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Professor Susan Pickard MA(Oxon) MSt (Oxon), MA (Manchester) PhD (Bristol)

Professor of Sociology and Head of Department Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology

Research

Research Interests

My past and ongoing research interests are centred upon lay and medical conceptualisations of the ageing body, especially frailty, gender and its intersection with age, age theory, gender (and feminist) theory and time and temporality.

Research Group Membership

Research Grants

The future of geriatric medicine

BRITISH ACADEMY (UK)

April 2012 - March 2013

Collaboration with US colleagues in sociological research on ageing

LEVERHULME TRUST (UK)

March 2014 - January 2015

'New Thinking on Living with Dying': Research Network

ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL (AHRC)

April 2012 - March 2014