Friday 19th of July 2019

Researchers of Demography and Social Networks Module

Researchers of Demography and Social Networks Module

Vicente Rodríguez

Vicente RodríguezPhD in Human Geography from the University Complutense of Madrid. After teaching at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), he joined the Institute of Economics, Geography and Demography, at the Centre for Human and Social Sciences, Spanish National Research Council in 1986 helping to create the Research Group on Ageing (IEG-CSIC). His main research interests are focussed on the Spanish population ageing, mainly on the residential strategies of the elderly people, such as the international retirement migration and return migration, and on the family structures and the caring process of older people in relation to the quality of life. Is also part of the Associated Unit to CSIC "The aging process, with INGEMA Foundation. He has stayed in several European universities and participated in some European networks for the study of international migration of retirees.

Today Dr Rodriguez is acting as the Ministry of Science and Innovation scientific manager in the European networks on ageing (FUTURAGE and ERA-AGE2) and in the JPI on Ageing ‚ÄėMore Years Better Lives‚Äô.

 
 

Fermina Rojo-Pérez

Es doctora en Geograf√≠a por la Universidad Complutense de Madrid e investigadora cient√≠fica en el IEGD-CCHS-CSIC, donde pertenece al Grupo de Investigaci√≥n en Envejecimiento. En el contexto de la Gerontolog√≠a Geogr√°fica, su inter√©s cient√≠fico se centra en las condiciones y calidad de vida en la vejez y en las estrategias residenciales en la vejez, con especial √©nfasis en los determinantes del hecho de ‚Äėenvejecer en casa‚Äô con autonom√≠a e independencia. Forma parte del Grupo Espa√Īol de Estudios de Calidad de Vida (junto con colegas del CSIC y del ISCIII), y participa en la Unidad Asociada Ingema-CSIC entre cuyos objetivos est√° el desarrollo de la estructura cient√≠fica para la realizaci√≥n de un estudio longitudinal y de car√°cter multidimensional del envejecimiento en Espa√Īa (Proyecto ELES). Es miembro activo de la International Society for Quality of Life Studies, y de otras sociedades cient√≠ficas nacionales relacionadas con su inter√©s tem√°tico. Ha participado en redes y foros europeos sobre envejecimiento y calidad de vida.

 

 

Gloria Fern√°ndez-Mayoralas

PhD in Human Geography by the Complutense University (Madrid) is a Research Scientist at the Centre for Human and Social Sciences in the Spanish National Research Council (CCHS-CSIC). Her interests focus on the Quality of Life in old age, paying attention on health conditions and physical and social environments, issues of particular significance as explaining factors of Ageing in Place with autonomy and independence. In this line, is an active member of the International Society of Quality of Life Studies. She is author or co-author of books and papers in high impact journals, such as Social Science & Medicine, Social Indicators Research, International Journal of Population Geography, Journal of Housing for the Elderly, Population Review, Qualitative Health Research or International Psychogeriatrics.

Currently, she belongs to the Research Group on Ageing (GIE-CSIC) and the Associated Unit "The Ageing Process" (INGEMA-CSIC), as well as to the Spanish Research Group on Quality of Life and Ageing (CSIC-ISCIII).

 
 

Mayte Sancho

Mayte SanchoBA in Psychology from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and M.S in Social Gerontology from the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. She worked as a senior government employee in the Institute of Older Persons and Social Services (IMSERSO). Director of the IMSERSO¬īs Ageing and the Dependency Observatory. She has been Co-director of Elderly¬īs Website ‚ÄúPortal Mayores‚ÄĚ until June 2010. She also has worked as expert of the OCDE (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) and of the Council of Europe in the dependency field from 1992 to 1998. She has been the Vice-Chairwoman of the Spanish Geriatrics and Gerontology Society (SEGG). She has authored dozens of publications, among which are: coordination of the reports Older People in Spain, 2000, 2002, 2004 and 2006, participation in drafting El Libro Blanco de la Dependencia, the Third Edition of The International Handbook on Aging and the publication Family care for elders in Europe Policies and Practices. She has led numerous inter-agency collaboration initiatives, among which SEGG-IMSERSO collaboration in coordination with the World Health Organization initiatives related to the fight against ill-treatment and active aging.

