Gerontology Research Center, GEREC
Aging Research in Finland
GEREC is a collaborative effort in aging research jointly run by the University of Jyväskylä and the University of Tampere, read more about us.
Call for applications for the International Doctoral Programme in Epidemiology, IPPE 2017-2018 cohort now open!
The IPPE programme is currently open for applications: http://www.uta.fi/hes/en/doctoralstudies/ippe/admission/call.html IPPE is an exciting doctoral training and research opportunity for epidemiologists, researchers and public health personnel worldwide. The School of Health Sciences in the University of Tampere, Finland is now inviting applications from qualified candidates to its International Doctoral Programme in Epidemiology (IPPE).
Costs for antidementia medicine purchases and SII reimbursements increased between the years 2000 and 2013
ASUVA - New housing options in old age
The project receives funding from Prime Minister’s Office (VN-TEAS, tietokayttoon.fi), 248.000€. Duration of the project is 6/2016 – 2/2017.
Research news: Hearing problems reduce the quality of life of older people
A study published by the University of Jyväskylä, Gerontology Research Center found that hearing loss has wide-ranging impacts not only on older people’s ability to communicate, but also on their ability to move about and participate in different hobbies and activities.
ERC Advanced Grant Funding for Professor Taina Rantanen
2.04 M€ for aging research to the University of Jyväskylä
Research news: Out-of-home activity supports independence in old age
Life-space mobility reflects an individual’s opportunities to participate in society. A recent study conducted at the Gerontology Research Center of the University of Jyväskylä demonstrates that older individuals with more restricted life-space mobility had higher chances of becoming dependent on help in basic daily activities.
Professor Sarianna Sipilä from GEREC, University of Jyvaskyla is a partner in the PANINI network which received a Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant. There will be a total of 11 available PhD studentships in the PANINI network across European Partners.
Pirjo Nikander starts as associate editor in the International Journal of Ageing and Later Life 1.1.2016.
The International Journal of Ageing and Later Life (IJAL) serves an audience interested in social and cultural aspects of ageing and later life development