MRC LHA & NSHD 70th Birthday Birthday Events

Birthday Events

To celebrate the 70th Birthday, two events were held:

  • 1st March 2016, London
  • 3rd March 2016, Manchester

The programme for the events: 

10.30-12.30

MORNING SESSION

10.30-10.40

Welcome by Chair (Diana Kuh)

10.40-12.30

Latest NSHD findings  & policy relevance:

  • Survey update, 68-69 years (Andrew Wong)
  • Cardiovascular health (Rebecca Hardy)
  • Physical capability & musculoskeletal ageing (Rachel Cooper)
  • Cognitive capability & psychological disorders (Marcus Richards)
  • Wellbeing & resilience (Mai Stafford)
  • The ageing brain (Nikhil Sharma)
  • Acute illness & health trajectories (Dan Davis)
  • The 7th decade: Healthy ageing (or multi-morbidity)? (Summing up by the chair)

12.30-13.50               

LUNCH

13.50-15.30

AFTERNOON SESSION

13.50-14.00

Welcome by Chair (John Frank)

14.00-14.30  

0-59 years in 23 data collections (Mike Wadsworth)

14.30-15.00

How Britain kept calm and carried on the cohort study (Helen Pearson)

15.00-15.30

60-70 years in 3 data collections & looking forward to the 8th decade (Scientific panel)

15.30-17.00

TEA & CAKE

The talks were recorded, click on the appropriate link to watch:

During the birthday events, NSHD staff were available to discuss their research areas. Each of the research areas had their own stall, including specially designed posters. The research areas on show, were:

 

Credit for photographs and filming: UCL Digital Media