Professor Thomas Kirkwood CBE will be visiting Ormskirk

Professor Thomas Kirkwood CBE Associate Dean for Ageing at Newcastle University and a Government advisor on the issues linked to our ageing population, will give a talk on the 6th September, at the local U3A group in Aughton & Ormskirk, he is set to explain why we are all living longer.

Professor Thomas Kirkwood CBE has a degree from the University of Cambridge, 1972 in Mathematics a MSc Applied Statistics from the University of Oxford in 1973 and a PhD in Biology from the University of Cambridge again in 1983.

As impressive as his qualifications I have listed Professor Thomas Kirkwood CBE previous positions below;

  • 2004 - 2011 Director, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University
  • 1993 - 1999 Professor of Biological Gerontology, University of Manchester
  • 1988 - 1993 Head, Laboratory of Mathematical Biology, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London
  • 1981 - 1988 Staff Scientist, then Senior Staff Scientist (1987), Computing Laboratory, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London.
  • 1973 - 1981 Scientist, then Staff Scientist (1979), Statistics Section, National Institute for Biological Standards and Control, London.

This is a free event open to the general public, and takes place at Christ Church on Long Lane from 10.30am, with tea and coffee served from 09.30. This shall be a very informative and interesting talk indeed.


A group of Home Instead CAREGivers talking
Family welcoming a Home Instead care manager into their home