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10 Oct 2019 - 11 Oct 2019
The Rostock Open Science Workshop will introduce demographic researchers to the tools and pra [...]
22 Oct 2019 - 23 Oct 2019
Ilya Kashnitsky will be running a tw [...]
04 Nov 2019 - 08 Nov 2019
Course dates: 4 - 8 November 2019 [...]
Tue
Oct 01
Gender inequality in health and survival continues to be one of the most important research areas of our times. Biology, lifestyle behaviors, and social characteristics have all been shown to play important roles in explaining gender gaps in survival and health. However, gender differences in health and longevity are more complex than this simple statement suggests. To what extent is the male-female health-survival paradox generalizable to various measures of health, at different stages of the life course and across cohorts, geographic settings, and subgroups? [...]
Wed
Oct 02
The 27th annual workshop of the European Research Network on Transitions in Youth (TIY) will take place in Maastricht, the Netherlands, from 2 to 5 October 2019. The Research Centre for Education and the Labor Market (ROA) of Maastricht University will host this year’s workshop. The theme of this year’s workshop is: Problematic school-to-work transitions in Europe [...]
Thu
Oct 03
An international conference hosted by the University of Luxembourg [...]
Thu
Oct 10
The Rostock Open Science Workshop will introduce demographic researchers to the tools and practices of open science. The Workshop will be held at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) on October 10th and 11th, 2019. Open science aims at making research results and materials open and reproducible. Its goals are to increase transparency and to make research accessible to a wider public. [...]
Wed
Oct 16
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set in 2015 for the year 2030 present a significant challenge to the African continent, home to many of the world’s least developed countries. With the world’s fastest population growth, Africa is in the midst of unprecedented transitions, but country-by-country situations diverge markedly. For instance, for many of the region’s countries, child mortality has dropped quite rapidly, while in others, it stands at world-leading levels. [...]
Thu
Oct 17
Since 2002, yearly conferences have been organized by the European Network for the Sociological and Demographic Study of Divorce. The 2019 edition of the Divorce Conference will be organized by FloPS – Florence Population Studies, a newly established collaboration between the European University Institute and the University of Florence. [...]
Tue
Oct 22
Ilya Kashnitsky will be running a two day workshop on visualizing life course data ahead of the GGP User Conference in Paris. The course will use R and the power of Tidyverse to produce stunning and impactful data visualizations of life course data. The workshop will use worked examples based on GGP data and will involve an interactive program. The workshop will take place at INED and participants are expected to bring their own laptops in order to participate. [...]
Wed
Oct 23
The Generations and Gender Programme, in cooperation with INED, is delighted to announce the 5th GGP Conference to be held 23-25 October 2019 in Paris. This international conference aims to bring together researchers working with data from the Generations and Gender Survey and invites them to present and discuss their most recent methodological approaches and empirical findings. The conference provides a forum for exchange of ideas among current as well as prospective GGP users, policy makers and the research community at large. [...]
Mon
Nov 04
Course dates: 4 - 8 November 2019 The aim of the course is to teach competent Stata users the techniques that allow you to get the most out of Stata and speed up the output of your work. As well as being a powerful tool for statistical analysis, Stata offers a variety of commands for manipulating your data and for formatting, arranging and exporting your results. [...]
Tue
Nov 05
This year’s Conference builds on the previous AAG conferences where the importance of both enabling and appreciating the contributions that older people make to their families, communities and society was acknowledged. The engagement and participation of older people throughout the conference is critical and reflects the conference theme which is “Coming of Age Together – New ways of acting and knowing”. [...]

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