Projects per year
Older men at the margins study: a qualitative study of older men's experiences of seeking social engagement and combating loneliness in later life. Funded by the NIHR School for Social Care Research, based at the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol. Principal Investigator. Read more here.
Trans* ageing and care (TrAC): a mixed methods study into dignified and inclusive health and social care for older trans* and intersex people in Wales. Funded by Dunhill Medical Turst, based at Swansea University. Principal investigator and co-manager. Read more here.
As a social care researcher my research areas include: older men's experiences of loneliness and social isolation; sexuality, care and ageing; trans ageing and gender identity; inclusive care provision for diverse groups of older people; equality measures in organisations, and; LGBTQ youth health and wellbeing. I welcome proposals for postgraduate research (PhD/ Masters) in any of the above areas.
External Examiner, University of East Anglia
Sept 2019 → …
External Examiner, University of York
1 Oct 2014 → Sept 2018
Structured keywords and research groupings
- Ageing Futures
- SPS Centre for Research in Health and Social Care
- social care
- social inclusion
- gender identity
- social work
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Exploring Meals on Wheels as a service provided to vulnerable adults in South-East Asia: establishing food safety, nutritional, social care, psychological and policy implications
19/07/21 → …
Ageing, Men and Social Relations: New Perspectives on Masculinities and Men’s Social Connections in Later LifeWillis, P. B., Pietilä, I. & Seppänen, M., 31 Mar 2023, Bristol: Policy Press. (Ageing in a Global Context)
Research output: Book/Report › Authored book
Willis, P. B., Pietilä, I. & Seppänen, M., 23 Mar 2023, Ageing, Men and Social Relations: New Perspectives on Masculinities and Men’s Social Connections in Later Life. Bristol: Policy Press, p. 1-16 16 p. (Ageing in Global Context).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter in a book