Browse Ageing Research Programmes

You are browsing data that matches the following criteria. Click the cross in any box to remove that search criteria.
Funder/CentreBertelsmann Foundation
Programme:Demographic Change
Hide ▴

Bertelsmann Foundation

Show all funders/centres
  • Research Programmes
  • Research Projects

Need some help?

If you find yourself getting a bit lost, try using one of the links below to get back to the beginning:

  • Go back to the start page
    You can search the whole database for specific search terms, choose a country or browse by category.
  • Perform an advanced search
    Useful when you know what you're looking for, and where the data might be stored.
  • Browse all Research Centres and Funders
    See a list of all centres from where you can view details and the programmes and projects that are associated with that centre/funder.
  • Browse all Research Programmes
    See a list of all the research programmes in the database. When you look at one you will automatically see which Research Funder/Centre it belongs too, and you can explore this programme's projects or see other programmes within the same funder/centre.
  • Browse all Researchers
    Individual researchers are not "attached" to any particular project or programme. If you want to narrow down the list you could choose a country on the start page and look at the list on the left of the page..
Demographic ChangeResearch Programme

Website

http://www.bertelsmann-stiftung.de/cps/rde/xchg/SID-EDBA2B31-1768ED5C/bst_engl/hs.xsl/73550.htm

Programme type

Subtheme on ageing

Programme status

Ongoing

Total number of funded projects

3

Summary of key aims

Demographic change has now become a major topic of public debate. Although it is largely discussed in the context of current economic and social problems, the true dislocations resulting from demographic shifts have in fact yet to take place. Conversely, before the coming shifts occur, society should take advantage of the demographic benefits that have resulted from the increased birth rates of the 1950s and 1960s. The consequences of a declining and aging population will only make themselves fully felt once the baby-boomer generation enters retirement. Currently, policymakers and other social leaders are still in confusion about how to react to the imminent developments, which means key questions have been left unanswered and potential responses largely ignored.

Disciplines of research covered

Demographic change

Management contact

Andreas Esche
+49 5241 81-81333

Admin contact


Scientific contact


Funding contact

Andreas Esche
+49 5241 81-81333
Bertelsmann Foundation

What is the review process for applications?


Is the project externally evaluated?

No

Who has evaluated, or will evaluate, the programme?


Interdisciplinary research is a strategic priority...

  • For the programme ✔
  • For the funding agency ✔
  • Nationally ✔