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Watch videos and films relating to ageing and inequalities in society.

Watch Dr. Margaret Morganroth Gullette

She is Resident Scholar at Brandeis University’s Women’s Studies Research Center in the USA. Her presentation is on the topic of “Ageism, Eldercide, Youth Supremacy: Year One of the COVID Era”.


Watch Professor Ngaire Kerse from the University of Auckland, New Zealand

Professor Kerse holds the Joyce Cook Chair in Ageing Well. She works in the Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care. Her presentation is on “Unequal Life Chances of Indigenous Populations in New Zealand”.


Watch Professor Amanda Grenier from the University of Toronto, Canada 

She works at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. Professor Grenier holds the Norman and Honey Schipper Chair in Gerontological Social Work. She is also Senior Scientist at the Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Hospital, Ontario. Her presentation is on “Precarious Ageing: Risk and Insecurity in Late Life”.


Watch Professor Thomas Scharf from Newcastle University, UK 

He talks about ageism and age stereotyping in this Newcastle University INSIGHTS lecture. In the COVID-19 crisis, there was a great deal of focus on older people. It included ageism and negative representations of ageing and later life.


Watch Professor Liat Ayalon

Prof Ayalon is Deputy Director, Chair of the Retraining Master Degree Program, Louis and Gabi Weisfeld School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Israel. Her presentation considers the topic of “Ageing and Intergenerational Tension in the Age of the Pandemic”.


Watch Professor Clare Bambra

Clare Bambra is Professor of Public Health in the Population Health Sciences Institute at Newcastle University. Her presentation is on “Health Divides: where you live can kill you”


Watch Dr Andrew Kingston

Andrew Kingston is Senior Lecturer in the Population Health Sciences Institute at Newcastle University. His presentation is on “Trends in health expectancies, late-life disadvantage and inequalities in disability-free life expectancy”.


Watch Professor Karen Ross

Karen Ross is Professor of Gender and Media at Newcastle University. Here she is In Conversation on the topic “Blood, Bone, Crone: Researching Menopause from the Inside Out”.