The future of ageing

Current Project

Current in-depth inquiry

Our latest inquiry will explore ethical questions in relation to the role of science and technology in helping people live well in old age.
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Title of request: Deliberative public dialogue: the future of ageing

Commissioning body: Nuffield Council on Bioethics

Aim: To engage with members of the public in a small-scale deliberative dialogue to test the recommendations developed by the Nuffield Council on Bioethics and its working group for The future of ageing inquiry. This will ensure we are advocating policy changes that are ethical, rational, informed and inclusive of public views and values.

Duration: 3 months

Key dates:

  • Closing date for applications: 14 April 2022
  • Shortlisted contractors contacted: 21 April 2022
  • Informal interviews: 28 April 2022
  • Contractor confirmed: 29 April 2022
  • Stimulus materials provided by NCOB: 13 May 2022
  • Start date / inception meeting: 20 May 2022
  • Draft report delivered: 19 July 2022
  • Final report delivered: 29 July 2022

Cost: Tenders are invited in the range of £30,000 - £35,000

Download the documents

Invitation to tender: deliberative public dialogue (PDF)

Invitation to tender: deliberative public dialogue (.docx)

How to apply

The deadline for submissions of full applications is 17:00 on 14 April 2022.

Applications should include details and costings as outlined in this specification (see download links below).

Electronic copies of the tender should be emailed to:
Molly Gray
Research Officer
Nuffield Council on Bioethics

Receipt of your application will be confirmed by email. If you do not receive confirmation within 24 hours of the deadline, please telephone +44 20 7323 6240.