Judith Phillips is Deputy Principal (Research) at the University of Stirling and Professor of Gerontology. Her research interests are in the social, behavioural and environmental aspects of ageing and she has published widely on environmental aspects of ageing, social care and caregiving. She was previously Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor and Director of the Research Institute for Applied Social Sciences at Swansea University. She was also Director of the Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research for Wales and the School for Social Care Research in Wales. She has been highly active in shaping the UK’s gerontological research landscape and her applied research has impacted on government policy. Between 2008 and 2010, she was President of the British Society of Gerontology. In 2016, she chaired the Welsh Government Expert Group on Housing an Ageing Population. She was part of the Futureage group developing the roadmap for ageing research under EU Horizon 2020.