Research topic areas of interest to support the development of a research proposal on the general health and wellbeing of diverse older people:

  • Explorations of quality of life of older people living in home and community settings
  • Domiciliary, community, care home and hospital care of older people with co-morbidities
  • Palliative and end of life care issues, particularly (but not excluding) older people
  • Ageing and technology to harness the potential of technology to improve people’s lives
  • Ageing-in-the-right-place
  • Age friendly urban and rural communities
  • Co-creation and co-design with older people
  • Social participation and older people
  • Gendered constructions of ageing

Methodological expertise:

  • Qualitative methods including interviews, focus groups, visual methods, (participant) observation, Critical Discourse Analysis
  • Participatory methods including knowledge cafes, visualisation workshops, deliberative dialogues

Professor Judith Sixsmith

Professor of Health Related Research
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