Richard Tunney

Professor and Head of Psychology · Aston University

Richard Tunney's research is on judgement and decision-making. He also researches behavioural addiction including gambling.

Decision-Making Gambling Judgement and decision-making Surrogate Decision-Making Impulsivity

Dr. Fiona Aspinal

Research Fellow · York University

Fiona Aspinal is a research fellow at York University, United Kingdom

Social Policy Re-enablement Palliative Care Provision and Quality

Professor Fiona Cowdell

Professor of Nursing and Health Research · Birmingham City University

Fiona’s research focuses on skin health with particular reference to knowledge mobilisation, health behaviour change and humanisation.

Frailty and Older People Skin Health Health Behaviour Change

Dr. Mary Ann Tsao

Chairman · Tsao Foundation Singapore

Chairwoman & founding director of the Tsao Foundation, a regionally oriented non-profit foundation dedicated to aged care and ageing issues.

Home Care Health and Ageing

Donna Thomson

Author, Caregiving Activist · McMaster University

Author and Leader in family caregiving - disability and aging Instructor, McMaster University Vice-Chair, Kids Brain Health Network

Health Care Navigation Family Caregiving Resilience Strategic Advocacy Teaching, Coaching

Prof. Tine Rostgaard

Professor in Older People and Citizenship · Department of Political Science, Aalborg University

Professor Rostgaard's research contributions have mainly been to the field of social care policies for children and older people

Social Care Policy Care Practice Quality of Care Social Science Welfare Policies

Prof. Sarah Harper

Director and Professor of Gerontology · Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, Oxford University

Sarah trained as an ethnographer and her early research focused on migration and the social implications of demographic change

Addressing Inequalities Global Migration Public Policy Longevity Global Population Ageing

Dr. Anthea Tinker

Professor of Social Gerontology · King's College London

Anthea Tinker's main areas of research interest are social policy and research ethics, specialising since 1974 in Gerontology.

Public Policy Frailty Home Care Elder Abuse Social Policy

Prof. Denise Eldemire-Shearer

Professor of Public Health and Ageing · University of the West Indies

Denise Eldemire-Shearer is Professor of Public Health and Ageing at the University of the West Indies.

Education and Training Active Ageing Lifelong Learning Ageing in Place Frailty

Prof. Marie Beaulieu

Professor, School of Social Work · University of Sherbrooke

Marie Beulaieu is a professor at the department of social services of the faculty of letters and humanities of the Université de Sherbrooke.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Human Rights Frailty

Dr Ian Maidment

Reader, Pharmacy · Aston University

Dr Ian Maidment is an experienced researcher, manager and clinician with a broad research background.

Community Pharmacy Dementia Pharmacology Mental Health Medication Management for Older People

Prof. Suzanne Martin

Professor of Occupational Therapy · University of Ulster

Professor Martin's research focus is on new and emerging technologies within Health and Social Care.

New and Emerging Technologies in Health and Social Care Disabilities Human Computer Interaction Occupational Healthcare Community Care Policy and Practice

Dr. Regina Roller-Wirnsberger

President · Austrian Society of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Professor of Geriatrics and Competency Based Curriculum Development at the Medical University of Graz in the Department of Internal Medicine

Vaccination Internal Medicine Geriatric Education Ageing Adult Vaccination

Dr. Anne Martin-Matthews

Professor, Ageing and Lifecourse · University British Columbia

Anne Martin-Matthews' current research focuses on two areas of inquiry in the sociology of aging.

Public Policy Work Carers and Caregiving Active Ageing

Dr. Debra Whitman

Chief Public Policy Officer · AARP

Dr. Debra Whitman is an authority on aging issues with extensive experience in policymaking, research and the political process.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Retirement Human Rights

Prof. Chris Poulos

Head of Research & Aged Care Clinical Services · University of New South Wales

Associate Professor Chris Poulos is the Foundation Hammond Chair of Positive Ageing and Care with the University of New South Wales

Rehabilitation Medicine Health Policy Aged Care Service Delivery Arts and health Restorative care and reablement

Prof. Ariela Lowenstein

Head, Social Gerontology Center for Research · University of Haifa

Professor Lowenstein's research specializes in intergenerational family relations and caregiving

Carers and Caregiving Intergenerational Family Relations Elder's Quality of Life Gerontological Education Policy Development

Dr. Lyn Phillipson

Associate Professor & Principle Research Fellow · University of Wollongong Australia

Lyn is an award-winning public health academic involved in research and action to promote aged and dementia friendly communities

Public Health Qualitative Methods Ageing Dementia Vulnerability

Professor Paul Gately

Carnegie Professor of Exercise and Obesity and Co-Director of the Applied Centre for Obesity Research · Leeds Beckett University

His main research interest is in childhood obesity - and the treatment strategies for obesity across all age ranges.

Eating Disorders Exercise Treatment of Obesity Childhood Obesity Weight Loss

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