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Ageing and caring in a globalised world: stories from Mumbai and England

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, 03 December 2019

An older couple walking hand in hand smiling

Alexandra Burton and Kartikeya Tripathi will present findings from a cross-departmental research programme exploring challenges of ageing in a globalised world.

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All

Availability

Yes

Organiser

Emma Hart

Location

Darwin Lecture Theatre
044: Darwin Building
Gower Street
London
WC1E 6BT
United Kingdom

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About the lecture:
Alexandra Burton and Kartikeya Tripathi will present findings from a cross-departmental research programme (Division of Psychiatry and Security and Crime Science), exploring challenges of ageing in a globalised world. They will explore how migration and digitalisation affect older people’s needs for support and care, through the prisms of two of our recent research studies: with older victims of cybercrime in Mumbai (Kartikeya); and South Asian carers of people with dementia in England (Burton). They will discuss how we can build on our qualitative research findings and existing manualised interventions #MadeAtUCL to develop culturally competent care interventions.

About the Speakers

Alexandra Burton

Early Career Researcher at Division of Psychiatry, UCL

Alexandra Burton is an early career research psychologist (Division of Psychiatry) and programme manager of the UCL Alzheimer’s Society Centre of Excellence. Her research interests include improving the physical health care of people with dementia and severe mental illnesses and the protective effects of social support on mental and physical health.

Kartikeya Tripathi

Lecturer at Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science, UCL

Kartikeya Tripathi is a lecturer at UCL Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science. His research interests lie in applying a mixed-methods approach to investigate questions around crime, security and terrorism, and support capacity building in developing countries.