News & Press Releases

November 8, 2019 | News

Computational Methods and Data Sources for Migration Research in the Digital Era

The MPIDR organizes a workshop on migration data and models, at the 11th Social Informatics Conference in Doha, Qatar, on November 18th, 2019. more

November 7, 2019 | News | Suessmilch Lecture

Measuring health inequalities – and why we struggle to reduce them

On November 12th, Alastair Leyland from the University of Glasgow, will give a lecture titled "Measuring health inequalities – and why we struggle to reduce them" as part of the Suessmilch Lecture series. more

November 7, 2019 | News | First Annual Academy

New Doctoral Program IMPRS-PHDS started

The first Annual Academy of the new doctoral program IMPRS-PHDS was held at the MPIDR at the beginning of November. 22 doctoral students form the first cohort of the program. more

October 31, 2019 | News | New Publication

Stagnation of mortality improvement in England and Wales

Long overlooked and recently discovered through a detailed data analysis: young and middle-aged men and women in England and Wales have significantly higher mortality rates than the same age groups in comparable countries since the early 2000s. more

October 28, 2019 | News | Rostock Open Science Workshop

How to work open access as demographer

The Rostock Open Science Workshop introduced demographic researchers to the tools and practices of open science. Now they are available for everyone. more

October 17, 2019 | News | New Publication

How children influence the life expectancy of their parents

Does having children make us live longer? The numbers say yes, but the reasons are not yet understood. There somehow seems to be a link between people’s life expectancy and the number of children they have. more

October 16, 2019 | News | Suessmilch Lecture

His and her earnings following parenthood in the US, Germany and UK

On October 22nd, 2019, Kelly Musick from Cornell University, will give a lecture on couples’ earnings following first child birth in the US, the UK and Germany and resulting gender equality. more

October 15, 2019 | News | Succesful Workshop

Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Gender Gaps in Health

Can science reduce gender inequalities in health? This is one of the many questions that was posed at the MPIDR-conference “Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Gender Gaps in Health and Mortality” in Italy in early October. more

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