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The subject for the 2001 lecture series is The End of Age


Dramatic increases in life expectancy are shaking the structure of societies around the world and profoundly altering our perceptions of life and death.
Tom Kirkwood

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Tom Kirkwood, Professor of Medicine and head of the Department of Gerontology at the University of Newcastle.

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Investigating new insights from the frontiers of science and the choices and decisions we face in the uncharted territories of a greying world.

Survey

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Find out the results of our survey on attitudes to ageing.

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Lectures

1: Brave Old World

2: Thread of Life

3: Sex and Death

4: Making Choices

5: New Directions


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