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12 Jul 2021
New research reveals challenges faced by older people during pandemic

A new report launched this week by The University of Manchester’s Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA) has revealed the challenged faced during the coronavirus pandemic by people aged 50 and over, es

08 Jul 2021
Introducing the Stronger Together: A co-production toolkit with Ageing Better

As part of National Co-production week we are delighted to launch Stronger Together – Ageing Better’s co-production toolkit – co-created by the 14 national 

23 Jun 2021
Round 2 now open: Apply now for up to £2,000

Do you have an idea for a community project for older people?


17 Jun 2021
Upcoming Event: Population Ageing and Urbanisation

Join the Manchester Urban Ageing Research Group for the launch of Population Ageing and Urbanisation: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on ‘Ageing in Place’ in Cities.


09 Jun 2021
Upcoming Seminar on Covid-19 and Social Exclusion

A seminar delivered by the Manchester Urban Ageing Research Group.

19 May 2021
New Ambition for Ageing podcast

Ambition for Ageing has launched it’s very first podcast, and it’s available now for you to listen to.


18 May 2021
Upcoming seminar: The Healthy Ageing Research Group

A chance to hear from The Healthy Ageing Research Group based at the University of Manchester.

17 May 2021
New MUARG project explores ageing in place in cities worldwide

Researchers at the University of Manchester have launched a five-year research project which will bring together interdisciplinary approaches from urban studies and gerontology in the study of older people living in c

13 May 2021
Pandemic Pressures: How Greater Manchester equalities organisations have responded to the needs of older people during the Covid-19 crisis

Pandemic Pressures summarises our research into how Greater Manchester equalities organisations have responded to the needs of older people during the Covid-19 crisis.


10 May 2021
Funding opportunity: Supporting Ageing in Place

We are seeking community groups and organisations to deliver projects of up to £2,000 in specific neighbourhoods across Greater Manchester to help us create social connections and build age-friendly places for people