Vicente Rodríguez

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Vicente Rodríguez

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Research Professor, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)


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Vicente Rodriguez-Rodriguez holds a PhD in Geography from the Universidad Complutense, Madrid and currently he is Research Professor at the Centre for Humanities and Social Sciences, Spanish National Research Council. As a member of the Research Group on Ageing (GIE-CSIC), his research focuses on various aspects of ageing and its social consequences (residential strategies, health and dependency, active ageing, quality of life, care homes and COVID-19, qualitative analysis). The latest publications (peer-reviewed papers, books and book chapters) have focused mainly on active ageing and some other aspects of the social approach to ageing. Recently, Dr Rodriguez is leading two research initiatives on older people care homes during the pandemic as a response of the CSIC calls on COVID-19. A general view of his CV can be accessed at:

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Older people; Active ageing; Care homes


Research projects on COVID and Long-Term Care

Project “Nursing Homes and COVID-19. The challenge of the health of the elderly during the coronavirus pandemic. SUBPROJECT: “Environments of the elderly, protectors in health emergency situations” (COVID-19) AID CSICCOVID-19 (Extraordinary Urgent Measures to address the Economic and Social Impact of COVID-19 (ref. 202010E158). I.P. Dr. Diego Ramiro

Project “Research on elderly people in nursing homes in times of COVID-19”. CALL FOR PROJECTS: Science Counts. Line COVID-19.  CSIC General Foundation ( ref. FGCCLC-2021-0012). I.P. Dr. Vicente Rodríguez

BRANYAS Project: Estimation of risk profiles against COVID-19 in the population housed in older people’ nursing homes. PTI+ GLOBAL HEALTH, WP10 NURSING HOMES, EUropean Recovery Funds (REC_EU), 1/4/2021-31/12/2022. SGL2021-03-056. I.P. Dr. Diego Ramiro

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