keep up to date with what's happening in the field

You may be interested in keeping up with the latest in professional conversations and research in Gerontology. To get started, below are some journals, conferences and a Twitter feed to explore. Find what interests you and relates to your area, consider following those leaders and creating alerts to stay in touch. We have a page on our website all about setting up table of contents and search alerts in different journal databases. Google alerts function similarly, see how to set those up here.

Listed below are a couple of local conferences. Keep an eye out for other events that include gerontological perspectives and research.

Professional organisations


Thinking about publishing? Check out our collection of guides that detail the different elements involved when getting in to scholarship.

As you progress with your research, you'll need to design, run and write up your research project. Use the Sage Research Methods database to discover discipline focused methodologies.