Giovanni Lamura

Research affiliate


Degree in Economics at the University of Ancona (Italy) and Ph.D. in 'Life course and social policy' at the University of Bremen (Germany)


Italian (mother tongue), English and German, French


Centre for Socio-Economic Research on Ageing
Via Santa Margherita 5
60124 Ancona

Tel: +39 71 800 47 97


Family and long-term care of dependent older people; work-life balance; migrant care work; prevention of elder abuse and neglect; ICT-based initiatives to support informal carers; intergenerational solidarity; interdisciplinary research on ageing in general.


Draulans, V. & Lamura, G. (in press). Introduction: Framing Old-age Exclusion from Services. In: Walsh, K., Scharf, T., Van Regenmortel, S. & Wanka, A. (Eds.), Social Exclusion in Later Life: Interdisciplinary and Policy Perspectives. International Perspectives on Aging, 28, 150-156. Springer.

Casanova, G., Principi, A. & Lamura, G. (2020). Social Innovation in Long-Term Care: Lessons from the Italian Case. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(7), 23-67.

Melchiorre, M.G., Papa, R., Quattrini, S., Lamura, G. & Barbabella, F. on behalf of ICARE4EU Consortium (2020). Integrated Care Programs for People With Multimorbidity in European Countries: eHealth Adoption in Health Systems. Biomed Research International, Vol. 2020, Article ID 9025326, 23 pp.

Papa, R., Efthymiou, A., Lamura, G. et al. (2020). Review and Selection of Online Resources for Carers of Frail Adults or Older People in Five European Countries: Mixed-Methods Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 8(6), e14618.

Lamura, G., Di Rosa, M., Papa, R., Poli, A. & Barbabella, F. (2019). Implications of the Use of Migrant Care Work and Web-based Services on Family Caregivers’ Health. International Journal of Care and Caring, 3(1), 97-116.

Lamura, G. & Principi, A. (2019). 2018 Active Ageing Index – Analytical Report. UNECE/European Commission, Geneva/Brussels.

Casanova, G., Tur-Sinai, A. & Lamura, G. (2018). Innovating Long-term Care Provision in Mediterranean Welfare States: A Comparison between Italy and Israel. Journal of Aging and Social Policy (in press).

Barbabella, F., Poli, A., Hanson, E., Andréasson, F., Salzmann, B., Döhner, H., Papa, R., Efthymiou, A., Valenza, S., Pelliccioni, G. & Lamura, G. (2018). Usage and Usability of a Web-based Program for Family Caregivers of Older People in Three European Countries: A Mixed-Methods Evaluation. Comput Inform Nurs, 36(5), 232-241.

Casanova, C., Lamura, G. & Principi, A. (2017). Valuing and Integrating Informal Care as a Core Component of Long-Term Care for Older People: A Comparison of Recent Developments in Italy and Spain. Journal of Aging & Social Policy, 29(3), 201-217.

Barbabella, F., Poli, A., Andréasson, F., Salzmann, B., Papa, R., Hanson, E., Efthymiou, A., Döhner, H., Lancioni, C., Civerchia, P. & Lamura, G. (2016). A Web-Based Psychosocial Intervention for Family Caregivers of Older People: Results from a Mixed-Methods Study in Three European Countries. JMIR Res Protoc, 5(4), e196.