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Nov 25, 2020

In Episode 8 of the ELSA Podcast we discuss what the study tells us about the benefits of volunteering with James Nazroo from the University of Manchester, John Hannen from Ambition for Ageing and Oldham-based volunteer Pauline Coltman. 

Sep 20, 2020

In Episode 7 of the ELSA Podcast, UCL researcher Dorina Cadar and Hannah Churchill from the Alzheimers Society talk about how a specially-designed sub-study of ELSA is helping us better understand dementia.  

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Mar 30, 2020

In Episode 6 of the ELSA Podcast, DWP Deputy Director for Pensions & Later Life Analysis Laura Webster and Rowena Crawford, Deputy Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, talk about Pension Freedoms. Laura explains how and why the policy was introduced, how it works and why the English Longitudinal Study is so...

Feb 10, 2020

In Episode 5 of the ELSA Podcast, Catherine Foot, Director of Evidence at the Centre for Ageing Better, discusses how the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) helps the charitable foundation create change in policy and practice to improve employment, housing, health and communities.

She discusses the Foundation's...

Jan 21, 2020

In Episode 4 of the ELSA Podcast Dr Daisy Fancourt, Associate Professor in Psychobiology and Epidemiology at UCL, talks about her research looking at the benefits of social prescribing to help people age more happily and healthily. She explains how data from ELSA has been key in exploring the links between...