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Salary: £55,163 to £59,981 per annum depending on skills and experience Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Job Ref: 1679313   [...]
The Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies has been fortunate over the years to offer challenging and rewarding postdoctoral fellowships to exceptional candidates from a number of disciplines and countries. Each postdoctoral fellow who is selected and completes a postdoctoral fellowship here at the Center continues to make an invaluable contribution to our intellectual capital for years to come. [...]
(Allianz-Nachwuchspreis für Demografie)
  Um junge Wissenschaftler/innen im Fachgebiet der Demografie zu fördern, lobt die Allianz in Zusammenarbeit mit der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Demographie (DGD) auch im Jahr 2017 einen Preis für herausragende Arbeiten aus, die einen Bezug zu demografischen Fragestellungen aufweisen. Das von der Allianz gestiftete Preisgeld beträgt insgesamt 6.000 €. Insgesamt werden vier Preise im Wert von je 1.500 € vergeben. Die Preisverleihung erfolgt im Rahmen des Berliner Allianz-Forums im Februar 2018.  [...]
The Centre for demographic research (DEMO) de l'Université catholique de Louvain – Belgium informs you of the launch of the «FSR Post-doc 2018» call for postdoc fellowships by the Université catholique de Louvain. These fellowships – for a period of 24 months – are addressed to researchers who have not stayed or worked in Belgium for more than 12 months over the last 3 years, and with maximum 5 years of postdoctoral experience. [...]
Instructors: Emanuela Struffolino, Prof. Marcel Raab   Date: 18.01 - 19.01.2018  Location: B2,8 Mannheim   [...]
Out now: Population Europe's Quarterly Newsletter! Please download it here:  Population_Europe_Newsletter_October_2017.pdf If you would like to receive the newsletter via email, please sign up here.       [...]
Chair  Brienna Perelli-Harris (University of Southampton)   Membership  Albert Esteve Palos (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics) [...]
Press Release from the UNECE
In a context of continued population ageing, countries in the UNECE region have made strong progress towards promoting active ageing and ensuring inclusive and sustainable societies for all ages. But further efforts are needed to realize the potentials of living longer. These are the main findings of a new report assessing trends and progress in countries’ actions in response to the challenges and potential linked to ageing populations, released today at the opening of the 4th UNECE Ministerial Conference on Ageing, held in Lisbon. [...]
In a recent study, Francesco C. Billari, Osea Giuntella and Luca Stella analysed whether the availability of high-speed Internet influences fertility choices in Germany. The authors worked with data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP). It is a unique dataset because it provides information on fertility histories, availability of Internet access, and also on whether Internet access is based on broadband (DSL) technology. [...]

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