‘Growing Cities, Divided Cities?’ – report on a JSPS-British Academy Collaborative Symposium held January 2016, with a contribution by Dr Mayumi Hayashi.

‘Aging and Urbanization’ – report produced by the McGraw Hill Financial Global Institute in conjunction with the Global Council on Aging, which includes the case of Akita, Japan and its urban innovations (January 2016)

‘Casinos, leaf picking and a new god: supporting older people in Japan’ – article by Dr Mayumi Hayashi for Guardian Healthcare Network (December 2015)

Japan-UK Dementia Symposium 2015 – King’s College London and the Embassy of Japan in the UK co-hosted their Japan-UK Dementia Symposium, focusing on comparisons between Japan and the UK regarding governmental policies, best practices of dementia care, the potential role of Big Data and the latest research into technology and diagnosis.

‘Ageing in Cities’ – 2015 OECD report which examines trends in ageing societies and urban development before assessing the impact of ageing populations on urban areas and strategies for policy and governance. It includes case studies covering the Japanese cities of Toyama and Yokohama.

‘The State of Asian and Pacific Cities 2015’ – second in a series published by UN-Habitat (the United Nations Human Settlements Programme) and ESCAP (the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific), including ‘Ageing and the City’ with key data and trends for Japan and other Asian cities.

‘Lessons from Japan: Tackle the dementia challenge by supporting carers’ – article by Dr Mayumi Hayashi for Health Service Journal (January 2015)

‘Growing Older In Urban Environments: Perspectives from Japan and the UK’ – report on a 2011 symposium at Church House Conference Centre, Westminster by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), held in association with the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and the International Longevity Centre (Japan/UK)