In addition to the Debating Matters Topic Guides for the 'Changing Age' event, here are additional resources for schools and students. Professor Tom Kirkwood, Director of the Institute for Ageing and Health at Newcastle University, gave the prestigious BBC Radio 4 Reith Lectures on the topic ‘The End of Age’ in 2001. You can read all five of his illuminating lectures via the link below. Additionally, we have invited a range of leading scientists, professionals and commentators to give their views about the insights we are learning from the science of ageing, the implications of an ageing society and changing perspectives on age. Read their thoughts by clicking on the names on the right hand menu.
Reith Lectures 2001 Professor Tom Kirkwood