Wellbeing and the Life Course

By 2050 the number of people 60 years old or older will rise to 2 billion

World Health Organisation


Helping to improve the wellbeing of people at all stages in the life cycle.

Transforming children’s hospital design on a global scale

Our research is improving the design of children's hospitals around the world, making them welcoming, comfortable and more child friendly.

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In the spotlight: iHuman

iHuman is a new, exciting institute bringing together social sciences and humanities with psychological and biological sciences, to understand what it means to be human like never before.

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iHuman Centre
Old people ageing research

Paper of the month: Why the UK Needs a Social Policy on Ageing

Professor Alan Walker makes the case for a radical new strategy on ageing which focuses on the whole life course with the intention of preventing many of the chronic conditions associated with old age.

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