News & Press Releases

February 21, 2017 | On our own behalf

New Media Library

Recently, we have put online our media library. You will find many graphics, created over the past years on the basis of MPIDR research results, as well as press pictures and flyers. more

January 25, 2017 | Suessmilch Lecture

Health inequalities in Europe

On January 31, Johan Mackenbach from the Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, will give a talk at the MPIDR entitled "Health inequalities in Europe. New insights from comparative studies”. more

January 10, 2017 | Rostock

Caravan of Science 2017

From January 11 to 24, the “Wissenskarawane” gives school students the opportunity to get insights into the research done at research institutes in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. On January 17, the MPIDR opens its doors to students. more

December 19, 2016 | News

Cognitive abilities of low birth weight children show strong improvement

A low birth weight is considered a risk factor for decreased cognitive abilities in later life. This risk factor now seems to be dissolving; it is much less pronounced in younger birth cohorts. more

December 16, 2016 | News


On December 15, former MPIDR PhD student László Németh successfully defended his thesis at the University of Rostock. more

November 28, 2016 | Suessmilch Lecture

Evaluating multi-regional population projections

On December 1, Joel E. Cohen from the Rockefeller University, NY, USA, will give a talk at the MPIDR entitled "Evaluating multi-regional population projections with Taylor's law of mean-variance scaling and its generalization". more

November 15, 2016 | Call for Papers

Human Mortality Database Symposium

In 2017 the Human Mortality Database Project celebrates its 15th anniversary. On this occasion a symposium will be held on May 22 to 23, 2017 in Berlin. more

November 9, 2016 | News

Rostock Retreat on data visualization

In June 2017 the MPIDR hosts the Rostock Retreat on data visualization. The retreat aims to bring together people  interested in the visualization of population data. Applications will be accepted until January 15, 2017. more

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