UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering


UCL Healthy Ageing Symposium report now available

12 April 2019

The UCL Healthy Ageing Symposium in February was a great demonstration of government, charity, business & academia coming together to tackle societal issues

Healthy Ageing booklet

In late February, the UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering hosted the 'Healthy Ageing Symposium' - an event aimed at addressing the challenges of ageing healthily. The symposium brought together diverse voices, including academics, industry leaders and charity representatives. 

with more details about the day's themed discussions:
  • Physical activity during ageing
  • Age-friendly infrastructures
  • Social engagement/services during ageing
  • Care support for age-related diseases & extending independence at home 

Follow-up sessions are being planned and qualifying UCL academics can apply for seed funding to develop links, ideas and collaborations on these topics.

Find out more about the day.