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Future Lives

The typical life course—all the events and roles that an individual experiences, and the sequence of these, over their entire lifetime—is changing. How could these changes shape future lives?


Biodigital Today and Tomorrow

As the biodigital convergence matures and gives rise to new realities, how could it impact health, food and agriculture, the environment, manufacturing, security, and other policy areas?


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Labour | Future lives

People’s mindsets about labour (paid and unpaid) are shifting. Changes to the roles of labour and leisure could alter the balance of time devoted to work, social relationships, and leisure over the life course.

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Tune in! TVs connecting isolated seniors

Covid-19 drew attention to seniors and other high-risk populations who are affected by social isolation and loneliness. It also challenged conventional public health advice that these populations should participate more in community life by attending museums, choirs, clubs and other in-person activities.

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