Resilience in ageing

12:30pm - 1:30pm / Tuesday 6th March 2018 / Venue: Room 211, 2nd Floor Mathematical Sciences Building
Type: Seminar / Category: Department / Series: Health Services Research Seminar Series
  • Admission: Free
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Dr Bram Vanhoutte is a quantitative sociologist, researching the heterogeneous experiences in ageing from an interdisciplinary perspective, bridging psychological, sociological and medical perspectives. He currently holds a Simon Research Fellowship to examine resilience in ageing form a sociological perspective. Ageing is normally associated with losses in health, partnership and wealth, but some people manage to limit the impact of these events on their wellbeing substantially. Using innovative theoretical insights into the nature of resilience and a mixed method approach incorporating unique comparative longitudinal data on ageing in conjunction with qualitative insights into meaning and everyday context.

The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMIST) was launched in August 2014.The Institute provides a focal point at The University of Manchester for the application of quantitative methods in interdisciplinary social science research. A distinctive feature of the Institute is the application of advanced and innovative methods, within an interdisciplinary framework, to address social, economic and political questions.