February 11, 2021 | News

Women in Demographic Research

MPIDR Researchers and PhD Students (from left to right): Carolina Coimbra, Marília Nepomuceno, Silvia Loi, Esther Denecke, Ainhoa Alustiza, Sarah Johnson, Mine Kühn, Xinyi Zhao. © MPIDR

Diversity of talented researchers enhances the research and discoveries we deliver as a scientific community. The United Nations is raising awareness of the critical role women and girls play in science and technology with the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. At the MPIDR, we believe in the power of diverse talents and are celebrating this day by showing what research questions drive our female researchers the most.

Some of the female researchers at MPIDR shared on Twitter what they are most passionate about in their research area. Check out our overview here.

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Marília Nepomuceno is Research Scientist in the Laboratory of Demographic Data

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Esther Denecke is PhD Student in the Laboratory of Digital and Computational Demography

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Mine Kühn is Research Scientist in the Laboratory of Population Health

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Sarah Charlotte Johnson is PhD Student in the Laboratory of Digital and Computational Demography

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Ainhoa Alustiza is Research Assistant in the Laboratory of Demographic Data

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Carolina Coimbra Vieira is PhD Student in the Laboratory of Digital and Computational Demography

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Xinyi Zhao is PhD Student in the Laboratory of Digital and Computational Demography

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Silvia Loi is Research Scientist in the Laboratory of Population Health

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About the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The United Nations is celebrating this year’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science with the theme “Women Scientists at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19,” and are bringing together experts working in fields related to the pandemic from different parts of the world for a digital conference.

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.