Dr Martin Hyde
Work Package Lead martin.hyde@swanesea.ac.uk

Martin is an Associate Professor in Gerontology at Swansea University. His main research interests are work and retirement in a global context. He has written on a wide range of topics from quality of life, work and retirement, health inequalities and globalization. He has published in peer reviewed journals, numerous reports and book chapters, as well as three books. He has been involved in a number of large scale studies including the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA), the Survey for Health, Retirement and Ageing in Europe (SHARE) and the Swedish Longitudinal Occupational Study of Health (SLOSH). He is on the steering committee for a number of international studies, including the Iranian Longitudinal Study of Aging (IRILSA) and Inclusive Cities through Equitable access to Urban Mobility Infrastructures for Dhaka-Bangladesh (EQUIMOB).

He is heavily involved in a number of international professional organisations. He is on the Executive Committee of the British Society of Gerontology (BSG), the President of BSG Cymru, Chair of the BSG Work and Retirement Group, a Member at Large of the Sociology of Ageing (RC11) committee of the International Sociological Association and a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America. He is a member of the Welsh Ministerial Advisory Forum on Ageing and of the International Organization for Standardization Technical Committee for an Ageing Workforce. He is a Deputy Editor for Ageing & Society, an Associate Editor for Social Theory and Health and on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Social Research Methodology and Quality in Ageing and Older Adults.

Latest publications

Who Bears the Brunt? The Impact of Banking Crises on Younger and Older Workers Download PDF
Measuring progress towards longer healthy working lives for older workers Download PDF
Occupational social class trajectories in physical functioning among employed women from midlife to retirement Download PDF
Psychotropic medication before and after the transition to disability retirement Download PDF
Lacking Pace but Not Precision Download PDF
Does stricter employment protection legislation lead to an increased risk of hidden unemployment in later life? Download PDF
The impact of involuntary job loss in later life on the risk of major depression and being prescribed anti-depressant medication. Download PDF
Age-related trajectories of physical functioning in work and retirement Download PDF
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