Friday 2 September 2022

On Friday 2 September from 2 – 3.30pm we are holding an online event where we will screen a 40 minute documentary about the project made by Ray Bird. The documentary focuses on Stage 3 of the project, where our project partner Active Inquiry facilitated Forum Theatre workshops and performances with a group of older people. Following the screening there will be a Q&A with the project team, film-maker Ray Bird, Gavin Crichton and Liz Strange from Active Inquiry, and research participants. The event is free and you can register here:

Thursday 10 February 2022

The project team presented initial findings and chaired a discussion on ageing and the future at an online seminar organised by the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health at the University of Exeter. You can watch a recording of the seminar here:

Thursday 3 December 2020

Dr Valerie Wright will be presenting on our project ‘Reimagining the Future in Older Age’ for the Paisley and District U3A.

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Monday 30 November 2020

Dr Melanie Lovatt will be speaking at ‘Ageing the future’ – an event organised by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of Cambridge, focusing on intergenerational futures through the lenses of public health, gender, youth, and the arts.

One of four key thinkers and practitioners to speak at the online event on Monday (November 30), Dr Lovatt’s presentation is entitled ‘Reimagining futures through the arts’. The programme will also feature Professor of Public Health Medicine, Carol Brayne, and Professor of the Psychology of Education and Mental Health, Gordon Harold (both of the University of Cambridge), and Dr Linn Sandberg, Associate Professor in Gender Studies (Södertörn University, Sweden).

Find out more and register here –