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What’s in store for 2017

2016 has been a year of great change. It brought challenges and opportunities to the table, many of which will dominate the next year. As the year comes to a close, our President, Professor Sir Robert Lechler, reflects on what lies in store for 2017, focusing on the challeng...

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Executive Director's review of 2016

2016 has been a busy and successful year for the Academy and, as the year ends, I am taking time to reflect on our achievements and thank those who have helped make them possible. Advancing major policy projects This year we published two ma...

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Trajectories of ageing: balancing longevity and health

As worldwide life expectancy increases, ensuring health in later life is becoming ever more important. In the UK, healthy life expectancy is not increasing at the same rate as life expectancy, meaning more years are being spent living with disabilities. As age is a major risk factor...

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New Council members elected

  We are pleased to announce that the following Fellows have been elected to serve on the Academy Council. Each will serve a three year term of office. Professor Ed Bullmore FMedSci

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