She is currently Scientific Director of the Foundations that are integrated into the Matia Group.

Julio Pérez Díaz

Es Doctor en Sociolog√≠a, durante 16 a√Īos investigador del Centro de Estudios Demogr√°ficos y profesor de la Universidad Aut√≥noma de Barcelona. Actualmente cient√≠fico titular del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cient√≠ficas (Instituto de Econom√≠a, Geograf√≠a y Demograf√≠a, del Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales). Especialista en pol√≠ticas de poblaci√≥n, envejecimiento demogr√°fico y sociolog√≠a de la vejez, temas que gusta tratar de forma cr√≠tica y hol√≠stica abordando sus implicaciones pol√≠ticas e ideol√≥gicas. Mantiene una intensa actividad divulgativa en publicaciones, medios de comunicaci√≥n y en internet, donde edita un website propio sobre Demograf√≠a: http://apuntesdedemografia.wordpress.com/. Autor de diversos libros y art√≠culos, la mayor√≠a √≠ntegramente accesibles en su p√°gina web. V√©anse en particular ‚ÄúEl estado del bienestar y la feminizaci√≥n de la vejez en Espa√Īa‚ÄĚ publicado en el 2003 por la Revista Espa√Īola de Investigaciones Sociol√≥gicas, y el libro ‚ÄúLa Madurez de Masas‚ÄĚ, premiado por la Fundaci√≥n la Caixa en 2002 y editado por el IMSERSO en 2003. Acaba de dirigir, por encargo del INE, el IMSERSO y la Fundaci√≥n ONCE, el Informe General de la Encuesta sobre Discapacidades, Deficiencias y Estado de Salud 1999.

Dirige actualmente el proyecto ‚ÄúLa Teor√≠a de la Revoluci√≥n Reproductiva‚ÄĚ, del Plan Nacional de I+D+I.

Antonio Abell√°n

Es Doctor en Geograf√≠a Humana por la Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Se incorpor√≥ al Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cient√≠ficas en 1974, y posteriormente adscrito al Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales. Ha participado en investigaciones sobre la poblaci√≥n espa√Īola, y particularmente el envejecimiento, dentro del Grupo de Investigaci√≥n sobre Envejecimiento-CSIC. Sus √°mbitos de inter√©s cient√≠fico son el envejecimiento demogr√°fico, el proceso de discapacidad y dependencia entre las personas de edad; inter√©s por transferencia de conocimiento a los responsables de las pol√≠ticas sociales y profesionales de la gesti√≥n social. Ha dirigido numerosos proyectos de investigaci√≥n y participa activamente en convenios y contratos de investigaci√≥n con otras instituciones. Miembro del consejo asesor de la Revista Espa√Īola de Geriatr√≠a y Gerontolog√≠a. Es responsable de Portal Mayores y sigMayores.

 

 

 

Elena del Barrio

BA in Sociology from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (2003), M.S in Social Gerontology from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (2004) and Postgraduate Training Course for Applied Social Research and Data Analysis Specialists in the Center for Sociological Research (2007). Currently she is PhD candidate in Methodology of Social Science Research. In 2004 and 2005, worked as Post-degree Research Member in the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, and between 2005 and 2008 as Pre-Doctoral Research Member in the Spanish Scientific Research Council (CSIC). Since then, May 2008, she is working in Fundación INGEMA in projects relating to living conditions, attitudes and values in the elderly, and in the Age-Friendly Donostia-San Sebastian Project as principal researcher. Recently (summer 2010), she has been doing an internship in The New York Academy of Medicine working in the Age-Friendly New York City Project.

 

 

   

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