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Professor Emily Grundy Director of ISER, University of Essex

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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 She is also involved in collaborative projects on urban environments and mental health at older ages and on long-term care in Europe.
Emily 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.
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  1. Returns home by children and changes in parents’ well-being in Europe

    Marco Tosi and Emily Grundy

    1. Older People
    2. Well Being
    3. Life Course Analysis
    4. Sociology Of Households
    5. Social Psychology
  2. 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
  3. MINDMAP: establishing an integrated database infrastructure for research in ageing, mental well-being, and the urban environment

    Mariëlle A. Beenackers, Dany Doiron, Isabel Fortier, et al.

    1. Older People
    2. Area Effects
    3. Psychology
    4. Urban Sociology
    5. Geography
    6. Research
    7. Well Being
    8. Health
    9. Surveys
  4. Coresidence with a child and happiness among older widows in Europe: does gender of the child matter?

    Emily Grundy and Michael Murphy

    1. Older People
    2. Psychology
    3. Geography
    4. Demography
    5. Well Being
    6. Sociology Of Households


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