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Foreword Anthea Tinker Professor of Social Gerontology, King’s College London The Engineering and Physical Sciences The other funding went to the setting up of Research Council (EPSRC) spent nearly ten the EQUAL network, which ran from million pounds on ageing research between 2001–2004. Modestly funded, to the tune of 2002 and 2004. This is compared with under £60,000, it provided a forum for networking three million by the Economic and Social and in particular for workshops. These proved Research Council (ESRC). For both this was a to be very successful and have led to a bigger small part of their overall spend – 1.3% for the network – The Strategic Promotion of Ageing EPSRC and 1.2% for the ESRC (House of Research Capacity (SPARC). The enthusiasm Lords, Scientific and Technology Committee, of the co-ordinator (Peter Lansley, Professor of 2005a: 87). Yet this is not enough, states the Construction Management) and the House of Lords Scientific and Technology Administrator (Verity Smith) meant that there Committee Scientific Aspects of Ageing: has been a lasting legacy in the field. Report (2005a). Out of the research have come six themes: • the existing home Although ageing is not a new area of • improving http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Quality in Ageing and Older Adults Emerald Publishing

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Emerald Publishing
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1471-7794
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Abstract

Anthea Tinker Professor of Social Gerontology, King’s College London The Engineering and Physical Sciences The other funding went to the setting up of Research Council (EPSRC) spent nearly ten the EQUAL network, which ran from million pounds on ageing research between 2001–2004. Modestly funded, to the tune of 2002 and 2004. This is compared with under £60,000, it provided a forum for networking three million by the Economic and Social and in particular for workshops. These proved Research Council (ESRC). For both this was a to be very successful and have led to a bigger small part of their overall spend – 1.3% for the network – The Strategic Promotion of Ageing EPSRC and 1.2% for the ESRC (House of Research Capacity (SPARC). The enthusiasm Lords, Scientific and Technology Committee, of the co-ordinator (Peter Lansley, Professor of 2005a: 87). Yet this is not enough, states the Construction Management) and the House of Lords Scientific and Technology Administrator (Verity Smith) meant that there Committee Scientific Aspects of Ageing: has been a lasting legacy in the field. Report (2005a). Out of the research have come six themes: • the existing home Although ageing is not a new area of • improving

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Quality in Ageing and Older AdultsEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 2006

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