Dr Martin Hyde is an Associate Professor in Gerontology at Swansea University. His main research interests are on ageing and later life and he has published on a wide range of topics from quality of life, work and retirement, health inequalities and consumption in later life. His recent book ‘Ageing and Globalization’ with Prof Paul Higgs is published by Policy Press. 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). 

Publications

  1. & Socioeconomic differences in healthy and disease-free life expectancy between ages 50 and 75: a multi-cohort study. European Journal of Public Health
  2. & Hazardous Drinking Prevalence and Correlates in Older New Zealanders: A Comparison of the AUDIT-C and the CARET. Journal of Aging and Health, 089826431879410
  3. & Researching Quality of Life in Early Old Age: The Importance of the Sociological Dimension. Social Policy & Administration 37(3), 239-252.
  4. & Can volunteering in later life reduce the risk of dementia? A 5-year longitudinal study among volunteering and non-volunteering retired seniors. PLOS ONE 12(3), e0173885
  5. & Ageing and globalisation. Policy Press.

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Teaching

  • ASPM01 Ageing in a Global Context

    This module provides students with an introduction to population ageing as a national, regional and global phenomenon. It will help them gain an appreciation of its implications for the health, social care and social policy sectors in areas such as retirement, intergenerational relations and family. The module will also help students develop a critical appreciation of some of the key debates raised by population ageing in the wider global context.

Supervision

  • The role of social support networks in the dementia literacy of older people (current)

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    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Sarah Hillcoat-Nalletamby
    Other supervisor: Prof Vanessa Burholt
    Other supervisor: Prof Norah Keating
  • Assessing the Relationship of Concessionary Bus Pass Use and Health for Older People in Wales (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Charles Musselwhite
  • Would a Dementia Village be the best answer for Dementia care in Wales? (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Sarah Hillcoat-Nalletamby
  • The Impact of Natural Disasters on the livelihood assets, and post disaster Vulnerability of Older people in Nepal (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Vanessa Burholt

External Responsibilities

Key Grants and Projects

  • Nya förväntningar - ny balans? Om balans och konflikt mellan arbete och privatliv i Sverige 2013 - 2015

    , with Baltzer M & Leineweber C. , AFA #120130: 2,870,000 SEK