February 27, 2012 | News

Happy Birthday, Demography!

On this date 350 years ago, John Graunt presented to the Royal Society in London the first life tables. This date is considered the birthday of demography. more

February 21, 2012 | City of Young Scientists 2013

Rostock in the race for the title

Rostock and Jena are the finalists in the annual competition. The prize is awarded to cities that have made exceptional efforts to get young people interested in science. more

February 14, 2012 | News


Karin Tesching has defended her thesis successfully at the University of Stockholm. She analysed the interrelations between a woman’s educational trajectory and her childbearing behaviour. more

February 6, 2012 | News

Young Investigator Award for Eva Kibele

Eva Kibele will be awarded the Young Investigator Award of the German Society for Demography. She investigated mortality on a regional-level. more

February 3, 2012 | In the Press

MaxNetAging in the Irish Times

The geriatrician Desmond O´Neill has published an article about this year's MaxNetAging conference in the Irish Times. He was impressed by the diversity of the research areas presented at the conference and the international nature of the meeting. more

January 30, 2012 | In the Press

"DonĀ“t be middle-aged"

The publication of MPIDR-researcher Emilio Zagheni on the CO2 emissions of people of different ages has been widely perceived in the international media.  "Don´t be middle-aged," concludes the Economist for example. more

January 16, 2012 | New Publication

Stepfamilies lag behind

Stepfamilies are disadvantaged economically in France and West Germany, but not in the East, finds MPIDR researcher Michaela Kreyenfeld. more

January 10, 2012 | News

Living and Dying in Aging Societies

How is our brain aging? How was aging perceived in former cultures? These are topics MaxNetAging Researchers are dealing with. In mid-January they will be meeting at their annual conference. more

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