia and those who care for them.

General Hospitals Social Care Patient Support Carers Dementia

Diane Bunn

Lecturer in Health Sciences · University of East Anglia

Her expertise is in hydration among older people – and especially those in care homes.

Hydration in the Older People Population Hydration Health Sciences

Vera Gorbunova

Doris Johns Cherry Professor Professor of Biology and Co-Director of the Rochester Aging Research Center · University of Rochester

Gorbunova's innovative research on DNA repair and the aging process has been internationally recognized

Biology of Aging DNA Repair Cancer Resistance

Allison Sekuler

Associate Vice President and Dean, Graduate Studies · McMaster University

Dr. Sekuler is a Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour with expertise is in vision, aging, higher education, & diversity issues.

Aging Face and Object Recognition Perceptual Organization Pattern Vision Motion Perception

Dr Oliver Robinson

Associate Professor in Psychology · University of Greenwich

His research focuses on the relation between life transitions, crises and changes in personality and mental health.

Well-Being Transitions Mid Life Crisis Life Change Later-life Crisis

Roslyn Bill

Professor of Biotechnology · Aston University

Professor Bill's research on water flow in the body has revealed how to develop drugs that prevent brain swelling after injury or disease.

Membrane Proteins Brain Swelling Water Balance Healthy Ageing Brain Injury

Yong Cai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Cai is a leading expert in Chinese Society and Social Demography

Social Demography Sociology of Health Chinese Society Comparative Historical Sociology Research Methodology

Patricia V Davis

author/radio show host/advice columnist/ · HS Radio e-magazine and Harper Davis Publishing

Dynamic, warm, engaging speaker (and former teacher) whose seminars leave participants re-energized and motivated to achieve their goals.

101 Ways to Utilize Social Media to Enrich Your Business (And Life) Changes in Publishing & Book Sales

Dr Pam Lowe

Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Policy · Aston University

Dr Lowe researches women’s reproductive and sexual health, with a particular interest in pregnancy, abortion and early parenting.

Women's Sexual Health Pregnancy Abortion Women's Reproductive Health Abortion Protests

Wang Feng

Professor of Sociology · UC Irvine

Wang Feng is a leading expert on demography, aging, and inequality - particularly in China.

China Post-Communist Societies Social Inequality Social Demography Contemporary Chinese Society

Monika Ardelt

Professor · University of Florida

Monika Ardelt developed the Three-Dimensional Wisdom Scale to study the predictors, correlates and effects of personal wisdom.

Dying Well Subjective Well-being Psychological well-being Wisdom Successful Adult Human Development