Ageing society

Human skills will always be needed in a technological age

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People are one of the foundations of the modern Industrial Strategy. Improving people’s skills, helping them access good jobs, supporting whole-life wellbeing and delivering more opportunities are at its heart, writes Dr Grace Lordan from London School of Economics.

Improving cancer diagnosis with AI and big data

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Thousands of cases of breast cancer aren't picked up by mammograms. Could AI and data help revolutionise the way cancer is detected? Nick Jennings from Imperial College London thinks so.

Ageing and sustainability: an agenda for success

It’s no secret that the global population is ageing, and whilst this presents social and economic challenges, it also presents a huge opportunity to develop cutting edge innovation. And with climate change on everyone’s agenda, we take a look at the cross section between design for demographic change and design for environmental sustainability.

Rethinking retirement to meet the Ageing Society Grand Challenge

Working alongside the panel of independent experts on the Longevity Science Panel, Legal & General has been doing a great deal of deep thinking on ageing; from pensions to housing and long-term care to mid-life MOTs.