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Dr Martin Hyde is an Associate Professor in Gerontology at Swansea University. His main research interests are ageing and later life and he has published on a wide range of topics from quality of life, work and retirement, health inequalities and globalization. He has published widely in peer reviewed journals, numerous reports and book chapters as well as 3 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 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, 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 also the Chair of the Ministerial Advisory Forum on Ageing group on Preparing for the Future and the Chair of the BSG Work and Retirement Group. He is a Deputy Editor for Ageing & Society and a member of the Integrated Datasets in Europe for Ageing Research network (IDEAR).