Abodunrin Aminu
Title: Dr
First Name: Abodunrin Quadri
Surname: Aminu
Position: Early Stage Researcher
Telephone: +44 (0)1224 263687
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Abodunrin has been primarily recruited to research one of the 15 projects funded under the Euro-Ageism consortium hosted by several universities across Europe; Netherlands, Poland, Germany, Austria, Sweden, Finland, United Kingdom and Israel.

He is working on a project titled “Putting Ageism in Context: Community vs. Long-term care Oldest old”. The study will be exploring the health and well-being of frail older people in institutional care and those living independently in community settings and to relate these to self- and other-directed ageist views.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research
  • Training organizer
  • Financial committee of the Euro-Ageism Consortium

Academic Background

  • Doctoral Fellow
  • MSc Gerontology
  • BDS Dentistry and Dental Surgery

Research Interests

  • Ageing health and well-being
  • Discrimination in health and social care
  • Health promotions
  • Frailty research
  • Oral health

Current Research

Putting Ageism in Context: Community vs. Long-term care Oldest old


Marie Sklodowska Curie Grant

Professional Memberships

  • Member, International Association of Dental Research
  • Member, Canadian Association of Gerontologists
  • Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria


AMINU, A.Q., 2019. Adult Dental Health Survey 2009: association between oral health outcomes and living arrangements of older adults in the UK. British dental journal227(2), pp.115. Available online at:

BALOGUN, S., YUSUFF, H., ADELEYE, B., BALOGUN, M., AMINU, A., YUSUF, K. and TETTEY, P., 2008. Determinants of bed net use among older people in Nigeria: results from a nationally representative survey. The Pan African Medical Journal, 31, pp. 112. Available online at:

AMINU, A.Q., OMOLARA, O.U., BALOGUN, D.L., ONYEAHEALAM, F.C., ENIOLA, S., ADESANYA, A. and AMINU, B.B., 2017. Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine, 27(3). Available online at:

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Teaching Interests

Quantitative research methods