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March 26, 2019 | Defo News

Who moved up, who moved down? Careers over the past 80 years

Read in the new issue of "Demografische Forschung Aus Erster Hand" which factors influenced career advancement and decline in the last 80 years and how differently men and women go through the rush hour of life. more

March 15, 2019 | News | News

Marcus Ebeling was awarded the Young Investigator Award of the German Demographic Association


At this year's annual meeting of the German Society for Demography, which took place in Bamberg from March, 13 to 15,  2019, MPIDR researcher Marcus Ebeling was awarded the Young Investigator Award. more

March 12, 2019 | News | Suessmilch Lecture

Equivalence scales and the distribution of household income: do we know what we´re doing?

On March 19, Martin Werding from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum will give a lecture about equivalence scales and the distribution of household income at the MPIDR. more

January 22, 2019 | News | Suessmilch Lecture

Leveraging Genetics to Inform Social Demography

On January 29, Dalton Conley from Princeton University will give a talk at the MPIDR about sociogenomic research. more

January 15, 2019 | Press Release

Medically assisted reproduction does not raise risk of preterm birth and low birth weight / rez-art

A new MPIDR study in The Lancet shows that couples can decide about using medically assisted reproduction free from concerns about increasing the health risks to their baby. more

January 14, 2019 | News | Rostock

Caravan of Science 2019

From January 14 to 28, the “Wissenskarawane” gives school students the opportunity to get insights into the research done at research institutes in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. On January 14, the MPIDR opens its doors to students. more

January 09, 2019 | News | IMPRS

New Doctoral School for Population, Health and Data Science

Martin Stratmann, President of the Max-Planck Society, has announced the launch of a new International Max Planck Research School focusing on Population Health and Data Science. The school will be hosted at the MPIDR and the University of Rostock and will admit about 20 doctoral students per year. more

January 08, 2019 | Press Release

Men no longer the “stronger” sex

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After reunification, men in East and West Germany felt healthier than women, but now that feeling has been reversed. Today, men consider themselves less healthy than women - especially in the East, a new MPIDR study shows. more

December 19, 2018 | Defo News

Oldest old generally have fewer dementia diseases

Read in the new issue of “Demografische Forschung Aus Erster Hand“ what is so special about the health of those living long and how the stress of fertility clinic patients can be reduced. more

December 18, 2018 | News | Event

Rostock Retreat on Simulation

In July 2019, the Rostock Retreat on Simulation will bring together population researchers and social scientists from many disciplines who use computer simulations to advance discovery and generate new insights. The application deadline is February 28, 2019. more

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.