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Corporations are funding health and nutrition research – here’s why you should be worried

For the health-conscious consumer, it’s hard to keep up with the dizzying array of products on offer. Consumers want unbiased informati...

  • 20/08/2019
  • Culture & Society, Finance, Work

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How Japan can take the lead with an ageing workforce

Japan, like many countries around the world, faces the transformative effects of Globalization 4.0, as Fourth Industrial Revolution tec...

  • 19/08/2019
  • Work, Culture & Society, Finance

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What baby boomers can learn from millennials at work – and vice versa

For the first time ever, we have five generations in the workplace at the same time, says entrepreneur Chip Conley. What would happen i...

  • 01/08/2019
  • Culture & Society, Work

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Is 75 the new 65? Wealthy countries need to rethink what it means to be old

In 1950, men and women at age 65 could expect to live about 11 years more on average. Today, that number has gone up to 17, and the Un...

  • 06/05/2019
  • Culture & Society, Ageing, Finance, Work

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An ageing workforce isn't a burden. It's an opportunity

Our world is changing constantly and at an increasingly rapid pace. We’re at a unique time in our history when increased longevity is c...

  • 26/04/2019
  • Culture & Society, Finance, Work, Ageing

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Paul Tasner: How I became an entrepreneur at 66

It's never too late to reinvent yourself. Take it from Paul Tasner -- after working continuously for other people for 40 years, h...

  • 24/04/2019
  • Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Finance, Work

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Links with community and business to build a strong chain

The North East Cluster for Healthy Ageing and Independent Living (NE-CHAIN) has won early-stage funding from UK Research and Innovation...

  • 23/04/2019
  • Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Work, Finance

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How the young in developing countries are excluded from work

Young people face tough labor markets and job shortages in countries all over the world. For example, about 20 percent of 15- to 24-yea...

  • 09/04/2019
  • Culture & Society, Work, Children & young people

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Transatlantic exchange to grow ageing market

A transatlantic exchange is building on the North East’s expertise in ageing, nutrition, digital science and tech. The dynamic founder...

  • 16/02/2019
  • Innovation for Ageing, Finance, Work, Ageing, Big Data & Digital Health

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Accelerator to support new businesses in ageing launched

A new accelerator programme aimed at businesses with the potential to develop solutions to the challenges faced by an ageing population...

  • 19/12/2018
  • Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Finance, Work, Mobility & Transport, Health & wellbeing, Housing, Ageing

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Showcasing the region’s strengths in Boston

A US trade mission built around the North East’s expertise in ageing, nutrition, digital, science and tech heads to Boston to build str...

  • 17/12/2018
  • Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Finance, Health & wellbeing, Housing, Mobility & Transport, Work, Ageing

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Major new report connects North’s poor health with poor productivity

Poor health has been linked with the North’s poor productivity for the first time in a major new report by six northern universities. ...

  • 13/12/2018
  • Health & wellbeing, Work, Finance, Culture & Society

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