As part of the Healthy Later Living Network events programme, we are delighted to announce that we will be joined by Professor Judith Phillips OBE, Deputy Principal (Research) at the University of Stirling on Tuesday 26 September, 2.00-3.00pm (via Teams). Judith will be speaking about the work that has been done through the Healthy Ageing Challenge and sharing her thoughts on future priorities for ageing research.

Professor Judith Phillips (OBE) is a leading researcher in the field of social, behavioural, and environmental aspects of ageing, who has contributed to advancing the field of gerontology, theoretically and empirically and has guided UK policy and practice on ageing issues. She has been recognised internationally through several awards and was recognised for her contribution to social work/social care when awarded the OBE for Services to Older People.

She has extensive senior leadership experience and is currently Deputy Principal (Research) at the University of Stirling where she is responsible for the strategic direction of research at the University. Alongside her leadership roles she has maintained an active research career and is currently Research Director for the UKRI Healthy Ageing Challenge, helping people remain active, productive, independent and socially connected across generations for as long as possible.