Friday, 23 February 2018

Prof Luc de Witte to speak at the social science business of ageing event

Prof Luc de Witte is due to speak at 'the business of care: social science and the future of healthy ageing' event organised by the Faculty of Social Sciences on March 27th.

The business of care: social science and the future of healthy ageing
Tuesday 27th March, 8:30-10:30am
Inox Dine, Level 5 Students Union Building, Sheffield, S10 2TG

The UK population is ageing, putting new demands on how we work. Businesses need strategies to retain ageing workers, as well as those who are also carers
This workshop will explore how academics and businesses can innovate in order to maintain productivity, improve business performance and support employees in an ageing world.

Speakers include:
Madeleine Starr MBE, Director of Business Development & Innovation, Carers UK
Katherine Wilson, Head of Employers for Carers, Carers UK
Professor Jason Heyes, Chair in Employment Relations
Professor Luc de Witte, Chair in Health Services Research and Director of CATCH
Professor Susan Yeandle, Professor of Sociology and Director of CIRCLE (Chair)

For more information, and to register, please visit the Eventbrite page.

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