"Evolution: Holistic Ageing in an Age of Change"
19th-22nd March 2012, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Organised by Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society

Professor Du Peng
Professor Du Peng, Ph. D., graduated from the Renmin University of China in 1992.

He is a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at School of Social Work and School of Gerontology at USC, 2009-2010. Currently he is director and professor of the Gerontology Institute, Renmin University of China.

His academic titles include vice-president, China Gerontological Society; president, Beijing Association of Gerontology. He is also the chair of International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics Asia/Oceania Region, board member of United Nations International Institute on Ageing, and board member of HelpAge International.

He has published numerous books and manuscripts on ageing and persons with disabilities related the topics.

Positions and Work Experience

April 2005 - Present

Director, University Office of Academic Research, Renmin University of China.

April 2003 - Present

Professor, Director, Institute of Gerontology, Renmin University of China.

June 2000 - April 2003

Professor, Deputy Director, Institute of Population Research, Renmin University.

May 1994 - May 2000

Associate Professor, Institute of Population Research, Renmin University of China.

July 1992 - May 1994

Lecturer, Institute of Population Research, Renmin University of China.

August 2009 - July 2010

Fulbright Visiting Scholar, School of Gerontology and School of Social Work, University of Southern California, USA.

July 2005 - August 2005

Visiting Scholar, Gerontology Institute, King's College, London University, and Gerontology Institute, Oxford University, UK.

December 2000 - December 2001

Visiting Scholar, Centre for Ageing Studies, Flinders University of South Australia.

January 2000 - February 2000

Visiting Scholar, School of Geography, Nottingham University, UK.

December 1995 - September 1996

Post-doctoral researcher, Centre for Demographic Studies, Duke University, USA.

March 1995 - December 1995

Visiting Scholar, Centre for Ageing Studies, Flinders University of South Australia.

Professional Honors, Awards and Fellowships

Outstanding Scholar Award, 2007, China Population Association

Excellent Gerontologist Award, 2006, Gerontology Society of China

Research Award, 2002, China Population Association

Social Science Research Award, 2000, Beijing Federation of Philosophy and Social Science

Fulbright Visiting Scholar, 2009-2010, University of Southern California, USA

Visiting Scholar, December, 2000 to December, 2001, Centre for Ageing Studies, Flinders University of South Australia, sponsored by China Scholarship Council

Monograph on 'The Process of Population Ageing in China' Received Excellent Research Award, Gerontological Society of China, 1997

Paper on 'The Living arrangements of Beijing Elderly: a cohort perspective analysis'

Received Excellent Research Paper Award, China Population Association, 1997

Excellent Research Award by Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation, 1997

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