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British Society of Gerontology

P.O. Box 2265

Pulborough, West Sussex RH20 6BB

United Kingdom

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Background Information

Employment History

Consultant

International Longevity Center

Professor of Sociology and Social Gerontology

Manchester

Professor of Applied Social Studies and Social Gerontology

Keele University

Affiliations

Fellow
The Gerontological Society of America

Professor
MICRA

Advisory Board Member
Timescapes

Founder
The Center for Social Gerontology , Inc.

Fellow
British Gerontological Society

Member
Consortium on Urban Ageing

Member of the Council of Scientists
FUTURAGE

Member
Age Concern England

Co-Founder
British Council for Age

Trustee
British Holistic Medical Association

Founder
Department of Applied Social Studies and Social Work

Education

BA

Ph.D

Durham University

Web References (170 Total References)


International Longevity Centre - UK

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Professor Chris Phillipson

Professor Chris Phillipson is a sociologist former Executive Director of the Manchester Interdisciplinary Collaboration for Research on Ageing (MICRA), based at the University of Manchester (UK). Before moving to Manchester Chris Phillipson held a variety of posts at Keele University including dean of research for the social sciences and director of the social science research institutes. He was also a Pro-Vice Chancellor for the University and founded (in 1987) the Centre for Social Gerontology. He has published extensively on a range of topics in the field of ageing, including work in the field of family and community studies, transnational migration, social inclusion/ exclusion, urban sociology, and social theory. He is the co-author of the Sage Handbook of Social Gerontology (Sage Books, 2010), Work, Health and Wellbeing (co-authored, Policy Press, 2012), and Ageing (Polity Press, 2013). His present research involves work around the theme of developing 'age-friendly cities' where he co-ordinates a research project based in a number of neighbourhoods in Manchester. Chris is also just beginning a new project looking at changing transitions from work to retirement, working with a number of universities, local authorities and companies across the UK. He is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and a Past-President of the British Society of Gerontology.


Leadership team | Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing | The University of Manchester

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Professor Chris Phillipson (Sociology and Social Gerontology) Institute Executive Director

Professor Chris Phillipson is a sociologist and international leader in social gerontology. Chris has led programmes looking at pre-retirement education, family and community life in old age and problems relating to social exclusion in later life. Much of his current work examines ageing and urbanisation, and developing age-friendly cities. This involves collaboration with Manchester City Council, housing associations and national partners through the UK Urban Ageing Consortium. He has been especially involved in developing theoretical perspectives in the area of critical gerontology. Chris collaborates with universities in mainland Europe, North America and Hong Kong, and with international NGOs including the World Health Organisation. He is a former President of the British Society of Gerontology and a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America.
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Professor Chris Phillipson (Sociology and Social Gerontology)
Professor Chris Phillipson is a sociologist and international leader in social gerontology. Chris has led programmes looking at pre-retirement education, family and community life in old age and problems relating to social exclusion in later life. Much of his current work examines ageing and urbanisation, and developing age-friendly cities. This involves collaboration with Manchester City Council, housing associations and national partners through the UK Urban Ageing Consortium. He has been especially involved in developing theoretical perspectives in the area of critical gerontology. Chris collaborates with universities in mainland Europe, North America and Hong Kong, and with international NGOs including the World Health Organisation. He is a former President of the British Society of Gerontology and a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America.


News archive 2013 | Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing | The University of Manchester

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Professors Cay Kielty and Dean Jackson representing the Faculty of Life Sciences have joined the existing leadership team of James Nazroo and Chris Phillipson (Humanities) and Alistair Burns and Neil Pendleton (Medical and Human Sciences) to support the continued development and growth of MICRA across the University and beyond.

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Working with MICRA Co-Director Professor Chris Phillipson, Tine's two year research project will explore older people's experiences of social exclusion and inclusion in their neighbourhoods, building on her previous work at the Free University of Brussels.
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Also supervised by Chris Phillipson, Sophie has a PhD in architecture and supports the UK Urban Ageing Consortium and leads on the research and evaluation framework for age-friendly cities.
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Tine and Sophie's appointments support a growing body of work led by Chris Phillipson around the relationship between population ageing and urbanisation, exploring questions about the impact of cities on older people.
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New publication by Professor Chris Phillipson
Chris Phillipson's new book Ageing has been published by Polity Press.
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Professor Chris Phillipson has been named as a MICRA Co-director. Since joining The University of Manchester in November as Professor of Sociology and Social Gerontology, Chris has had a very active role within MICRA and we are delighted that he is taking on this new role. Working alongside existing co-directors Professor James Nazroo, Professor Alistair Burns and Dr Neil Pendleton, Chris will provide strategic input as MICRA continues to expand and grow.
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Chris was the founding director of the Centre for Social Gerontology at Keele University (1986 - 1997) and is a former President of the British Society of Gerontology.


News (Manchester Interdisciplinary Collaboration for Research on Ageing (MICRA) - University of Manchester)

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Professors Cay Kielty and Dean Jackson representing the Faculty of Life Sciences have joined the existing leadership team of James Nazroo and Chris Phillipson (Humanities) and Alistair Burns and Neil Pendleton (Medical and Human Sciences) to support the continued development and growth of MICRA across the University and beyond.

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Working with MICRA Co-Director Professor Chris Phillipson, Tine's two year research project will explore older people's experiences of social exclusion and inclusion in their neighbourhoods, building on her previous work at the Free University of Brussels.
...
Also supervised by Chris Phillipson, Sophie has a PhD in architecture and supports the UK Urban Ageing Consortium and leads on the research and evaluation framework for age-friendly cities.
...
Tine and Sophie's appointments support a growing body of work led by Chris Phillipson around the relationship between population ageing and urbanisation, exploring questions about the impact of cities on older people.
March 2013
New Publication by Professor Chris Phillipson
Chris Phillipson's new book Ageing has been published by Polity Press.
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Professor Chris Phillipson has been named as a MICRA Co-director. Since joining the University of Manchester in November as Professor of Sociology and Social Gerontology, Chris has had a very active role within MICRA and we are delighted that he is taking on this new role. Working alongside existing co-directors Professor James Nazroo, Professor Alistair Burns and Dr Neil Pendleton, Chris will provide strategic input as MICRA continues to expand and grow.
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Chris was the founding director of the Centre for Social Gerontology at Keele University (1986 - 1997) and is a former President of the British Society of Gerontology.


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