Groups 4 Retirement
We are looking for people who are willing to take part in a research study looking at the role that social networks make to retirement adjustment and well-being.
If you are retired or about to retire and would like to be involved, please select one of the following options:
For those who are approaching retirement…
If you are about to retire and would like to undertake our online survey, please click the “Survey: I am APPROACHING Retirement” button above. Participation takes about 30 minutes, and after completing this we will contact you at retirement and a few months after retirement, to see if you are willing to answer similar questions. The purpose of this is to track your experience in the transition to retirement. These surveys will each take the same amount of time to complete.
For those who have already retired…
If you have already retired and would like to be involved in our online study, please click the
“Survey: I am ALREADY retired” button above.
Participation takes about 30 minutes.
Click here to download. File size: 345kb.
Steffens, N.K., Cruwys, T., Haslam, C., Jetten, J., & Haslam, S.A. (2016). Social group memberships in retirement are associated with reduced risk of premature death : Evidence from a longitudinal cohort study. BMJ Open, 6, e010164.
Press coverage in UQ News: Want a longer life? Join the club!