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Professor Emily Grundy Director of ISER, University of Essex

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emily.grundy@essex.ac.uk
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01206 873904
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2N2.5B.14
Curriculum vitae

Emily Grundy joined ISER as Professor of Population Science and Director in October 2017. Previous appointments have been at the London School of Economics (where she remains a part-time Research Professor), University of Cambridge, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and King’s College, London. Emily is a demographer by training and most of her work has focussed on ageing.

Her main research interests are families, households and kin and social networks in later life, especially in relationship to health, associations between family life courses and health and well-being at older ages, and trends and differentials in later life health, disability and mortality. Her current research is supported by an ERC Advanced Grant on Family life courses, intergenerational exchanges and later life health https://famhealthproject.wordpress.com/.

Emily is also involved in collaborative projects on urban environments and mental health at older ages http://www.mindmap-cities.eu/ and on long-term care in Europe.


She is Chair of the Population Investigation Committee, past President of the British Society for Population Studies, a member of the Council of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, a Fellow of the British Academy and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.


Read more about Emily's work on her ORCID profile and on Google Scholar.

Follow Emily on Twitter @EmilyGrundyISER


Publications

  1. Fertility history and biomarkers using prospective data: evidence from the 1958 National Child Development Study

    Maria Sironi, George B. Ploubidis, and Emily Grundy

    1. Demography
    2. Childbearing: Fertility
    3. Health
    4. Life Course Analysis
    5. Biology
  2. Social isolation and memory decline in later-life

    Sanna Read, Adelina Comas-Herrera, and Emily Grundy

    1. Older People
    2. Psychology
    3. Social Exclusion
    4. Well Being
    5. Health
  3. The association between parity, CVD mortality and CVD risk factors among Norwegian women and men

    Øystein Kravdal, Aage Tverdal, and Emily Grundy

    1. Households
    2. Childbearing: Fertility
    3. Health
    4. Life Course Analysis
  4. Work–family lifecourses and later-life health in the United Kingdom

    Marco Tosi and Emily Grundy

    1. Older People
    2. Social Networks
    3. Labour Market
    4. Well Being
    5. Health
    6. Life Course Analysis
    7. Social Stratification
    8. Sociology Of Households
  5. Fertility trajectories and later-life depression among parents in England

    Emily Grundy, Sanna Read, and Heini Väisänen

    1. Older People
    2. Psychology
    3. Childbearing: Fertility
    4. Well Being
    5. Health
    6. Life Course Analysis
  6. Post-war (1946-2017) population health change in the United Kingdom: a systematic review

    Dawid Gondek, David Bann, Emily Grundy, et al.

    1. Demography
    2. Health
    3. Life Course Analysis
  7. Intergenerational contacts and depressive symptoms among older parents in Eastern Europe

    Marco Tosi and Emily Grundy

    1. Older People
    2. Social Networks
    3. Psychology
    4. Well Being
    5. Social Behaviour
  8. Children’s age at parental divorce and depression in early and mid-adulthood

    Øystein Kravdal and Emily Grundy

    1. Psychology
    2. Young People
    3. Family Formation And Dissolution
    4. Well Being
    5. Health
    6. Life Course Analysis
    7. Sociology Of Households
  9. Pathways to health

    George B. Ploubidis, George B. Ploubidis, Benedetta Pongiglione, et al.

    1. Older People
    2. Older People
    3. Health
    4. Health
    5. Life Course Analysis
    6. Life Course Analysis
  10. Offspring and later-life loneliness in Eastern and Western Europe

    Thijs van den Broek, Marco Tosi, and Emily Grundy

    1. Older People
    2. Psychology
    3. Childbearing: Fertility
    4. Well Being
    5. Health
  11. Cohort profile: the Office for National Statistics Longitudinal Study (The LS)

    Nicola Shelton, Chris E. Marshall, Rachel Stuchbury, et al.

    1. Statistical Analysis
    2. Demography
    3. Labour Market
    4. Childbearing: Fertility
    5. Life Course Analysis
    6. Surveys
  12. Parental health limitations, caregiving and loneliness among women with widowed parents: longitudinal evidence from France

    Thijs van den Broek and Emily Grundy

    1. Older People
    2. Psychology
    3. Well Being
    4. Sociology Of Households
    5. Caregiving
  13. Household debt and depressive symptoms among older adults in three continental European countries

    Aapo Hiilamo and Emily Grundy

    1. Older People
    2. Households
    3. Debt: Indebtedness
    4. Well Being
    5. Finance
  14. The increasing mortality advantage of the married: the role played by education

    Øystein Kravdal, Emily Grundy, and Katherine Keenan

    1. Demography
    2. Education
    3. Family Formation And Dissolution
    4. Health
  15. Fertility history and physical and mental health changes in European older adults

    Katherine Keenan and Emily Grundy

    1. Older People
    2. Demography
    3. Childbearing: Fertility
    4. Well Being
    5. Health
    6. Life Course Analysis

Media

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  1. "Torno da mia madre", che stress quando i figli quarantenni ripiombano a casa

  2. Empty-nesters 'resent boomerang kids'

  3. Parents with ‘boomerang’ children who move back home as adults suffer as much as people with illness or disability, study shows

  4. Boomerang offspring damage parents' wellbeing, study finds

  5. Parents’ lives made more miserable by the ‘boomerang generation’ returning home

  6. Women are happier being single than men because relationships are hard work

  7. Women are happier being single than men, says a new study

  8. Women prefer being single - because relationships are hard work, research suggests


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