This event is organised by the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing
About the Speaker
Emily Grundy is a Professor of Demography at the London School of Economics and Political Science and an Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. She is leader of the Ageing, Lifecourse and Population Health Analysis research group at LSE. Other roles include member of the Council of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population; Chair of the Population Investigation Committee (UK) and member of the scientific advisory boards for the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing and Understanding Society, the UK Household Panel Study. Most of Grundy’s research has been focused on ageing. Her main interests in this field are families, households and social support in later life, especially in relationship to health; trends and differentials in health and disability, and the long term consequences of marital and reproductive history for health and social support.